"Our patients are very discerning, well educated, and do a lot of research about what clinic they will go to" ... Virtus chief executive Sue Channon. Photo: Louise Kennerley Virtus Health chief executive Sue Channon has questioned whether Primary Health Care could successfully enter the $500 million fertility market, saying the company will struggle to attract specialists and satisfy customers who are wary of low cost offerings.
New bill would require insurance companies to offer coverage for fertility treatments
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- One in eight women struggle with infertility. There's help available like in vitro fertilization, but not all families can afford the pricey services. A state representative has introduced a new bill to change that, and a local woman's public fertility fight helped inspire the measure.
What It's Like When Your Wife Is Pregnant - at the Same Time as You
From left: Toby Fleischman, Lemon the Shih Tzu, and Lindsay Lanciault Usually, when a couple says "we're pregnant," it's a figure of speech. But for married pair Lindsay Lanciault and Toby Fleischman, they mean it quite literally. The two sit across from each other at a busy cafe sharing tomato soup and bread on a cloudy Saturday.
Since quitting my day job over 3 years ago to "de-stress" and focus on our TTC plans I have picked up the habit of dabbling in the stock market - primarily the NASDAQ (nasdaq.com). My job had me flying over 140k miles a year and away on projects entirely too much.
CGS : Big Business in Babies: First IVF Company Now Being Traded on the Stock Market
Virtus Health is an Australian company that owns and operates 36 fertility clinics, and provides more than a third of the in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles performed in the country last year. Together with its partner, the private-equity firm Quadrant, Virtus Health made financial history recently when it became the world's first IVF provider to go public - to the tune of nearly half a billion dollars.
In-vitro fertilisation is a big trend - stocks to benefit - www.thebull.com.au
Falling in love with big trends and ignoring company fundamentals and valuations is a dangerous investment trap. By the time you hear about a new trend in the popular media, professional investors are often set in the stock, and the valuation has captured the upside. That is not to say trends are unimportant.
Fertility Technology What it Means for Women Over 50
IVF Treatment for Women over 50 It is pretty standard knowledge that a womans reproductive years are between the ages of 25 to 35 but start to decline as she ages. Due to the amount of stress related activities associated with a consumerism economy most married and unmarried woman are choosing to wait to have a family.
Drugs for IVF #2 have arrived and with it my IVF OCD.
My drugs for this reset round arrived today. What can I say. Is it a sign that you've done something too many times when you have a "system" for your IVF drugs? When did I become this anal?! I suppose it wasnt just between round 1 & 2 of IVF.
Australian shares have been hit hard recently but few have been punished as much as Virtus Health Ltd (ASX: VRT), which has shed a massive 22.9% from its price over the last week to trade at just $5.98 per share. Virtus Health is Australia's largest provider of In Vitro Fertilisation, or IVF as it is more commonly known.