"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.