October 07, 2014
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at HHS has asked us to help provide information to the health care community on Ebola.
September 26, 2014
This week, ASRM and SART submitted comments to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on proposed changes to the National ART Surveillance System data reporting requirements. The Fertility Clinic Success Rate and Certification Act of 1992 requires specific data related to pregnancy and live births achieved using ART, as well as clinic specific live birth rates, be reported to the CDC on an annual basis by clinics at which assisted reproductive technology procedures are performed.
August 13, 2014
On Tuesday, August 19, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is hosting a Grand Round webcast on the topic of strategies associated with the detection, prevention, and management of infertility. This session will address clinical approaches to improving the safety and efficacy of infertility treatments in an effort to promote healthy pregnancy outcomes.
July 18, 2014
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the final version of its National Public Health Action Plan for the Detection, Prevention and Management of Infertility.
April 30, 2014
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Population Affairs and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report, “Providing Quality Family Planning Services - Recommendations of CDC and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs.” These new recommendations can play an important role in improving the reproductive health of all Americans.
March 31, 2014
CDC has recently published its 2011 Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) National Summary Report. This report uses pooled data from the National ART Surveillance System (NASS) to provide an in-depth picture of the type, number, and outcomes of ART cycles performed in the United States.
January 10, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its 2012 sexually transmitted disease (STD) surveillance data. This annual report of statistics and trends for three reportable sexually transmitted diseases in the United States (chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis) shows that STD rates for all three diseases continue to increase.