Archive for March 10th, 2011

Oversight of the IVF Lab: Embryologist certification/director presence

March 10, 2011Carole 3 Comments »

In 2009, Ochsner Health Systems, in Louisiana decided to close its in vitro fertilization program because of multiple egregious mistakes in the embryology lab which resulted in making embryos from 15 women unusable. The errors were attributed solely to the embryologist who was not a hospital employee, but a contractor. The errors were two fold: […]

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