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ARC Fertility Among Thirty Companies Recognized for Achievements During 2nd Annual Health Value Awards

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (PRWEB) MAY 02, 2019 – Validation Institute, an independent, objective, 3rd party organization focused on changing healthcare, hosted the second annual Health Value Awards Sunday evening at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. The ceremony recognized more than thirty companies and individuals leading innovative changes in healthcare.


The ARC Fertility Program: Validation Institute 2019 Health Value Award Finalist

Spotlighting outstanding, value-based healthcare services

Portsmouth, N.H. – March 7, 2019 – The Validation Institute is pleased to announce this year’s 85 Health Value Award finalists. In its second year, the Health Value Awards continues to recognize outstanding services, products, and programs across 34 categories spanning the healthcare industry.

“We’re so excited to celebrate our award finalists. Participating in the Health Value Awards shows these healthcare companies and providers are not only committed to providing high-quality, value-based healthcare, but are ready to lead the industry in this new, exciting, and necessary direction,” said RD Whitney, CEO of Validation Institute.

More interviews Dr. Adamson

Dr. Adamson and Heather discuss the various treatment packages and other financial options ARC Fertility offers.

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I’d like to start by hearing a little bit more about you and ARC Fertility as a whole. Tell us about your background, how you ended up specializing in reproductive endocrinology, and why you founded ARC Fertility.


Dr. Adamson Quoted in Economist Article


Dr. Adamson was quoted in an article in The Economist. Here is an excerpt.

“…Can IVF be made cheaper? Experts see two ways to try. The first is to cut the use of drugs, tests or procedures that for many couples are clearly unnecessary. The second is to work out how the cost and effectiveness of simpler methods compare with those of the standard package…


HelloGiggles Quotes Fertility Expert Dr. Adamson


HelloGiggles said, “About two weeks ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a recommendation directed toward young women who weren’t taking birth control, recommending that any women who ‘could get pregnant’ should avoid imbibing alcohol unless they’re using contraception….So what’s the real truth here?


Dr. Adamson Quoted in Max Sports and Fitness Article Feb 2016

A Private Heartache: Facing Infertility

A Private Heartache: Facing Infertility

Remember that “birds and bees” talk when you were an adolescent? Invariably, it included a caution against unprotected sex – because “it only takes once” to conceive a baby. But for those couples experiencing infertility, conception is not that easy.

Infertility – or the inability to conceive after one year of regular, unprotected intercourse – affects more couples than you may think, said David Adamson, MD, founder and CEO of ARC fertility. “Over their lifetime, about one couple in six will have diffculty getting pregnant when they want to,” he explained.


MedicalDaily Quotes Dr. Adamson on Egg Freezing


Everybody Is Doing It?

Adamson suggests egg freezing is a better choice for women with certain health problems that affect their egg quality. For example, women undergoing cancer treatment or those with a family history of premature ovarian failure would benefit. It’s also ideal for women who want to preserve their fertility until a time that’s more suitable for them to have a baby.


Dr. Adamson Quoted in Article about OTC Pain Med and Fertility


Dr. Adamson was quoted in’s recent story on over-the-counter medications and fertility.

Over-The-Counter Pain Medication: The Latest Fertility Don’t?

According to a blog written by Dr. David Adamson in Huffington Post, NSAIDs have been suspected as potentially inhibiting ovulation, by infertility specialists active in the field, for quite some time. The surprise is in how little medication is required over minimal days during a menstrual cycle, for this deleterious effect to be produced.

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ARC Fertility Releases Key Findings on Fertility Treatments at ASRM Annual Meeting

New studies analyze impacts of national and regional social and economic differences, doctor-patient communication, and digital information on treatment selection and frequency

Saratoga, CA (November 4, 2015) ARC Fertility, a pioneer in innovative fertility treatment options, today announced the findings from new studies on key factors influencing the frequency, selection and success of fertility treatment methods from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s ( 2015 Annual Meeting.

“The research we conducted in cooperation with other leading institutions shows a direct correlation between a number of factors on when, where and how women select reproductive treatments,” said Dr. David Adamson, CEO and Chairman of ARC Fertility and co-author of the studies. “We believe these insights can help promote best practices in reproductive health and assist patients and their physicians in making the best choices that provide the most optimal outcomes.”


Dr. Adamson Featured as Source for WebMD Slideshow


Dr. Adamson was featured as a source for‘s recent slideshow on hormone imbalance.

Your Hormones, Your Health

Feeling bloated, irritable, or just not your best? A hormone imbalance could be to blame. Hormones are chemical “messengers” that impact the way your cells and organs function. It’s normal for your levels to shift at different times of your life, such as before and during your period or a pregnancy, or during menopause. But some medications and health issues can cause them to go up or down, too.

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ARC Fertility Introduces the ARC Telehealth System Mobile Solution

Demand for Telehealth is Increasing

Largest network of fertility specialists in the United States provides technology to enhance communication between fertility patients and medical professionals

Saratoga, CA, October 15, 2015 – ARC® Fertility today announced its Telehealth System, designed to help fertility patients connect with medical professionals via mobile devices to improve communication, speed treatment and increase quality of care. The ARC® Telehealth System allows medical practices specializing in in-vitro fertilization and other fertility treatments additional flexibility to connect with patients, delivering a cost-effective tool for enabling high-quality care while ensuring confidentiality. This solution is HIPAA compliant. In addition, the system features on-screen sharing of important medical information such as test results, e-document signing to ensure compliance, and options to appropriately record essential aspects of the interaction for medical record purposes.


New ARC Fertility Success Program Broadens Portfolio of Affordable IVF Treatment Options


Three-cycle program can nearly double the chance for success while lowering the overall cost to bring home a baby

SARATOGA, Calif., Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — ARC Fertility® ( today announced its new program designed to maximize the chances for having a baby as a result of in vitro fertilization, without increasing the financial burden of a multi-cycle IVF treatment program. The ARC® Success Program [] provides multi-cycle packages with a rebate to the patient upon the birth of a baby. Roughly 48 percent of patients undergoing a single cycle of IVF treatment have a baby, but that success rate grows to 83 percent for patients undergoing three cycles of treatment.

“We know that for women seeking to become pregnant through IVF treatment the two biggest concerns are whether the procedure will result in a live birth and how much it will cost,” said Dr. David Adamson, CEO of ARC Fertility. “Our new ARC Success Program can help relieve those concerns by substantially increasing the opportunity for success through multiple cycles of treatment while containing the overall cost. We are excited to offer this innovative program to our ARC member clinics and their IVF patients.”


Dr. David Adamson, CEO of ARC Fertility Honored by RESOLVE: The National Fertility Organization

Night of Hope

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association Recognizes Dr. Adamson’s Contributions to the Family Building Community

Saratoga, CA, September 29, 2015 – David Adamson, MD, FRCSC, FACOG, FACS, reproductive endocrinologist, surgeon, medical director of Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) Fertility Physicians of Northern California, and Chief Executive Officer of ARC® Fertility is being awarded the Barbara Eck Founders Award, RESOLVE’s highest award, for his demonstrated leadership, volunteerism, and research in the field of infertility. Dr. Adamson will accept the award at RESOLVE’s Night of Hope Gala on November 17, 2015 in New York City. As the organization that supports and provides a voice for people diagnosed with infertility, RESOLVE established the Hope Awards to recognize professionals, companies, volunteers, and the media who have demonstrated leadership in the infertility field or have made a positive impact in the lives of people struggling with infertility.


Thinking about Pregnancy? Think about Your Thyroid

Check the thyroid is important if you are trying to get pregnant.

Fertility specialists have long noticed a relationship between thyroid disorders and reproductive health issues including irregular periods, difficulty getting pregnant, and multiple miscarriages early in pregnancy. During Thyroid Awareness Month and with new research, it’s worth knowing about a not uncommon and treatable problem that may be affecting your plans for a new family.