Health insurance companies versus patients and doctors

(Monday, May 05, 2014) As medical costs are spiraling out of control , health insurance companies are trying to do their best to control their losses. Because of medical inflation , they are losing money hand over fist. Newer medical procedures are often much more...

Managing IVF failure

(TUESDAY, MAY 06, 2014) Managing IVF failure - a guide for the doctor from Aniruddha Malpani I was invited to give a presentation on Managing Failed IVF cycles at the 3rd International Conference on Pearls and Pitfalls in Gynecological Endoscopy an...

From Infertility to Maternity - Conference at Aurangabad

(WEDNESDAY, MAY 07, 2014) I was the Chief Guest at the Conference on Infertility to Maternity organised in Aurangabad recently by Dr Bondhale who has been running the successful MGM IVF clinic for the last 5 years

How IVF doctors fool patients

(THURSDAY, MAY 08, 2014) Patients do IVF treatment with a lot of expectations . IVF treatment is extremely expensive , but they know that this is the one option which maximizes their chances of getting pregnant . However, when patients are not well infor...

Culturing Embryos in individual droplets acts like low cost Embryoscope - a photo essay

(FRIDAY, MAY 09, 2014) This is a guest post by Dr. Sai, Head Embryologist, Malpani Infertility Clinic Pvt. Ltd. The desired outcome of IVF is a healthy baby . This is why transferring a single top quality embryo which will implant is the ultimate g...

Why are Indian health insurance companies so reluctant to engage with their customers ?

(Wednesday, May 07, 2014) I recently spoke to a health insurance company executive . I suggested to him that the best way that health insurance companies can stop hemorrhaging money with their ever increasing claims loss ratios because of the epidemic of...

Patient compliments from Malpani Infertility Clinic

(Saturday, May 10, 2014)

Study shows older women should opt for IVF Treatment directly

(Saturday, May 10, 2014) A randomized controlled trial in older women with unexplained infertility to compare treatment initiated with two cycles of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation/IUI versus immediate IVF demonstrated superior pregnancy rates with fewer treatmen...

A complaint is a gift - handling patient complaints at Malpani Infertility Clinic

(Saturday, May 10, 2014) Like all doctors, I love hearing compliments and getting chocolates when patients get pregnant after IVF. IVF can be a happy specialty, as we help to change people's lifes for the better by giving them a deeply loved child. Like all doctors,...

Endometriosis - laparoscopy or IVF

                                                Patients with endometriosis who are infertile are often very confused. They don't know which doctor they should go to ? Gynecologist ? Infertility specialist ? and what treatment they should take. The first point...