Employee Recognition Series: Caroline Osborne, Embryologist

Posted in General | Tagged Employee Recognition Series, Caroline Osborne, Michael Lee, IVF laboratory October 29, 2018

Caroline Osborne began working at Fertility Solutions in 2012 as an Embryologist after completing her degree in Clinical Laboratory Science. Within a year of her arrival, Caroline began her training in embryology. She truly loves coming to work every day because of the wonderful people she gets to work alongside. In her free time, she likes taking walks with her family and cooking. Caroline has…

Safe and Secure Egg, Sperm and Embryo Storage at Fertility Solutions

Posted in Fertility Solutions | Tagged Michael Lee, IVF laboratory, Frozen storage, Embryo storage, Semen storage March 15, 2018

From Michael Lee, MS, TS, ELD (ABB): Director of Laboratories, Fertility Solutions Keeping in mind the recent reports of problems with frozen storage at several clinics, I would like to let both our current and prospective patients know the following information: 24/7 Monitoring Fertility Solutions embryo and semen storage tanks are continuously monitored 24/7 via local and remote access…

Why Does the IVF Lab “shut down” for a Week in December?

Posted in IVF | Tagged IVF, IVF laboratory, Michael Lee January 8, 2018

By Michael Lee, MS, TS, ELD Many patients find it inconvenient to delay a cycle due to the IVF lab closing in December, and we wanted to offer an explanation for why this process is needed. IVF laboratory instruments The IVF lab consists of numerous highly sophisticated instruments. These include 11 very critical benchtop incubators, warmers, heated surfaces for microscopes and laminar flow…

Laboratory Quality Control and Quality Assurance at Fertility Solutions

Posted in Fertility Solutions, General | Tagged Michael Lee, IVF laboratory January 12, 2017

Michael Lee, MS, TS, ELD (ABB) is the board certified Laboratory Director at Fertility Solutions. Michael prepared the following explanation of quality control and quality assurance within the laboratory at Fertility Solutions. The laboratories at Fertility Solutions are monitored 24/7, 365 days per year by a state-of-the-art wireless system from Temp Trak. Each instrument has an individual…

Air Quality and VOC’s, What Are They and Why Does It Matter? 

Posted in Fertility Solutions, General | Tagged VOCs, Michael Lee, IVF laboratory December 5, 2016

Michael Lee, MS, TS, ELD (ABB) is the board certified Laboratory Director at Fertility Solutions. Michael prepared the following explanation of volatile organic compounds and how they factor into the results of fertility treatments and procedures performed in a laboratory setting. VOC’s, or Volatile Organic Compounds, are found in the air to varying degrees. A volatile organic compound (VOC) is t…