Archive for the ‘Patient Advocacy’ Category


Exciting Fertility Legislation Proposed

by | June 26th, 2018

Fertility legislation – Making a difference on Advocacy Day Ovation Fertility™ and its partner physicians are committed to improving the lives of men and women who are struggling with infertility. As part of this commitment, some of our reproductive endocrinologists participate in RESOLVE Advocacy Day – and this year they are excited to announce a  

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Introducing the New TFC Website

by | January 27th, 2014

We expanded our fertility footprint with new fertility clinics that opened last year in San Antonio, joining our clinics in Austin and Round Rock. We will open a new clinic in South Austin in 2014!  Now, we welcome the online community to experience our redesigned Texas Fertility Center website. When TFC opened in 1980, the  

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TFC & D.C.: Giving Voice to Fertility Advocacy

by | May 8th, 2013

Fertility specialists and all those affected by the disease of infertility will converge on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. this month as part of the National Infertility Association (RESOLVE) Advocacy Day (resolve.org/advocacyday) on May 8. Texas Fertility Center has a long history of participating in advocacy efforts, both at the state and national level. In  

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After Infertility: Advice from TFC Parents

by | April 2nd, 2013

Texas Fertility Center’s 27th IVF Baby Reunion, set for April 7, got us thinking: What words of comfort, encouragement and advice can our parents with success stories offer current patients? Surely they remember what it’s like in the trenches: braving fertility drug injections, mood swings and revolving-door fertility appointments. Our TFC fertility nurses, reproductive endocrinologists  

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Making Sense of Fertility Coverage in 2013

by | January 8th, 2013

Your goal is to become pregnant in the New Year. At Texas Fertility Center, we resolve to help you navigate your insurance company’s call center maze and complex insurance forms that will hopefully result in your being able to maximize your coverage for infertility diagnosis and treatment. Investigating and understanding your insurance plan takes patience,  

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Infertility Once Made Hugh Jackman Miserable

by | January 3rd, 2013

Hugh Jackman, star of the holiday film Les Miserables, experienced a difficult time conceiving before adopting his children, Oscar (12) and Ava (7). The actor shared his story on a December episode of the talk show Katie. The Pain of a Failed IVF Cycle In-vitro fertilization (IVF) resulted in miscarriage for the Jackmans, and they  

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We Feel Your Pain: TFC Is Making Fertility Care Affordable

by | November 19th, 2012

Ouch! Thirty years and more than 12,000 babies born gives our fertility center unique experience in identifying every available cost-saving benefit for our patients. “Our goal at Texas Fertility Center is to ensure that every patient has as much information as possible about ways to ease the financial burden of infertility treatment,” says Missy Dillard,  

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Preserving Fertility

by | October 31st, 2012

I am so incredibly blessed to be part of a wonderful team here at TFC that changes people’s lives every day. I am awestruck when those same patients can then change my life in a very personal way with their heartfelt gratitude. Recently, I had a patient who was newly diagnosed with cancer who came  

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TFC Takes Steps to Cure Breast Cancer

by | October 2nd, 2012

At Texas Fertility Center, we passionately advocate for women’s health issues, from changing laws to make infertility treatment affordable to raising awareness about breast cancer prevention and treatment. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, TFC will share blog topics, Facebook posts and Twitter tweets that encourage our online friends to get involved. When you LIKE, share  

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What TFC Is Doing To Help the Infertility Community

by | September 1st, 2012

Out of pocket? What TFC is doing to help the infertility community Caring for patients involves more than infertility diagnosis, treatment and resolution. Texas Fertility Center physicians and staff spend time, here in Austin and Washington D.C., advocating for those faced with infertility. These efforts include building awareness among our legislative delegation about infertility, supporting  

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