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LOS ALTOS, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univfy Inc., a leading healthcare innovator, will be featured in the upcoming airing of Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr., on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at 7:00 a.m. EST via Discovery Channel.
The show, which focuses on innovations in health, will highlight recent advancements taking place in the fertility industry with a behind-the-scenes look at Univfy Inc. Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr. will explore Univfy's work developing personalized prediction tests of fertility treatment success for patients and their healthcare providers. The segment will inform an array of Univfy IVF Prediction Tests, developed based on original research at Stanford University and ongoing collaboration with leading IVF clinics, including New York University Fertility Center, IVI, Boston IVF, Reproductive Associates of Delaware, and Ottawa Fertility Centre.
"We are pleased to be featured in Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr.," says Univfy Co-founder and CEO Mylene Yao, M.D. "Univfy's mission is to help fertility patients navigate their fertility journeys, equipped with the best information about their personalized chances of IVF success that today's science can provide."
"We look forward to educating our audience on these advantageous health-related innovations taking place in the healthcare industry," said Robert Sikich, producer for Innovations and DMG Productions.
Univfy, a privately-held company based in Los Altos, Ca., aims to support fertility patients every step of their journey towards building a healthy family. Univfy's current product suite offers online In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Prediction Tests to provide an accurate and personalized prediction of the probability of having a baby with IVF.
Though IVF is the most effective fertility treatment for many, patients often struggle with decisions over a procedure that costs thousands of dollars out-of-pocket for a chance of success that seems like a roll of the dice. Univfy's product suite offers a unique insight. The Univfy Program is the only online site where fertility patients can learn their chances of IVF success based on validated analysis of their personal reproductive health data. Univfy's predictions are validated by our research to be more than 1,000 times more accurate than age-estimates (likelihood scale), the current standard. Based in Los Altos, Ca., Univfy was founded in 2009 by former Stanford University professor Mylene Yao, M.D., and Stanford University professor Wing Wong, Ph.D.
For more information, visit: www.univfy.com, or call 1-877-9UNIVFY, or 1-650-961-1307.
Innovations, hosted by award-winning actor Ed Begley, Jr., is an information-based series geared toward educating the public on the latest breakthroughs in all areas of society. Featuring practical solutions and important issues facing consumers and professionals alike, Innovations focuses on cutting-edge advancements in everything from health and wellness to global business, renewable energy, and more.
For more information visit: www.InnovationsTelevision.com, or call (866) 496-4065.
About DMG Productions:
The DMG production team consists of producers, cameramen and editors that have worked for CNN, TLC, Discovery, and other major news and cable networks. The staff includes personnel specialized in various fields from agriculture to medicine, independent films to regional news. The field producers utilize the core concepts from our producers who storyboard our programs, and work closely with experts in the field to develop the educational programs. This powerful force enables the team to consistently produce commercial-free, educational programming that both viewers and networks depend on.
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