What is SART?
Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) is an organization dedicated to the practice of IVF or assisted reproductive technology (ART). The mission of SART is to establish and maintain standards for IVF treatment so that you receive the highest possible level of care.
More than 90% of IVF centers in the country are members of this organization, including Institute for Human Reproduction. Member clinics meet the highest standards of quality, safety and patient care.
What does SART do?
IVF outcomes reporting
SART reports birth outcome data from its member clinics. This provides reliable information for patients to make informed decisions and understand the likelihood of success with different treatment options. IHR has staff dedicated to reporting outcomes for every reporting year.
Sets guidelines for best practices in the field of ART:
As a requirement for membership SART member IVF treatment centers must adhere to the highest standards in ART.
Patient advocacy and regulatory review:
SART plays a significant role in interacting with members of Congress and their staff regarding pending legislation which may have a direct impact of the practice of ART. Most major insurance companies look to SART as centers of excellence. In fact, many insurance companies will only provide coverage at SART member centers.
SART has played a major role as an advocate in providing consultation in an effort to improve quality practice.