Which key performance indicators are optimal to assess clinical management of assisted reproduction cycles?
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Paul Pirtea, M.D., Dominique de Ziegler, M.D., Marine Poulain, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Jean Marc Ayoubi, M.D., Ph.D.
Like all industries, fertility clinics should identify and follow reference markers of its activity—key performance indicators (KPI)—to allow assisted reproductive technology outcomes to be monitored and compared. Clinical KPIs revolve around following set parameters of the patient population, procedures, and outcome data. Moreover, KPIs should also include identified protocols and standard operating procedures followed in daily practice and should keep track of multiple pregnancy rates, a ruthless confounder of assisted reproductive technology outcomes.