Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Sydney Startup Uses AI to Improve IVF Success Rate

In vitro fertilization, a common treatment for infertility, is a lengthy undertaking for prospective parents, involving ultrasounds, blood tests and injections of fertility medications. If the process doesn’t end up in a successful pregnancy — which is often the case — it can be a major emotional and financial blow. Sydney-based healthcare startup is using deep learning to improve the odds of success for thousands of IVF patients. Its AI model, IVY, is used by Virtus Health, a global provider of assisted reproductive services, to help doctors evaluate which embryo candidate has the best chance of implantation into the patient.