Attain Fertility Centers Announces Partnership With Coastal Fertility Specialists
(Purchase, NY) Attain Fertility® Centers, a division of IntegraMed® America, Inc. (NASDAQ: INMD), announced today that Coastal Fertility Specialists has joined their network as a partner practice and will manage their fertility clinic operations. With this agreement, the Attain Fertility network will comprise of 15 partner practices and 23 affiliate centers throughout the U.S.
Formed by Dr. John Schnorr and Dr. Michael Slowey in the Spring of 2012, Coastal Fertility Specialists has 3 South Carolina fertility clinic locations in Mt. Pleasant, Columbia and Myrtle Beach. “We provide truly state-of-the art infertility care in a nurturing and compassionate environment to help patients build their families,” says Dr. Schnorr.
Along with the new practice, Dr. Schnorr and Dr. Slowey will also continue to head up the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology for the Medical University of South Carolina. The two reproductive endocrinologists are regarded as the leaders in the treatment of infertility throughout the Charleston area. “It is our goal to be the most advanced infertility center in the Southeast,” concluded Dr. Schnorr.
Jay Higham, President and CEO of IntegraMed added, “Our full array of operational services will allow Coastal Fertility Specialists’ physicians and staff to focus on what they do best: provide superior patient care and clinical outcomes.”
For over 25 years, Attain Fertility Centers has helped partner practices grow faster and more profitably than they would have on their own through their proven model for success, focused on:
- Alignment through strategic planning and capital investments;
- Operational Excellence by leveraging industry-leading standardized operations, administration, clinical tools, market research and shared services, and,
- Growth through world-class marketing and a patient-centric approach that ensures partner practices continue to gain market share within their region.
Mr. Higham concluded, “We have enjoyed a solid relationship with Drs. Schnorr and Slowey in the past and it was an easy decision to partner with them when they formed their new practice. Their goal to provide the most advanced treatment available is very much in alignment with ours. We are committed to the success of their practice and their patients.”