This is a survey about the application of Key performance Indicators in IVF Laboratories.

1.
The Question: Do you prepare any KPI in your clinic?
-Results [n=38] Data=[Results: Yes= 32 No: 6 Total= 38]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[84.21%]

No **

[15.79%]

2.
The Question: If yes, do you do this monthly
-Results [n=33] Data=[Results: Yes= 23 No: 10 Total= 33]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[69.70%]

No **

[30.30%]

3.
The Question: If yes, do you perform this each quarter?
-Results [n=27] Data=[Results: Yes= 13 No: 14 Total= 27]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[48.15%]

No **

[51.85%]

4.
The Question: If yes, do you perform this every six months?
-Results [n=26] Data=[Results: Yes= 6 No: 20 Total= 26]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[23.08%]

No **

[76.92%]

5.
The Question: If yes, do you perform this each year?
-Results [n=26] Data=[Results: Yes= 15 No: 11 Total= 26]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[57.69%]

No **

[42.31%]

6.
The Question: Do you share the KPI data with your laboratory staff?
-Results [n=23] Data=[Results: Yes= 19 No: 4 Total= 23]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[82.61%]

No **

[17.39%]

7.
The Question: Do you share the KPI data with your medical director?
-Results [n=22] Data=[Results: Yes= 19 No: 3 Total= 22]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[86.36%]

No **

[13.64%]

8.
The Question: Do you calculate Warning and Action limits?
-Results [n=22] Data=[Results: Yes= 14 No: 8 Total= 22]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[63.64%]

No **

[36.36%]

9.
The Question: Do you standard deviation units as warning/Action limits
-Results [n=20] Data=[Results: Yes= 6 No: 14 Total= 20]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[30.00%]

No **

[70.00%]

10.
The Question: Do you calculate Z-score (% from mean)?
-Results [n=20] Data=[Results: Yes= 3 No: 17 Total= 20]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[15.00%]

No **

[85.00%]

11.
The Question: If you calculate action limits, do you act on it?
-Results [n=17] Data=[Results: Yes= 12 No: 5 Total= 17]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[70.59%]

No **

[29.41%]

12.
The Question: Do you calculate KPI for all age groups?
-Results [n=20] Data=[Results: Yes= 15 No: 5 Total= 20]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[75.00%]

No **

[25.00%]

13.
The Question: Do you calculate KPI for a `younger` age group eg < 35 years of age?
-Results [n=20] Data=[Results: Yes= 9 No: 11 Total= 20]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[45.00%]

No **

[55.00%]

14.
The Question: Do you measure oocytes/collection?
-Results [n=21] Data=[Results: Yes= 15 No: 6 Total= 21]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[71.43%]

No **

[28.57%]

15.
The Question: Do you measure mature oocytes/collection prior to ICSI?
-Results [n=21] Data=[Results: Yes= 16 No: 5 Total= 21]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[76.19%]

No **

[23.81%]

16.
The Question: Do you measure PN embryos/ ICSI injection?
-Results [n=20] Data=[Results: Yes= 18 No: 2 Total= 20]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[90.00%]

No **

[10.00%]

17.
The Question: Do you measure PN embryos/IVF insemination?
-Results [n=17] Data=[Results: Yes= 15 No: 2 Total= 17]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[88.24%]

No **

[11.76%]

19.
The Question: Do you measure the number of `A` grade embryos/collection?
-Results [n=20] Data=[Results: Yes= 13 No: 7 Total= 20]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[65.00%]

No **

[35.00%]

20.
The Question: Do you measure the number of embryos transferred?
-Results [n=18] Data=[Results: Yes= 16 No: 2 Total= 18]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[88.89%]

No **

[11.11%]

21.
The Question: Do you measure embryo or oocyte cryosurvival?
-Results [n=19] Data=[Results: Yes= 17 No: 2 Total= 19]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[89.47%]

No **

[10.53%]

22.
The Question: Do you measure any Andrology KPI
-Results [n=17] Data=[Results: Yes= 9 No: 8 Total= 17]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[52.94%]

No **

[47.06%]

23.
The Question: Do you use positive hCG as a measure?
-Results [n=18] Data=[Results: Yes= 12 No: 6 Total= 18]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[66.67%]

No **

[33.33%]

24.
The Question: Do you use live sac on ultrasound as a measure
-Results [n=17] Data=[Results: Yes= 16 No: 1 Total= 17]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[94.12%]

No **

[5.88%]

25.
The Question: Do you measure live births as a KPI ?
-Results [n=17] Data=[Results: Yes= 12 No: 5 Total= 17]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[70.59%]

No **

[29.41%]

26.
The Question: Do you measure No fertilisation?
-Results [n=16] Data=[Results: Yes= 14 No: 2 Total= 16]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[87.50%]

No **

[12.50%]

27.
The Question: Do you measure delayed transfers due to risk of OHSS?
-Results [n=17] Data=[Results: Yes= 8 No: 9 Total= 17]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[47.06%]

No **

[52.94%]

28.
The Question: Do you measure OHSS based hospital admissions?
-Results [n=16] Data=[Results: Yes= 7 No: 9 Total= 16]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[43.75%]

No **

[56.25%]

29.
The Question: Do you measure twin pregnancies?
-Results [n=16] Data=[Results: Yes= 16 No: 0 Total= 16]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[100.00%]

No **

[0.00%]

30.
The Question: Do you separate infertile from donation cycles?
-Results [n=12] Data=[Results: Yes= 9 No: 3 Total= 12]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[75.00%]

No **

[25.00%]

31.
The Question: Lastly, do your nursing or clinical staff also collect KPI information?
-Results [n=19] Data=[Results: Yes= 7 No: 12 Total= 19]
ANALYSIS

Yes

[36.84%]

No **

[63.16%]

Comments

#23 of Australia writes: I try and do them midway though each month when all the pregnancy tests have been completed. I do an annual review when all scan data has been completed ~ March/April