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Screen Stocks

To investigate stocks for potential investment according to a predetermined set of criteria. For example, an investor may screen stocks according to the lowest price, the most market capitalization, the most favorable price-earnings ratio, or any number of other variables. One may also combine criteria while screening stocks. The process is designed to help one make the best investment decisions, and is often accomplished with the help of a computer.

screening

the process of evaluating product ideas in terms of consumer acceptance, technical feasibility and cost. See NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.
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Cost-effectiveness of school-based targeted TST compared with universal screening of children in the United States, as well as in other countries, showed that targeted screening of schoolchildren was more cost effective than mass screening (12,13).
By applying (1) and (2) to a type of G protein-coupled receptor ("GPCR" note 2), NEC was able to demonstrate improved screening system performance as compared with conventional methods for several data groups.
Results of chi-square analysis revealed that rates of both screening and diagnostic testing were elevated if the woman was younger than 25, nonwhite or covered by Medicaid; they were higher at gynecology clinics than at general medicine or pediatric clinics, and higher if the purpose of the visit was preventive care than otherwise.
Screening participants who have mild to moderate plaque buildup will receive a report within 21 days after state-licensed and board certified physicians review the results.
The location and the facilities of the Screening Room area perfect strategic fit for all of our activities," said actor and entrepreneur Robert De Niro.
Third, when a screening scan finds an abnormality, doctors may feel obligated to treat it, even if doing so isn't likely to increase the person's life expectancy or comfort, notes radiologist Leonard Berlin of Rush North Shore Medical Center in Skokie, Ill.
In any case, it is unlikely that CT screening will benefit an individual lacking signs or symptoms of disease by detecting a serious disease early enough to treat it and alter the outcome significantly.
This paper describes how a computerized geographic information system (GIS) can be used to help health department decision making and program evaluation about screening for childhood lead exposure when the main criterion used to assess a child's risk of lead exposure is residence in housing constructed before 1950 (5).
Screening low income women for breast and cervical cancer
PerkinElmer recently announced that its technology was selected to expand newborn screening programs in Russia and Israel.
Horizontal screens provide lower head room, higher screening G-force and greater adjustability.