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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.
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screening

the process of evaluating product ideas in terms of consumer acceptance, technical feasibility and cost. See NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
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(19.) As can be seen in Figure S2, the small amount of variation in the usage of preventive screenings near the transition to the new menu plans is not distinguishable from statistical noise.
This tool was then used in 2012 for preventive screening of nonacademic staffs in a software-assisted manner.
However, there are differing opinions about when preventive screening should begin.
Cancer-related risk indicators and preventive screening behaviors among lesbians and bisexual women.
Meanwhile, plans that cover more than 60% of beneficiaries said they would use the funding to enhance of increase benefits through prescription-drug coverage, preventive screening and disease-management programs, according to the survey.
Seeking to avoid embarrassment, the White House does early "preventive screening" that further bogs down the process.
Orford's program sees roughly 2,800 patients each year-of which about a third are C-suite members-for two to three days of comprehensive medical examination and preventive screening tests.
Preventive screening, such as the Pap test, has been proven to lower the incidence of cervical cancer in women.
The Alliance of Community Health Plans notes that the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care found that Medicare beneficiaries in managed care plans received better preventive screening services for major conditions than other beneficiaries enrolled in the traditional Medicare program.
Patient questionnaires were developed to query adult patients aged 52 to 77 years regarding specific health promotion, counseling, and preventive screening services recommended for this age group by expert panel guidelines.
Even without any change in Medicare, however, many are confused about the purchase of private supplemental (Medigap) insurance for what is not covered by Medicare - the annual deductible, copayment of 20 percent of doctors' bills, outpatient prescription drugs, certain preventive screening tests, a portion of long-term hospital stays, and coinsurance for home nursing care,
"The hospital is focused on serving the needs of the community and this is a preventive screening that we can offer that shines the light on your overall health.

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