Screening

Health Meets Privacy: Top-Tier University Collaboration Shows FeverIQ Optimizing Privacy & Covid-19 Screening

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 6:36pm

New research based on FeverIQ, however, shows that privacy and Covid screening can be reconciled.

Key Points: 
  • New research based on FeverIQ, however, shows that privacy and Covid screening can be reconciled.
  • FeverIQ is a Covid symptom tracking and screening service created using the Enya.ai secure computation platform.
  • With the help of FeverIQ, the study collected 3.6 million submissions of Covid symptoms and test results and analyzed them using secure multiparty computation (SMC).
  • Privacy and health screening accuracy are two sides of the same coin.

Nucleix’s Lung EpiCheck® Liquid Biopsy Test Detects 85% of Early Stage Lung Cancers in High-Risk Smokers, Study Published in European Respiratory Journal

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 5:30pm

The study, entitled Validation of Lung EpiCheck, a novel methylation-based blood assay, for the detection of lung cancer in European and Chinese high-risk individuals, was published online today ahead of print in the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ).

Key Points: 
  • The study, entitled Validation of Lung EpiCheck, a novel methylation-based blood assay, for the detection of lung cancer in European and Chinese high-risk individuals, was published online today ahead of print in the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ).
  • Lung EpiCheck analyzed 728 different samples in the study, including 311 from individuals with varying stages of lung cancer and 417 matched controls.
  • When focused on increased specificity for a low-risk population, Lung EpiCheck demonstrated overall specificity of 91% and sensitivity of 74%.
  • Tests for early diagnosis are urgently needed and the Lung EpiCheck data published in the ERJ show important promise for the implementation of lung cancer screening.

Carrier Screening Market Size Worth USD 6.13 Billion By 2027 | CAGR of 17.4%: Emergen Research

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:06pm

- Market Size USD 1.70 Billion in 2019, Market Growth - CAGR of 17.4%, Market Trends Growing awareness of carrier screening across the healthcare industry

Key Points: 
  • - Market Size USD 1.70 Billion in 2019, Market Growth - CAGR of 17.4%, Market Trends Growing awareness of carrier screening across the healthcare industry
    VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Carrier Screening Market will be worth USD 6.13 billion by 2027, according to a current analysis by Emergen Research.
  • Hence, in order to initially detect and diagnose disease, doctors across the globe are emphasizing the usage of carrier screening tests.
  • The dominance of the market segment is also because of the heavy utilization of the next-generation sequencing (NGS) technique for genetic disease screening.
  • To get leading market solutions, visit the link below:
    For the purpose of this report, Emergen Research has segmented the Global Carrier Screening Market on the technology, end-user, medical condition, and region:

PeopleFactors Launches HR Pre-Hire Assessment Solution to Improve Hiring of Leaders and Strengthen Management Teams

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:30pm

PeopleFactors pre-hire assessment solution uses a wide domain of characteristics to measure leadership potential, helping HR teams improve candidate screening and selection based on objective data.

Key Points: 
  • PeopleFactors pre-hire assessment solution uses a wide domain of characteristics to measure leadership potential, helping HR teams improve candidate screening and selection based on objective data.
  • PeopleFactors has customers worldwide including Capgemini, Starbucks, Imperial Brands and Asahi, helping them hire leaders at all levels of their organizations.
  • PeopleFactors is central to our leadership hiring process in EMEA, said Euan James, Senior Manager Talent Acquisition, Starbucks.
  • The PeopleFactors online management assessment platform supports screening and selection, with different pre-hire assessments available, depending on the needs of clients.

Carrier Screening Market Size Worth USD 6.13 Billion By 2027 | CAGR of 17.4%: Emergen Research

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:02pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Carrier Screening Market will be worth USD 6.13 billion by 2027, according to a current analysis by Emergen Research.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Carrier Screening Market will be worth USD 6.13 billion by 2027, according to a current analysis by Emergen Research.
  • However, in developing economies, the growing urbanization is leading to changing lifestyles, which often impacts pregnant women during the phase.
  • Hence, in order to initially detect and diagnose disease, doctors across the globe are emphasizing the usage of carrier screening tests.
  • To get leading market solutions, visit the link below:
    For the purpose of this report, Emergen Research has segmented the Global Carrier Screening Market on the technology, end-user, medical condition, and region:

Exact Sciences To Acquire Thrive Earlier Detection, Becoming A Leader In Blood-Based, Multi-Cancer Screening

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 11:00am

Thrive is developing CancerSEEK, a liquid biopsy test that is designed to detect many cancers at earlier stages of disease.

Key Points: 
  • Thrive is developing CancerSEEK, a liquid biopsy test that is designed to detect many cancers at earlier stages of disease.
  • A leading provider of cancer screening and diagnostic tests, Exact Sciences relentlessly pursues smarter solutions providing the clarity to take life-changing action, earlier.
  • For more information, please visit the company's website at www.Exact Sciencessciences.com, follow Exact Sciences on Twitter @Exact Sciences, or find Exact Sciences on Facebook.
  • All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to Exact Sciences or to persons acting on behalf of Exact Sciences are expressly qualified in their entirety by the applicable cautionary statements.

Allergy & Asthma Network Announces National Trusted Messengers Project to Address Health Inequities

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 11:00am

AAN piloted the Trusted Messengers project model in Atlanta, hosting two community screening events on September 19 and 26.

Key Points: 
  • AAN piloted the Trusted Messengers project model in Atlanta, hosting two community screening events on September 19 and 26.
  • "It's encouraging to see people coming out and getting tested, and to know that the Trusted Messengers project will continue to help them throughout their health journey."
  • Allergy & Asthma Network's Not One More Life Trusted Messengers project aims to address health inequities and increase access to important health information and screenings for those who are at greater risk from COVID-19.
  • For more information about the Atlanta health screenings, please call Allergy & Asthma Network at 800-878-4403 or visit www.TrustedMessengers.org .

Landmark Study Points Way to Major Improvements in Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Chile

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 5:41pm

Consulting and Roche Laboratories points the way toward major improvements in breast cancer screening and diagnosis in Chile.

Key Points: 
  • Consulting and Roche Laboratories points the way toward major improvements in breast cancer screening and diagnosis in Chile.
  • Such information had previously been difficult to obtain because Chile, unlike some other countries, does not maintain a national cancer registry.
  • The study combined qualitative and quantitative analysis in order to produce a comprehensive overview of the state of Chilean breast cancer treatment.
  • The interviews identified six major barriers to breast cancer screening and diagnosis in Chile:
    Preventive healthcare doesnt get enough emphasis, and awareness campaigns are limited to the month of October.

PreemploymentDirectory.com releases 5th edition of 'In Search of Excellence in Background Screening: Best Practice Insights from Accredited Background Screening Firms'

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 4:00pm

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --PreemploymentDirectory.com, the background screening information portal for Human Resources professionals, announced the release of their fifth edition of 'In Search of Excellence in Background Screening: Best Practices Insights from Accredited Background Screening Firms.'

Key Points: 
  • ALPHARETTA, Ga., Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --PreemploymentDirectory.com, the background screening information portal for Human Resources professionals, announced the release of their fifth edition of 'In Search of Excellence in Background Screening: Best Practices Insights from Accredited Background Screening Firms.'
  • To earn accreditation, firms must implement the standards as defined by the Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC), which certifies that background screening firms follow the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) Standard.
  • These firms represent the 'best of the best' in background screening and in this booklet they share many of the best practices that helped them become accredited.
  • The Directory includes an information rich Background Screening Knowledge Center, that contains an extensive Article Library, an Accredited Background Screening Resource Center, Continuous Screening Resource Center and an International Resource Center plus much more.

Infrared Cameras, Inc. Creates Safer Environments for Patients, Visitors and Healthcare Workers with Advanced Temperature Screening Technology at Hospitals Nationwide

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 1:09pm

Temperature screenings are a frontline preventative measure, as elevated temperature is one of the first and easiest symptoms to identify.

Key Points: 
  • Temperature screenings are a frontline preventative measure, as elevated temperature is one of the first and easiest symptoms to identify.
  • ICI's infrared camera system is fast and extremely accurate, making it ideal for identifying risks in high-traffic environments.
  • In addition to medical facilities, ICI is helping to create safer and more secure environments through advanced temperature screening in schools, airports and businesses across the country.
  • To understand the simplicity of ICI's thermal screening system and see it in action, check out its body temperature measurement video .