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PSA Values & Mortality Risk: Coverage Considerations

June 2, 2020

What to do about an elevated PSA value that is newly found on insurance screening or under “active surveillance”? We… Read More

Tags: Cancer, Life Insurance, Mortality, Prostate, Underwriting

Step Count: A Consideration for Life Underwriting

May 14, 2020

How much exercise does it take to be preferred and how can we measure it? The doctors at CRL published an article in… Read More

Tags: Fitbit, Fitness Tips, Life Insurance, Mortality, Underwriting

Kidney Function: What to Do with an Isolated Finding of Low eGFR

May 7, 2020

Estimated glomerular filtration rate, or eGFR, measures kidney function based on a calculation utilizing serum creatinine, age and sex. Occasionally a… Read More

Tags: Internal Medicine, Kidney Disease, Life Insurance, Mortality, Risk Assessment

The Value of the Electronic Lab Slip

April 28, 2020

Learn about our electronic lab slip products including eSlip and SecureSlip, and why you should implement digital workflow automation today. … Read More

Tags: Automation, Data Security, Laboratory, Life Insurance, Mortality

COVID-19 Research Updates & Resources: April 22

April 22, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to be top of mind, we are committed to serving our customers and understanding the virus. There… Read More

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid 19, Covid 19 Crisis, Laboratory, Molecular Diagnostics

Obesity Data & Mortality Risk: What to Know

April 16, 2020

Unfortunately, our waists are still getting bigger and so is out mortality risk. More than half of United States adults… Read More

Tags: Bmi, Life Insurance, Medical Research, Mortality, Obesity

Medical Journal Articles: A Caution on Trustworthiness & Reproducibility

April 7, 2020

We know not to put too much trust in medical reporting that originates on the internet or in popular press,… Read More

Tags: Electronic Health Record, Healthcare, Life Insurance, Medical Research, Mortality

What Patients Don’t Tell Their Doctors: The Dimensions of Nondisclosure

April 2, 2020

Recent studies show that patient disclosure is a moving target, especially when it comes to concerns of digital privacy. Read… Read More

Tags: Doctors, Life Insurance, Mortality, Nda, Patients

COVID-19 Crisis & CRL: Serving the Life Behind Each Sample

March 31, 2020

We are closely monitoring events pertaining to the COVID-19 crisis and are working hard to ensure our customers are informed… Read More

Tags: Covid 19, Life Insurance, Mortality

The Process of Blood Pressure Measurement and the Value of Additional Readings

March 24, 2020

History: Blood Pressure Measurement Background Blood pressure is one of the first objective measures used to evaluate risk in life… Read More

Tags: Blood Pressure, Healthcare, Life Insurance, Risk, Underwriting

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