The purpose of a health screening is to catch potential problems before they become bigger health issues and help improve the quality of life. Life Line Screening is a privately owned company that was founded in 1993 in Florida. In 1996, they began to expand to the midwest, and in 1999 they expanded their services throughout the United States. Since its foundation, it has grown to have over 1,000 employees and is the foremost company who specializes in preventative exam. In 2007 and 2012, Life Line Screening began offering preventative exams in the United Kingdom and Australia, respectively. Life Line Screening offers 3 types of preventative screenings including ultrasound screenings, finger-stick blood screenings, and electrocardiograph screenings.
Life Line Screenings is committed to quality care and excellent service. All of their labs are certified, their technicians are either certified or eligible to be certified by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographer or with Cardiovascular Credentialing International. Life Line Screening also has board certified physicians and sends all abnormal screenings to be looked at by a second technician.An Ultrasound Screening uses sound waves to show pictures of the inside of the body in real time. An ultrasound screening provides accurate, reliable pictures for a variety of issues like carotid artery disease, peripheral arterial disease, osteoporosis risks, and abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Finger-stick blood screenings are a quick, easy procedure that checks the blood for important risk factors that contribute to heart disease and diabetes. Finger-stick blood screenings look for cholesterol levels, glucose levels, c-reactive protein levels, and elevated liver enzymes.An Electrocardiograph (EKG) screening will help monitor and detect signs and factors the contribute to a stroke. Electrocardiograph screenings look for an irregular heartbeat, which can lead to a higher chance of having a stroke.Life Line Screenings will continue to grow and redefine healthcare, as the company reaches more people with the goal to improve the quality of life for its patients.