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Higher-quality colonoscopies are associated with a 50 to 60 percent lower risk for colorectal cancer and colorectal cancer fatalities over a patient's lifetime

Net Savings for Higher-Quality Colonoscopy

Those with higher polyp detection rates prevent more cancers, save more lives
A postmenopausal woman who is 50 and has a normal bone density test may not need her next such test for 10 or even 15 years

Fewer BMD Tests May Be Indicated for Some Women

Fracture risk very low for younger postmenopausal women with no osteoporosis
Scanning maternal plasma cell-free DNA as part of routine noninvasive prenatal testing may also enable presymptomatic detection of maternal tumors

Cancers ID’d With Maternal Plasma Cell-Free DNA Sequencing

Sequencing as part of routine noninvasive prenatal testing enables presymptomatic ID of tumors
Real-time ultrawide field retinal image evaluation by nonphysician imagers can accurately detect diabetic retinopathy and help reduce center image grading burden

UWF Retinal Imaging Process Could Reduce Practice Burden

Real-time ultrawide field retinal imaging has high sensitivity, specificity for detecting referable DR
The Affordable Care Act may have helped boost rates of colorectal cancer screening among lower income Americans

Rise in CRC Screening Rates After ACA Implementation

Increase in colonoscopy, other tests typically seen among poorer, less educated Americans
Nearly one-fifth of teens and younger adults in the United States have been tested recently for HIV

CDC: 1 in 5 U.S. Teens, Younger Adults Tested Recently for HIV

Testing rates of those ages 15 to 44: 22 percent for females and 16 percent for males
School scoliosis screening can have sustained clinical effectiveness in identifying patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

School Scoliosis Screening Has Sustained Effectiveness

Across five consecutive years increase in prevalence and sensitivity for curves of 20 degrees or more
High-value care advice has been provided for screening for five common types of cancer. The guidelines were published in the May 19 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.

High-Value Care Advice Provided for Cancer Screening

Review of guidelines and evidence provides advice for screening for five common types of cancer
Fewer American men are receiving prostate cancer screening in the wake of a national panel's conclusion that the test does men more harm than good

AUA: PCPs Embracing New PSA Recommendations

Primary care screening patterns have changed as a result of the USPSTF recommendation
Screening rates for colorectal

CDC: CA Screening Rates Below Healthy People 2020 Targets

Includes tests for colorectal, breast, and cervical malignancies