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Health Screenings
That Come to You
There’s something new under the sun—something that
has been growing in popularity over the last couple of
years: workplace health screening. Across the country,
health care screening companies are offering health
evaluations for you and your employees that are
conducted at your business site.
   Typically, screenings for hypertension, diabetes,
heart attack and stroke risks, high cholesterol and other
potential health problems are included, along with
weight and exercise counseling, stress management
advice and information about the constellation of
lifestyle choices that make up wellness. Some health
care companies have mobile health trailers that can                    Flat TVs                                           Are Here
drive right up to your bank branch or office. Others
can set up shop for screenings in areas within your
community bank that you designate in advance.
                                                                       But are you better off going the
                                                                       LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) or
                                                                                                             to Stay
   Of course, caveat emptor applies: The quality of                    Plasma route? The debate has been
service varies, and due diligence is needed to find a                  raging in consumer and electronics
provider that is both well credentialed and most useful                publications and chat rooms for
for your bank’s needs. Start by using “mobile health
screenings” and your geographical area as search
words in a search engine such as Google or Yahoo,
                                                                       many months. Boiled down, here
                                                                       are some of the pros and cons of
                                                                       both alternatives:
                                                                                                              1   Are brighter and reflect less.
                                                                                                                  If the lighting in the room
                                                                                                                  where you will do most of
and learn what services are available, what kinds of                                                              your viewing is bright, this is
delivery the organizations provide and what price                                                                 an advantage.
options are offered. It is a good idea to stay away from               PLASMAS
any company that does not give you an opportunity
to get unfiltered testimonials from past customers.
But if you can find a provider you have confidence in,                 1   Provide higher contrast and
                                                                           deeper black levels.
                                                                                                              2    Are not vulnerable
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