The History and Growth of Lifeline Screening

Lifeline Screening was founded in 1993 and is based in Austin in the state of Texas, USA. It is a privately run and managed prevention and wellness company that majors in the screening of adults for different diseases in communities all around America. Since it was founded by Colin Scully and Timothy Phillips in 1993, it has expanded all around the USA and into the United Kingdom. Within five years by 1998, Lifeline Screening had carried out screenings on over half a million people in the United States alone. By 2007, they had included finger stick blood testing to their portfolio, which would enable them to test for diabetes, inflammation and full cholesterol count, making their screening services more comprehensive. In the same year, Lifeline Screening launched their operations in the United Kingdom before widening their portfolio further to include atrial fibrillation screenings the following year in 2008. They started operations in Australia in 2012 under the name Screen for Life.

Thus far, Lifeline Screening has carried out well over 8 million screenings around the globe, at the rate of 1 million screenings per year. Their services include blood screenings, ultrasounds, and electrocardiographs. These screenings often target the diagnosis of such diseases as peripheral arterial disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm, and atrial fibrillation. The effectiveness of screening methods has been studied and validated by such reputable institutions as the University of South Florida. Annually, they conduct around 16,000 screening events around world where they offer their services at an affordable fee. It is during these incidents that most of the screenings are done on people in different parts of the world where they have their operations.

Lifeline Screening has received several accreditations over the years due to their impeccable services and high-quality testing results. The first of these was received in 1996 from the Better Business Bureau. This certification goes to companies that offer top notch customer services and shows a willingness to respond effectively to customer needs and complaints. Further, their BBB accreditation is a grade A+ out of a range of between A and F. This points to the company’s impeccable customer service and response to client queries, suggestions and complaints.

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