Making heart health a priority
Heart health is about more than just your heart. Blood pressure, cholesterol, family history and other factors all play important roles in keeping your heart strong. If you have questions about your heart health but aren’t quite sure where to begin, start with a heart health assessment and learn more about any risks you may have for heart-related conditions. Your journey to a stronger heart starts here.
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"High blood pressure is sometimes called the 'silent killer.' Most people with high blood pressure don’t have any symptoms. Because many people feel fine, they don’t think they need to get their blood pressure checked. Even if you feel normal, your health may be at risk. Talk to your doctor about your risk for high blood pressure." - CDC
The cardiopulmonary services department at Jackson Purchase Medical Center is comprised of both cardiac (heart) and pulmonary (lung) programs. Our laboratories include a cardiac catherization lab, a sleep lab, a neurodiagnostics lab and a pulmonary function lab.
Cardio services include:
- Cardiac catheterization lab
- Cardiac rehabilitation
- Holter monitoring
- Impedance cardiography
- Neurodiagnostics Lab
- Stress testing
- Tilt table testing
Chest Pain Center
Jackson Purchase Medical Center is an ACC Accredited Chest Pain Center, meaning we have a higher level of expertise when dealing with patients who arrive in our ER with symptoms of a heart attack. We have adopted life-saving processes to deliver the highest level of cardiovascular care to our community. If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, contact 9-1-1 immediately or proceed to the nearest emergency room. Learn more about heart attack and stroke care from Jackson Purchase, including what you can do to prevent heart disease. For more information about our Emergency Services when it comes to your heart, click here.
Jackson Purchase Medical Center houses two cardiologists and a cardiology physician assistant, who specialize in non-invasive cardiology, echocardiography, adult congenital cardiac disorders, implantable cardiac devices, diagnostic catheterization, atrial fibrillation, cardiac arrhythmia, atrial flutter, and pacemaker management, among other specialties. Schedule an appointment with a cardiologist online here.
For more information, call the cardiopulmonary services department at 270.251.4120. To schedule an appointment with a cardiologist, call 270.251.4090.