Northwest Health – Porter now offers a $50 heart scan. The heart scan is a noninvasive, painless cardiac calcium scoring scan that measures the extent of plaque buildup in the coronary arteries. The 30-minute procedure can help predict coronary events such as heart attacks, as well as assist with detecting heart disease in the early stages.
If you are age 40 or older and have one or more of the following risk factors, this test might be beneficial
Family history of early heart disease, heart attack or stroke
High blood pressure
Are a smoker
Obesity and/or prolonged inactivity
To get started, call 219-928-8512 on Tuesday or Thursday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to take the free heart health assessment. Cash or credit must be paid at time of service. Insurance will not be billed.
About Northwest Health
Northwest Health is a comprehensive healthcare system committed to providing communities in Northwest Indiana with high-quality, accessible healthcare—from highly specialized care and surgical services to more routine primary care. The system of more than 60 access points includes three hospitals, five emergency departments, urgent care centers, outpatient surgery centers, an ambulance service, and physician offices. A team of more than 3,000 employees work together with the more than 700 physicians on its medical staffs. Northwest Health is owned in part by physicians. For more information, visit NWHealthIN.com.