On Saturday, Feb. 16 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano invites you to participate in a series of health screenings. The event will occur in the hospital's first floor atrium located at 1100 Allied Dr. in Plano.
Complimentary screenings include:
- Blood pressure
- Body mass index
- Lung function test
- Peripheral vascular disease screening
- Cholesterol/glucose screening which is finger-stick test to draw small amount of blood for testing.
The following screenings require a fee payable in cash or credit card. Please call 1-800-4BAYLOR to register for the following screenings:
- Calcium scoring $79 fee
This is a non-invasive test that checks for the buildup of cholesterol on the walls of the arteries of the heart. This test is used for early detection of heart disease - even before symptoms appear.
- CIMT $149 fee
This is a non-invasive ultrasound test that can help determine the earliest stages of cardiovascular disease by measuring the thickness of the carotid arteries in the neck.
Additional opportunities available during the community health screening event include:
- "Ask a physician" table
- "Ask a dietitian" table
- Hospital tours
THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano is located at 1100 Allied Dr. (two blocks east of Preston Road at Plano Parkway) next to Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano. Complimentary parking is available in the adjacent parking garage. The Heart Hospital is the first and only freestanding, full-service hospital in this region dedicated entirely to heart and vascular care. The hospital offers an expansive portfolio of inpatient and outpatient heart and vascular services and care. The Heart Hospital is a partnership between Baylor Plano and 86 cardiovascular physicians and surgeons who practice in North Texas.
Contact: Susan Hall, 214- 820-1817
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About Baylor Scott & White Health
As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform – MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,200 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans. For more information, visit: BSWHealth.com