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HeartScore® Screening - $99

Valued Over $200

Who Should Have This Screening

  • Males age 40 and over
  • Females age 50 and older

What Is Included

The screening is a CT Scan of the heart to detect calcium deposits in coronary arteries. The presence of calcium deposits correlates directly to coronary plaque and risk of coronary disease. You will also complete a brief heart risk assessment questionnaire and you will receive a follow up call with a nurse.

Who Should Not Have This Screening

  • Those who have had a CT scan of the heart in the past 5 years
  • Those who have a history of heart disease such as heart attack, stroke, open heart surgery, coronary artery stents, pacemaker, ICD, or other known heart disease

Screening Details and What to Do Before You Come

During the CT scan, you will lie comfortably on your back while the CT scanner records images of your heart. Please avoid wearing shirts with metal buttons or snaps. Ladies should avoid wearing underwire bras. Radiation is involved in this screening. The screening takes approximately 30 minutes.

Your HeartScore® Screening Locations

For your convenience, the HeartScore® Screening is offered at two locations in Jackson and Madison. Baptist’s staff can make an appointment for you at the clinic most conveniently located for you:

Jackson – Directly across from Baptist Heart in the Outpatient Cardiovascular Diagnostics, Suite 100, in Colonnades medical office building on the campus of Mississippi Baptist Medical Center.

Madison – 401 Baptist Drive, Suite 406 in Madison 

A member of the clinical staff at one of the Baptist Heart locations will take you through the steps of the HeartScore® Screening. When you are finished, he or she will enter the information into an electronic record for a clinic physician to evaluate. And, you will receive a follow up call from a nurse.

If You Have Questions About Your Results

Your results will be available via MyChart within 3 business days. If you have questions about your results, we recommend you discuss them with your primary physician by sending a MyChart message. If your results indicate a need for immediate follow up, a member of our cardiovascular team will call you at the telephone number you provided.

When You Come For Your Screening

In Jackson, park in the parking lot at the Colonnades medical office building. Check in at Outpatient Cardiovascular Diagnostics, located in Suite 100 on the first floor level of the building. To get to Suite 100, go up one floor in the elevator from the Ground Level. This is directly across from the Baptist Heart clinic.

In Madison, park in the parking lot nearest the 401 medical office building. Enter the main building and go to the 4th floor. Baptist Heart is at the end of the hall in Suite 406.

To Register

To schedule a HeartScore® Screening, please call 601-948-6262.

About Baptist's Screening Programs

  1. Specific health criteria apply for all screenings. Participants will be asked qualifying information during registration.

  2. Screening packages are available by appointment and are evaluated by Baptist Heart nurses and physicians.
  3. Reports may be sent to you and the physician of your choice.
  4. Insurance is not filed for most screening packages. Payment is through cash, check or credit card at both Baptist Heart locations.

Trust your heart to Baptist Heart. Make an appointment today. Call 601-968-1966.