Cardiology Services in Bremen
Specialty medical testing provided through cardiac services division at Higgins General Hospital in Bremen includes the following services and procedures:
- Stress tests
- Holter monitor
- Event monitors
- Electrocardiograms (EKGs)
- Cardiac diagnostic imaging
- Echocardiography (cardiac ultrasound)
- Cardiac rehabilitation services are designed to help patients with heart disease. Our programs help patients regain and maintain optimal heart and lung function. Note: Before beginning an exercise regime, patients must wait three weeks after cardiac intervention or four weeks after open-heart surgery.
More information is available in Cardiology Procedures and Tests.
Emergency heart care at Tanner Heath System
The emergency department at Higgins General Hospital is fully-staffed with qualified physicians. Nursing personnel are certified in ACLS (advanced cardiac life support) and TNCC (trauma nurse core curriculum). All physicians and staff are trained to “think cardiac.”
When a patient with chest pain is rushed into the emergency department, the "Chest Pain Protocol" is put into action immediately to ensure that the patient receives prompt, effective treatment. The emergency department is prepared to evaluate and treat patients presenting with symptoms related to cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack, angina, arrhythmia and heart failure.
To schedule an appointment, please call 770.824.2292 in Bremen.
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