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KentuckyOne Health Brings Mobile Screening Program to Bullitt County
Mt. Washington, Ky. (Sept. 30, 2015)— KentuckyOne Health, the largest and most comprehensive health system in the Commonwealth, will once again bring its mobile screening program to residents of Bullitt County on October 13 from 7 to 11 a.m. in the Kroger parking lot, located at 234 Eastbrooke Pkwy in Mount Washington.
The KentuckyOne Health Mobile Screening van offers preventative health screenings at various locations throughout the state, making care from KentuckyOne Health more accessible to consumers.
“It’s important to have a comprehensive health record and to stay up-to-date on a number of screenings,” said Shelley Neal Shaughnessy, president, KentuckyOne Health Ambulatory Services. “By bringing the KentuckyOne Health Mobile Screening program to Bullitt County and other areas across the Commonwealth, we’re expanding access to these services. This is just one more way that we provide services to the county.”
Screening packages range from $139 to $247 and are designed to evaluate an individual’s risk of heart attack, stroke and cancer. Tests include:
• Echocardiogram (ECHO)
• Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
• Hardening of the Arteries Test (ASI)
• Stroke/Carotid Artery Ultrasound
• Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Ultrasound
• Peripheral Arterial Disease Test (PAD)
• Know Your Numbers®
• High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein Test (hs-CRP)
• Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Test (TSH)
• Testosterone Test
• Prostate Specific Antigen Test (PSA)
The mobile screening van has private exam rooms to make the patient’s experience more personal and comforting. Technicians use painless ultrasound technology to examine the patient’s heart and arteries to identify potential health risks. The entire screening process takes less than one hour to complete.
"Once again, KentuckyOne Health has stepped up to provide care for a healthier Bullitt County. I encourage everyone to take advantage of this program,” said Melanie Roberts, Bullitt County Judge Executive. “Thank you, KentuckyOne, for providing this valuable service."
Medical Center Jewish South was established in 2006 to provide outpatient and emergency care, along with specialty physician services, to those in the Bullitt County area. Prior to the facility being built, Bullitt County was one of the most populated counties in the Commonwealth without full-time emergency care. Medical Center Jewish South is located at 1903 W. Hebron Lane in Shepherdsville.
Screenings are done by appointment. Detailed screening information and appointments are available at Kentuckyonehealth.org/screenings or by calling 1.855.755.TEST (8378).
KentuckyOne Health Mobile Screenings are provided by HealthFair, an American College of Radiology accredited health screening company, headquartered in Winter Park, Florida.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, the largest and most comprehensive health system in the Commonwealth, has more than 200 locations including, hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved. The system is made up of the former Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System, along with the University of Louisville Hospital and James Graham Brown Cancer Center. KentuckyOne Health is proud of and strengthened by its Catholic, Jewish and academic heritages.