Atlanta, GA EKG Cost Comparison

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An EKG in Atlanta costs $586 on average when you take the median of the 65 medical providers who perform EKG procedures in Atlanta, GA. There are 1 different types of EKG provided in Atlanta, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Atlanta providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Procedure Price Range
Electrocardiogram Cost Average $420 - $1,100 Free Quote

Compare EKG Providers in Atlanta, GA

Facility City Type
Dekalb Medical Center - Hillandale Campus Lithonia Acute Care Hospital
Tanner Medical Center Carrollton Carrollton Acute Care Hospital
Newnan Health Imaging Newnan Diagnostic Testing Facility
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Jasper Acute Care Hospital
Wellstar Cobb Hospital Austell Acute Care Hospital
Henry Medical Center Stockbridge Acute Care Hospital
Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Jasper Memorial Hospital Monticello Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital Marietta Acute Care Hospital
Warm Springs Medical Center Warm Springs Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Georgia Health Imaging Lilburn Diagnostic Testing Facility
OMI Diagnostics (Alpharetta) Alpharetta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Northside Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Atlanta Childrens Hospital
Ammed Medical Imaging Riverdale Diagnostic Testing Facility
Lawrenceville Health Imaging Lawrenceville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Medica Forsyth Open MRI and CT Cumming Diagnostic Testing Facility
Emory-adventist Hospital Smyrna Acute Care Hospital
Piedmont Fayette Hospital Fayetteville Acute Care Hospital
Northside Hospital - Forsyth Cumming Acute Care Hospital
Wellstar Paulding Hospital Dallas Acute Care Hospital
Southern Regional Medical Center Riverdale Acute Care Hospital
OMI Diagnostics (Marietta) Marietta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Cartersville Medical Center Cartersville Acute Care Hospital
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston Atlanta Childrens Hospital
Medical Imaging at Honey Creek Conyers Diagnostic Testing Facility
Georgia Imaging and Vascular Institute Buford Diagnostic Testing Facility
South Fulton Medical Center East Point Acute Care Hospital
OMI Diagnostics (Douglasville) Douglasville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Piedmont Newnan Hospital Newnan Acute Care Hospital
Montreal Medical Imaging Tucker Diagnostic Testing Facility
North Atlanta Diagnostic and Cardiovascular Center Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
OMI Diagnostics (Lake Hearn) Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Medica Stand-up MRI of Atlanta Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Rockdale Medical Center Conyers Acute Care Hospital
Emory University Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Grady Memorial Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Wesley Woods Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Tanner Medical Center Villa Rica Villa Rica Acute Care Hospital
Barrow Regional Medical Center Winder Acute Care Hospital
Diagnostic Imaging of Buckhead Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Atlanta Medical Center Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Roswell Imaging Center Roswell Diagnostic Testing Facility
Walton Regional Medical Center Monroe Acute Care Hospital
Spalding Regional Medical Center Griffin Acute Care Hospital
Georgia Diagnostic Centers Lawrenceville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Dekalb Medical Center Decatur Acute Care Hospital
Piedmont Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Emory Crawford Long Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Newton Medical Center Covington Acute Care Hospital
Imaging Associates of Canton Canton Diagnostic Testing Facility
Griffin Imaging Griffin Diagnostic Testing Facility
Outpatient Imaging Peachtree City Diagnostic Testing Facility
Wellstar Douglas Hospital Douglasville Acute Care Hospital
Lifetest Imaging Center Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Decatur Health Imaging Decatur Diagnostic Testing Facility
Northside Hospital - Cherokee Canton Acute Care Hospital
Sylvan Grove Hospital Jackson Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Gwinnett Medical Center Lawrenceville Acute Care Hospital
Higgins General Hospital Bremen Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Open MRI and CT Specialists of Stockbridge Stockbridge Diagnostic Testing Facility
Fayette Health Imaging Fayetteville Diagnostic Testing Facility
High Field Open MRI Roswell Diagnostic Testing Facility
North Fulton Regional Hospital Roswell Acute Care Hospital
Emory Eastside Medical Center Snellville Acute Care Hospital

Electrocardiogram (EKG) Introduction

The electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a noninvasive test that is used to detect underlying heart conditions by measuring the electrical activity of the heart. An EKG is used to determine if there is damage to the heart, if the heart is beating normally, how fast it is beating, the effects of drugs or devices used to control the heart (such as a pacemaker), along with determining the size and position of the heart chambers. The physician may order this test if the patient experiences chest pain, other symptoms or as part of a routine exam in patients over the age of 40. The EKG is a static picture and may not reflect severe underlying heart problems at a time when the patient is not having any symptoms. Other tests that may be alternatives to an EKG or may be used in conjunction with an EKG include an echocardiogram (a sonogram of the heart's pumping action) and a stress test—an EKG that is done in conjunction with treadmill or other supervised exercise to observe the heart's function under stress—may also be performed.

EKG Procedure Patient Preparation

Be sure to inform the physician of all medications being taken, as some can interfere with the test results. Exercising or drinking cold water immediately before an EKG may effect the test results. Unless you are told otherwise, you may follow your regular daily routine and take medications as usual. If a stress test is to be performed, patients are asked not to eat for several hours before the test.

What to expect during and after an EKG

You will be asked to lie down on a table. The healthcare provider will clean several areas on your arms, legs and chest and then attach small patches called electrodes to the areas. It may be necessary to shave or clip some hair so the electrodes have good contact with the skin. The number of electrodes may vary. A small amount of gel is applied to the skin, which allows the electrical impulses of the heart to be more easily transmitted to the EKG leads. An EKG takes about five minutes and is painless. No electricity passes through the body. The electrodes may feel cold when first applied. You need to remain still and you may be asked to hold your breath for short periods during the test. It is important to be relaxed and relatively warm during the procedure, since any movements including shivering can alter the test results. If the EKG is a stress test, you will be exercising or under minimal physical stress to allow monitoring of changes in the heart. In some cases, the areas where the electrodes were applied may become irritated afterward. To avoid skin irritation, thoroughly clean the gel from the electrode sites after removal of the electrodes.

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