Detroit, MI EKG Cost Comparison

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An EKG in Detroit costs $462 on average when you take the median of the 64 medical providers who perform EKG procedures in Detroit, MI. There are 1 different types of EKG provided in Detroit, 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 Detroit providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Electrocardiogram Cost Average $330 - $850 Free Quote

Compare EKG Providers in Detroit, MI

Facility City Type
Warren Radiology Warren Diagnostic Testing Facility
Henry Ford Cottage Hospital Grosse Pointe Farms Acute Care Hospital
Straith Clinic Bingham Farms Acute Care Hospital
North Oakland Medical Centers Pontiac Acute Care Hospital
Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Pontiac Acute Care Hospital
Med-scan Southfield Diagnostic Testing Facility
Oakland Imaging Services Farmington Hills Diagnostic Testing Facility
Saint John North Shores Hospital Harrison Township Acute Care Hospital
Michigan Resonance Imaging Rochester Hills Diagnostic Testing Facility
Poh Medical Center Pontiac Acute Care Hospital
Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center Dearborn Acute Care Hospital
Clarkston MRI Clarkston Diagnostic Testing Facility
Bio-magnetic Resonance Madison Hts Diagnostic Testing Facility
Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak Royal Oak Acute Care Hospital
Oakland Regional Hospital Southfield Acute Care Hospital
Premier Imaging Center Plc Bingham Farms Diagnostic Testing Facility
Beaumont Hospital , Troy Troy Acute Care Hospital
Detroit Receiving Hospital Detroit Acute Care Hospital
Port Huron Hospital Port Huron Acute Care Hospital
Saint Mary Mercy Hospital Livonia Acute Care Hospital
Brighton Hospital Brighton Acute Care Hospital
Henry Ford Hospital Detroit Acute Care Hospital
Oakwood Southshore Medical Center Trenton Acute Care Hospital
Bio-magnetic Roseville Roseville Diagnostic Testing Facility
St. John Oakland MRI Center Madison Heights Diagnostic Testing Facility
Harper University Hospital Detroit Acute Care Hospital
Providence Hospital Southfield Acute Care Hospital
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Detroit Acute Care Hospital
Lapeer Regional Medical Center Lapeer Acute Care Hospital
Wellpointe Imaging Center Rochester Hills Diagnostic Testing Facility
Genesys Regional Medical Center Lapeer Diagnostic Testing Facility
Oakwood Annapolis Hospital Wayne Acute Care Hospital
Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center Mount Clemens Acute Care Hospital
Saint John Hospital and Medical Center Detroit Acute Care Hospital
Open MRI of Michigan Madison Heights Diagnostic Testing Facility
The Imaging Center Allen Park Diagnostic Testing Facility
Oakwood Heritage Hospital Taylor Acute Care Hospital
Saint Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital Howell Acute Care Hospital
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Warren Campus Warren Acute Care Hospital
Clarkston Health Center Clarkston Diagnostic Testing Facility
Saint John Macomb Hospital Warren Acute Care Hospital
Sinai-grace Hospital Detroit Acute Care Hospital
Huron Valley-sinai Hospital Commerce Acute Care Hospital
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center Rochester Acute Care Hospital
Saint John River District Hospital East China Township Acute Care Hospital
Saint John Oakland Hospital Madison Heights Acute Care Hospital
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital Clinton Township Acute Care Hospital
Regional Medical Imaging - Southgate Southgate Diagnostic Testing Facility
Mercy Hospital Port Huron Acute Care Hospital
Garden City Hospital Garden City Acute Care Hospital
Oakwood Canton Imaging Canton Diagnostic Testing Facility
Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe Grosse Pointe Acute Care Hospital
Children's Hospital of Michigan Detroit Childrens Hospital
MRI of Southfield Southfield Diagnostic Testing Facility
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital Wyandotte Acute Care Hospital
Avant Imaging Brighton Diagnostic Testing Facility
Botsford Hospital Farmington Hills Acute Care Hospital
Great Lakes MRI of Michigan Warren Diagnostic Testing Facility
Metro Diagnostic Imaging Sterling Heights Diagnostic Testing Facility
Biomagnetic Imaging Center Port Huron Diagnostic Testing Facility
Bald Mountain Diagnostic Imaging Lake Orion Diagnostic Testing Facility
Contemporary Imaging Downriver Trenton Diagnostic Testing Facility
St John Health System Detroit Macomb Campus Detroit Diagnostic Testing Facility
Clinton Diagnostic Clinton Township Diagnostic Testing Facility

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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