Guidelines
  1. Patients with request for Wellness Packages shall proceed to Wellness Clinic located at the Rm. 515, 5th floor, Medical Arts Building.
  2. The Wellness Clinic Staff will give preliminary instructions regarding details / preparations of the availed package(s).
  3. The patient or the patient's relative/guardian will fill-out forms needed for the procedure(s).
  4. The required fees must be paid by the patient (accompanied by the staff/concierge) directly to the Cashier's Office prior to the procedure; unless previous arrangements have been made through their companies that have credit lines with Heart Center.
  5. The patient will be assisted by the staff/concierge to the concerned diagnostic laboratories indicated in the availed package.
  6. Patient will follow up for the release of the official results to Wellness Clinic / concerned diagnostic laboratories.
  7. Wellness clinic will collate the official results from the concerned diagnostic laboratories and releases to the patient/patient's relative and to the attending physician after three to five (3-5) working days from the last procedure.
  8. Discounted rates for government employees, senior citizen and Persons with Disability shall be rendered provided that they present their identification card (ID) and/or certificate of employment (for government employees).
  9. Payment of Out-Patient Diagnostic Package may be done using credit cards after such verification by the PHC Credit and Collection Division.
  10. No diagnostic laboratory procedure shall be omitted and/or replaced from the Heart Package brochure. Additional laboratory exams can be done except for certain procedures which requires written request from their Attending Physician.
  11. It is presumed that all patients undergoing these tests have private physicians who will interpret the results for them.
  12. Package rates are subject to change without prior notice.
**Notes: Requirements and schedules for patients with test procedures not indicated in the Wellness Package will be referred to the concerned diagnostic centers.

Requirements and Preparations

BLOOD TESTS:
  • Fasting Blood Sugar: 6-8 hours fasting
  • Lipid Profile: 10-12 hours fasting
  • Lipid Profile & FBS: 10-12 hours fasting
*Fasting Blood Sugar: 6-8 hours fasting

ULTRASOUND WHOLE ABDOMEN:
  • If possible, take 1-2 tablets of Bisacodyl (Dulcolax) 5 mg after supper.
  • 10 - 12 hours fasting
*For strict compliance: Present doctor's request form

PULMONARY FUNCTION TEST:
  • Patient must be well-rested. No strenous activities.
  • Eat light meal (after blood tests/whole abdomen ultrasound)
  • No caffeinated/carbonated foods and drinks (e.g. soft drinks, coffee, tea or chocolate).
  • No smoking 24 hours prior to appointment.
  • Hold nebulisation / inhalers:
    - Bronchodilators (6 hours prior)
    - Steroids (Symbicort / Seretide) (12 hours prior)
*For strict compliance: Present doctor's request form

For Tidal Breathing Analysis (TBA)
  • Patient should sleep late and wake up early and prevent from sleeping on the way to the hospital.
  • Hold nebulisation / inhalers:
    - Bronchodilators (6 hours prior)
    - Steroids (Symbicort / Seretide) (12 hours prior)
*For strict compliance: Present doctor's request form

TREADMILL EXERCISE TEST / STRESS TEST:
  • Wear comfortable clothing and rubber shoes if possible.
*For strict compliance: Present doctor's request form

DUAL-ENERGY X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY (BONE DEXA):
  • Wear loose, comfortable clothing if possible.
  • No calcium supplement intake for at least 24 hours prior to appointment.
*For strict compliance: Present doctor's request form

PAP's SMEAR:
  • No sexual contact for at least 24 hours.
  • Schedule appointment 1-2 weeks before or after menstruation.

PACKAGES FOR PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE
*For strict compliance: Present doctor's request form
  • Vascular laboratory procedures are done on scheduled basis
    (Call up 925-2401 local 5135-5136 for verification of schedule)
 
Last Modified: February 13, 2019