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Health Screenings

Regular health screenings are important for women of all ages. Mercy Comfort Health Center for Women offers a variety of screening options to evaluate your overall health. 

Mercy Comfort Health Center for Women offers women a better way manage busy schedules with a convenient, all-in-one health assessment. The Fit 4 You Experience offers four different health screenings during a single appointment. This health assessment includes:

1. Heart and Stroke Risk Assessment

  • Cholesterol profile
  • 10-year risk calculation
  • Diabetes screen
  • Metabolic syndrome screen
  • Discussion about additional health screenings

2. Cancer Screening

  • Breast exam and mammogram
  • Screening skin exam
  • Pelvic exam and Pap smear with HPV testing per current guidelines
  • Stool cards or colonoscopy, as indicated
  • Lung screening

3. Bone Health Evaluation

  • Fracture risk assessment
  • Bone density/DEXA (if indicated)
  • Nutritional and physical activity needs review

4. Individualized Preventive Advice:

  • Immunizations
  • Vitamins
  • Other age-appropriate screenings and recommendations

Cost
We will bill your insurance company for the Fit 4 You screening; however, coverage for this screening option is determined by the contract between you, your employer and your insurance provider. Please contact your insurance provider with any questions you may have regarding your particular coverage. Your co-payment is due at the time of service.

The Healthy You Assessment is ideal for everyone, whether you're looking to make significant changes in your health, fine tuning your current lifestyle or adopting a plan for maintaining your health into the future. After consulting with the health care professionals at Mercy Comfort Health Center for Women, your own personalized plan will empower you to maximize your own health.

The Healthy You Assessment includes:

  • Biometric screening that includes height, weight, body mass index and waist circumference
  • Cholesterol screening and glucose check
  • Body composition consultation with a registered dietitian
  • Functional assessment with an exercise physiologist
  • Behavioral assessment with a licensed independent social worker
  • Personalized summary of all results and recommendations

Please allow three hours to complete this assessment.

Cost: $349 ($450 Value)
Prices are subject to change. This assessment is not covered by insurance.

Understanding your risk for developing heart disease starts with knowing what impact your heart health. Mercy Comfort Health Center for Women offers a convenient two-visit Heart Health Assessment to help you realize potential problem areas so you can take the proper preventive measures to improve your health. 

To be eligible for the Heart Health Assessment, you must complete a cardiac risk factor assessment, sleep apnea questionnaire and a family history. 

Visit 1 includes:

  • Personal visit with a registered nurse to discuss your family history and the factors that may put you at risk
  • Lab tests, including lipids, A1c, fasting blood sugar and high sensitivity C reactive protein
  • Spirometry to assess lung function
  • Body fat measurement
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Sleep apnea link

A same day appointment at the Iowa Heart Center for:

  • CT calcium scoring OR exercise treadmill
  • Carotid artery ultrasound, if indicated

Visit 2, scheduled at a future time convenient for you, includes:

  • Personal consultation with a women’s health provider 
  • Cardiovascular physical exam
  • 10-year cardiovascular risk assessment
  • Metabolic syndrome risk assessment
  • Personal consultation with a registered dietitian or exercise physiologist
  • Personalized summary of all results and recommendations

Cost: $549 ($700 Value)
Prices are subject to change. We will file for payment from your insurance company, as deemed appropriate by your exam. The fee of $549.00 does include the cost of the services outlined above.

Mercy Comfort Health Center for Women offers a unique midlife health assessment performed by North American Menopause Society (NAMS)-certified physicians. This evaluation is designed to provide support and specialized information about pre-menopause, peri-menopause and menopause symptoms*, including:

  • Night sweats, hot flashes and flushes
  • Genital and pelvic pain
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Incontinence - urinary and fecal
  • Sleep concerns
  • Mood changes, anxiety and depression
  • Metabolic syndrome and weight management
  • Cognitive concerns
  • Bone health

Following the Midlife Health Assessment, women may be referred to other specialty women’s health providers for additional treatment for conditions related to pelvic pain, incontinence, sleep disorders and anxiety.

*These issues are common, but not exclusive, to menopausal women.  This visit is to provide education and treatment for woman of all ages with these conditions in order to enhance their quality of life. 

Cost
We will bill your insurance company for the Midlife Health Assessment; however, coverage is determined by the contract between you, your employer and your insurance provider. Please contact your insurance provider with any questions you may have regarding your particular coverage. Your co-payment is due at the time of service.

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1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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