Daviess Community Hospital and Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center,
have a collaborative agreement regarding cardiology services. Beginning
April 1, 2019, Memorial Hospital’s cardiology providers at Heartland
Cardiology will supply inpatient cardiology coverage and outpatient cardiology
testing at Daviess Community Hospital.
Leaders at both Memorial Hospital and Daviess Community Hospital continue
to look for ways to best serve the people of Daviess County. This agreement
allows for continued, quality cardiology services by local providers.
Heartland Cardiology providers have been consistently helping the Daviess
County communities for over the past 20 years and are currently providing
services in Daviess County at Memorial Health Washington, located at 600
S. State Road 57.
To schedule a cardiology appointment with Cardiology Services, please call
Unchangeable risk factors or Heart Disease include:
- Age - the older you get, the greater the chance.
- Gender - men have a greater rate, even after women experience menopause.
- Race - African Americans and Hispanics carry a greater risk.
- Family History - you have a greater chance of developing heart disease
if family members have had a CHD.
Modifiable Risk Factors:
- Serum cholesterol
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Physical inactivity
- Cigarette Smoking
- Alcohol intake
- Metabolic Syndrome