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Our Approach
In conjunction with the adjacent Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, the Jack L. Hamman Heart & Vascular Center provides a complete range of services for diagnosis, treatment, and recovery from heart disease, as well as programs for assuring and maintaining wellness.

Heart Attack Care
When you're having a heart attack, time is everything. The national standard for treatment is 90 minutes, however, Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville proudly exceeds that standard. Learn more information about our speed to treat program.

Cardiac Catheterization Lab
This advanced laboratory brings the best technology to a wide range of services for superior heart care. Procedures include the diagnosis and treatment of blood clots, implantation of permanent pacemakers, the use of stents to expand vessels, and the removal of deposits from vessel walls.

EKG (Electrocardiogram)
You and your doctor have access to advanced EKG technology, providing valuable insight into the electrical activity of the heart for diagnosis of abnormal rhythms and damage to heart muscle.

Echocardiogram
Heart health assessment may implement our advanced echocardiogram equipment, which uses noninvasive ultrasound technology to assess blood flow.

Stress Testing
Our physicians rely on the latest, best techniques to determine exertion-related causes of chest discomfort. Our diagnostic tools include halter monitoring, a high-tech electronic sensor that keeps a detailed record of heart activity over 24 hours.

Coumadin® Clinic
This dedicated facility manages the administration of Coumadin, an anticoagulant drug, and monitors the blood's clotting ability to reduce the risks for stroke, heart attack or other clotting-related problems.

Open Heart Surgery
Our surgical expertise allows you access to a wide variety of open heart surgery procedures, with one exception being heart transplants.

Vascular Surgery
Our surgical expertise encompasses clinically proven procedures to correct problems with vessels and enhance blood flow.

Wound Management
Our vascular surgical techniques can improve blood flow and aid in wound healing and recovery from infection. 

Weight and Blood Pressure
In addition to cholesterol screenings, we provide programs for diet, exercise, and medication to reduce threats to heart health posed by obesity and high blood pressure.

Pacemaker/Defibrillator Clinic
We provide regular, ongoing followup for all pacemaker patients, assisted by technology experts, to help ensure consistent, proper performance.

Cardiac Rehabilitation
You have access to a personalized rehabilitation program for recovering strength through exercise, administered by specially trained physiologists and nurses.

For more information about the Jack L. Hamman Heart & Vascular Center, please call 270-326-3800, 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday - Friday.


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