Cardiac Stress Tests

Cardiac Stress Tests

About Cardiac Stress Tests

A stress test, sometimes called a treadmill or exercise test, helps a doctor find out how well your heart handles work. As your body works harder during the test, it requires more oxygen, so the heart must pump more blood. The test can show if the blood supply is reduced in the arteries that supply the heart. It also helps doctors know the kind and level of exercise appropriate for a patient.

A person taking the test:

  • Is hooked up to equipment to monitor the heart.
  • Walks slowly in place on a treadmill. Then the speed is increased for a faster pace and the treadmill is tilted to produce the effect of going up a small hill.
  • Can stop the test at any time if needed.
  • Afterwards, will sit or lie down to have their heart and blood pressure checked.
Cardiac Stress Tests

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Please call William Bee Ririe Rural Health Clinic at 775-289-4040 for an appointment with Nancy Plaskett, Registered Dietitian.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need an appointment for COVID-19 testing?
No, Covid-19 testing is available at WBRH without an appointment from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Drive through on front side of the hospital (where the flag pole is located).  You do not have to call or make an appointment.  We will have a dedicated collector and wait times will be less.Testing can also be done from 12:00pm to 6:30pm, Monday-Friday and weekends from 8:00am to 12:00pm.   You may have to wait longer as we have limited staff during these time periods. Once you are parked in the front driveway, call us at (775) 289-3001 and press 0 to let us know that you are waiting.  No appointment is needed.
Is there a charge for COVID-19 testing?
No, we will bill your insurance, but you will not be charged. If you do not have insurance, you will not have to pay.
What do I do if I have a question on my bill?
You can call Patient Financial Assistance at (775) 289-3001 Ext. 614.   You can also write a letter to Patient Financial Assistance at:   1500 Avenue H, Ely, NV  89301.
What is the phone number of the Clinic Pharmacy?
When is the Lab open?
Monday through Friday --from 7:00am to 7:00pm       
Saturday -- from 8:00am to 3:00pm     
Sunday --from 8:00am to 12:00pm
How do I call a patient at the hospital?
Call the Main Hospital Number, (775) 289-3001, then press Ext. 211.
How can I get my Medical Records?
Give us your email address when you check in at Admitting and you can access your records through the Patient Portal.  Or you can email a request to set up the Patient Portal to: our Medical Records staff at (775) 289-3612 Ext. 108 and they will prepare them for you. Then you can pick them up at the Clinic during normal business hours.
When is the Clinic open?
The Clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
How do I schedule an appointment at the Clinic?
Call us at (775) 289-4040.
How do I reach a Doctor or Provider at the Clinic?
Call the Clinic at (775) 289-3612 and press “1”.

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Contact Us

Clinic Appointments at
(775) 289-4040
Billing or Financial Assistance at
(775) 289-3001 Ext. 614
Human Resources at
(775) 289-3001 Ext. 299
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