What Are the Advantages of Health Screening?

What Are the Advantages of Health Screening?

1. Early Detection, Better Outcome

Health screenings play a pivotal role in the early detection of serious health conditions. Regular testing can help you uncover hidden risks such as elevated cholesterol levels. Your doctor may encourage you to start early intervention through medication and lifestyle changes, thereby reducing your risk of a heart attack. This allows you to potentially enjoy a better and longer of life.

Nurse preparing drawing of blood from patient for blood test procedure.
A cholesterol blood test performed at ATA Medical

2. Personalized Health Assessments

Health screenings are tailored to cater to each individual's unique health profile, including those with existing conditions. This targeted and personalised approach ensures that preventive care and treatment plans are accurately aligned with the patient's current health needs.

For instance, for individuals diagnosed with conditions such as gallstones or ovarian cysts, regular ultrasound scans are a crucial component of their health monitoring. These scans provide a clear image of the affected organs, allowing healthcare providers to assess the progression or improvement of the condition over time.

Patient undergoing ultrasound scan procedure.
An ultrasound scan being performed at ATA Medical (Orchard)

3. Comprehensive Health Examinations

Comprehensive health examinations through regular screenings provide a detailed overview of an individual’s health.

These evaluations often include a variety of tests, from blood work assessing liver and kidney functions to advanced imaging techniques like CT scans and MRIs that check for any irregularities in body organs.

This broad range of tests ensures a holistic view of an individual’s health, facilitating early detection and management of potential health issues.

Patient undergoing CT Coronary Angiogram scan procedure.
A patient undergoing CT Coronary Angiogram

4. Reduced Healthcare Costs

Early detection often prevents the need for more expensive treatments. For instance, when kidney disease is discovered early, it's often manageable through dietary changes and medication, which can prevent or delay the need for more invasive treatments like dialysis or kidney transplants.

On the other hand, detecting kidney disease at a later stage often requires costlier and more intensive treatments, including regular dialysis sessions or even a kidney transplant.

5. Patient Education & Empowerment

Regular health screenings are a powerful tool for patient empowerment and education. These screenings provide essential information that helps you understand your current health status and potential risks.

With this knowledge, you become more proactive in managing your health, making informed decisions about your diet, exercise, and overall lifestyle.

This process not only improves your health but also enhances your quality of life.

Dr Leonard Leng of ATA Medical having a consultation session with patient.

Why Choose ATA Medical?

ATA Medical - One Stop Health Screening Clinic with X Ray, CT Scan, Mammogram and Ultrasound scans.
ATA Medical - One Stop Health Screening Clinic with X Ray, CT Scan, Mammogram and Ultrasound scans.
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ATA Medical @ Orchard

Address: 1 Orchard Blvd, #05-09 Camden Medical Centre, Singapore 248649
Nearest MRT: Orchard Boulevard Station (TE13)
Contact Number: 6322 7331
Email: camden@atamed.sg
Opening Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Sat: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sun & PH: Closed
Please note that our last appointment is at 5:15 PM from Monday to Friday and at 12:15 PM on Saturday. Thank you for your understanding.

ATA Medical @ Tanjong Pagar

Address: 72 Anson Rd, #01-02 Anson House, Singapore 079911
Nearest MRT: Tanjong Pagar Station (EW15)
Contact Number: 6223 0682
Email: hi@atamed.sg
Opening Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Sat: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sun & PH: Closed
Please note that our last appointment is at 5:15 PM from Monday to Friday and at 12:15 PM on Saturday. Thank you for your understanding.