HeartWatch has been developed by a team of renowned cardiologists who are passionate about heart disease prevention. Their vision is simple – less deaths and less illness from heart disease. Read more about the team below.
Cardiovascular disease in Australia
The term cardiovascular disease includes all diseases that involve the heart and/or blood vessels. Such diseases include heart attack, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, heart failure, atrial fibrillation and stroke. In Australia, cardiovascular disease accounts for 1 in 4 of all deaths, or one death every 12 minutes.
The typical experience in Australia
The process typically begins at the general practitioner and may involve referrals to various specialists. Whilst care through these pathways is often excellent, individuals can report that it involves numerous appointments, long waiting times, and multiple visits at different locations. Also, with medical technology constantly progressing, people may feel unsure if they are receiving the most cutting-edge and evidence-based care. Without guidance, the whole process can, at times, feel disjointed, stressful, and time consuming.
The HeartWatch Solution
The HeartWatch program was designed to solve these problems. Our experienced and passionate team will provide an all-encompassing, highly streamlined, and coordinated workup and prevention plan which incorporates CT calcium scoring and the latest risk stratification techniques.
You will leave the program knowing that you have been assessed, educated, and advised in a personalised and evidence-based fashion to optimise your heart health and minimise your risk of developing heart disease in the future. Furthermore, you will have a bespoke report produced with clear and simple explanations, customised advice, and understandable action items.
We are proud to offer this exclusive, cutting-edge and bespoke heart assessment and prevention solution that is unique and industry-leading in Australia.
The HeartWatch Team
The HeartWatch team not only features renowned specialists in cardiovascular care and cardiac risk assessment, but brings together a team that collaborate closely, unified by their underpinning principle of unwavering excellence. They work to provide a seamless and efficient experience for all participants, from the first phone call, to the final bespoke report. Under one umbrella, these cardiologists, cardiac nurses, cardiac physiologists, exercise physiologists and dieticians, strive to provide the best possible assessment, advice and care, in a streamlined fashion to save you time.
Associate Professor Arthur Nasis
MBBS (Hons) MD PhD FRACP FCSANZ
A/Prof Nasis is an internationally trained clinical cardiologist, academic cardiologist and cardiac imaging specialist with expertise in cardiac risk assessment. His MD and PhD theses as well as a postdoctoral research program have helped define the role of CT coronary angiography, CT calcium scoring, and stress echocardiography in the early detection of heart disease.
Dr Andris Ellims
MBBS (Hons) PhD FRACP
Dr Ellims is a clinical cardiologist and cardiac imaging specialist with expertise in cardiac risk assessment. His PhD thesis further refined the role of cardiac MRI imaging to evaluate inherited heart disease, as well as novel approaches for heart disease risk stratification, such as plasma lipid profiling to predict heart disease risk.
Dr Jonathon Habersberger
MBBS BSc PhD FRACP FCSANZ
Dr Habersberger is an internationally trained clinical cardiologist and interventional cardiologist with expertise in cardiac risk assessment. His PhD thesis helped establish the role of novel aspects of C-reactive protein in blood vessel inflammation and risk of subsequent heart attack.
Our typical participant
A typical person undertaking this program is someone motivated to have a thorough assessment of their cardiovascular health, but beyond that, they also want to know what their results mean, and what they can do to minimise their risk of developing heart disease.
These individuals want the latest in testing and prevention, but don’t necessarily have the desire for multiple separate appointments, and long delays for a comprehensive workup. They want a rapid and comprehensive return on their investment in terms of results, advice, and actions.
Our participants have included, but are not limited to, executives, managers and other busy professionals working in stressful roles or in charge of large teams. They are looking for a bespoke approach to their health, empowering and guiding them to mitigate their heart disease risk.
If you’d like to see whether this program may be a good fit for you, please do not hesitate to contact us.