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Homebased Health Screening2020-08-13T15:05:35+08:00

Homebased Health Screening

 You can now schedule appointments online and have our medical team perform the health screening checks at the comfort of your home.

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Packages Description

TELE1

$99.00 (incl gst)

Biometric Parameters
Height & Weight (BMI)
Blood Pressure

Urine Analysis
Urine FEME

Blood Analysis
Fasting Blood Glucose
HbA1C (if blood glucose > 7 mmol)
Fasting Blood Cholesterol
Full Blood Count
Kidney Function
Liver Function
VDRL
Bone Disease
Gout

Medical Report & Review
Report ready in 1 working day
Tele-consult with Doctor for Report Review

TELE2

$148.00 (incl gst)

Additional Tests from TELE1

Blood Analysis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Thyroid Function (FT4,TSH)
Rheumatoid Factor

Tumor Markers
– AFP (Liver)
– CEA (Colon)

Urine Analysis
Urine Microalbumin
Urine Creatinine
Urine Microalbumin to Creatinine Ratio

TELE3

$199.00 (incl gst)

Additional Tests from TELE2

Blood Analysis
Tumor Markers
– PSA (Prostate) / CA125 (Ovaries)
– CA19.9 (Pancreas)

TELE4

$259.00 (incl gst)

Additional Tests from TELE3

Blood Analysis
Hepatitis C

Tumor Markers
– EBV EA IgA (Nose)

TELE5

$349.00 (incl gst)

Additional Tests from TELE4

Blood Analysis
Heart Screen
– Apolipoprotein A
– Apolipoprotein B
– Apo B/A1 Ratio
– HsCRP

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Homebased Health Screening FAQ

Can I cancel after I have made a booking?2020-08-07T10:08:23+08:00

Yes, you can cancel your appointment by emailing [email protected] A refund will be made within 7 working days.

What if I am not home at the time of the appointment?2020-08-06T11:43:08+08:00

It is important that you are available and have fasted at the appointed date and time at home.

Should you not be available, due to exceptional circumstances, you may reschedule a visit at any of our clinics <link> for health screening. However, if you choose to reschedule another homebased visit, a transportation charge of $20 will be levied.

What do I need to prepare for homebased screening?2020-08-06T11:44:03+08:00

You will need to fast for at least 6 hours prior to the appointed time. Consumption of plain water is encouraged. You may continue to take your regular medication, except for diabetic medication.

Kindly furnish any past medical or health screening records that you may have. We will also request verification of your NRIC/FIN/Passport.

What if I cannot provide a urine or stool specimen as required during the screening?2020-08-06T11:45:23+08:00

Should the required specimen not be available during our visit, you may drop them at any of our 8 clinics islandwide.

Tell me about the process? How long does it take?2020-08-06T11:46:06+08:00

A health screening visit at home will typically take 20 minutes.

Our Mobile Team who can be identified by their attire and/or pass ID will verify your identity as well as package and payment details. Further to a review of your medical history and supporting documents, we will conduct measurements of your blood pressure and weight.

Our staff are trained and certified in blood taking. Our team will obtain the specimen smoothly.

Who will be conducting the screening? Are they qualified and trained?2020-08-06T11:46:45+08:00

Our Mobile team are permanent staff of Minmed. They are trained and certified in blood taking and also undergo regular inhouse training so that they are equipped to serve you well.

When will the results be ready? How will I be notified?2020-08-06T11:47:21+08:00

The results will be ready within 1 working day. You will be notified via Email to download the results securely from our web portal.

What should I do after I receive my health screening results?2020-08-06T11:49:17+08:00

Follow up of your health screening results is key.

Our health reports are designed to explain your results in a easy to understand manner. Please schedule a teleconsultation with our doctors at minmed.sg/review.

During the consultation, we will explain the nature of the findings, necessary lifestyle changes as well as appropriate referral or follow-up, if any. The post-screening teleconsultation is complimentary.

How can I arrange a teleconsult to review the results with a doctor?2020-08-06T11:50:33+08:00

You can arrange a Teleconsult here. During the consultation, we will explain the nature of the findings, necessary lifestyle changes as well as appropriate referral or follow-up, if any.

The post-screening teleconsultation is complimentary.

How do I obtain vaccination follow up services?2020-08-11T10:43:43+08:00

Vaccination services are available at our clinics, you may also utilize medisave to cover the cost of selected vaccinations.

To know more about vaccinations, please visit this link.

How do I choose my health screening tests?2020-07-06T13:43:29+08:00

Recommended health screening guidelines are available here. You are encouraged to refer to this list when making your selection.

Pre-screening consultation with our doctors is available here. This is extended on a complimentary basis, even if you do not decide to go for health screening thereafter.

At the time of health screening, you may further discuss your selection with our team. It is important that you select your health screening tests with appropriate guidelines, information and advice available.

How do I reschedule my appointment?2020-07-06T13:45:32+08:00

If you need to reschedule your health screening appointment, please email [email protected].

What happens if I miss my appointment?2020-07-06T13:46:33+08:00

If you have missed your health screening appointment, please email [email protected] to schedule an appointment at Minmed Health Screeners.

Can I have an MC/timechit for health screening?2020-07-06T13:47:09+08:00

We recognize that health screening can take a variable period of up to 2 hours. A timechit can be prepared on your request.

As health screening is done when you are well, we are unable to provide medical certificate for health screening visits.

What do I need to prepare for health screening?2020-07-06T13:49:45+08:00

In general, fasting for at least 6 hours is necessary when tests for cholesterol and blood glucose are involved. Drinking plain water is encouraged. You may continue to take your regular medication for chronic diseases (e.g. hypertension, cholesterol) but are to omit your diabetic medication until you have taken your breakfast.

Please bring along:
– Identification – NRIC/Work Permit/Passport
– Company letter, authorisation letter or staff pass (where available)
– Medical report and radiology films/reports from last health screening (where available)

See our pre-screening guide for more information.

For instructions pertaining to specific tests, please see refer to specific tests under FAQ.

What is the health screening process like?2020-07-06T13:50:40+08:00

On arrival, we will verify your identity and registration in a contactless manner. Payment, where necessary will also be collected.

You may also be required to complete a pre-screening questionnaire prior to, or upon your arrival.

Clinical parameters (e.g. height, weight, blood pressure) will be taken. Our staff will guide you through necessary stations in a safe and efficient manner. The blood test will be conducted usually at the last station. Our phlebotomists are trained to ensure that your health screening is a comfortable one.

The screening process may take a variable 30 to 90 minutes.

When and how do I receive my report?2020-07-06T13:52:10+08:00

Your health screening results will typically be available on the next working day, except for selected tests and/or imaging studies.

You will receive a notification via email once the results are ready. Kindly login to your account here. Please note that your report is available only after you authenticate using an SMS OTP sent to your registered mobile number.

Your health screening is complete only with a doctor’s review. You may arrange an appointment for a teleconsult review here.

What should I do after I receive my results?2020-07-06T13:54:03+08:00

Your health screening is complete only with a doctor’s review. You are encouraged to make an appointment for complimentary teleconsult here.

Should you request a face-to-face consultation, please email [email protected].

You may also refer to our online health screening glossary.

Here are a few pointers for your reference:

  • No definite diagnosis may be made from test results alone, and test results should be correlated with your medical history and other clinical findings.
  • Screening tests may carry limitations in the capacity to identify or rule out the presence or absence of a condition. Normal test results may not necessarily mean the absence of a medical condition.
  • The majority (about 95%) of a normal population test results will fall within the normal range. About 5% of the normal population test results may be slightly above or below the normal level.
  • It is an acceptable fact that a normal person’s test results may fluctuate at different times although still within the normal range. This occurrence may be due to diet or other factors.
Tell me about your health screening portal.2020-07-06T13:55:29+08:00

Health screening registration may be conducted via our portal.

For health screening at Minmed Health Screeners in Paragon, you may register for your screening appointment here.

If you are registering for screening at your office, please refer to the unique registration link sent to you via your HR and/or Wellness committee.

Your electronic health screening result may be retrieved 24/7 via our secure portal here. Please note that 2 Factor Authentication via SMS OTP to your registered mobile number is necessary before report retrieval.

What if I have forgotten my password?2020-07-06T13:56:27+08:00

If you have forgotten your password, please reset your password here.

If you do not receive your SMS OTP within 15 minutes, please email [email protected].

How do I prepare for Urine tests?2020-07-06T13:57:30+08:00

Urine tests available may include urine dipstick, urine full examination and microscopic examination (UFEME) and urine micro albumin to creatinine ratio.

These tests involve the collection of a clean specimen of urine midstream. During the collection process, please collect the specimen in the bottle midway through the stream. Kindly avoid collecting the first drops of urine as they appear as this may cause the specimen to be contaminated by skin cells and affecting your results.

Kindly refrain from submitting your urine specimen when you are having your menses. It is advisable to wait till day 5 of your menstrual cycle (with day 1 being the first day of your menstrual period) for better accuracy.

How do I prepare for Stool tests?2020-07-06T13:58:33+08:00

The stool test tests for the presence of microscopic blood cells which may not be visible to the human eye.

When collecting the specimen, please use the spatula available in the lid of the container. A small specimen of stool is adequate for analysis. Please note that specimens should be submitted to the clinic on the same day before 3pm (for weekdays) and 11am (for weekends).

If your selected stool test is the conventional faecal blood test (non immunological), you are advised to abstain from consumption of meats 3 days before the study.

How do I prepare for ECG tests?2020-07-06T13:59:15+08:00

The Resting Electrocardiogram (ECG) test is conducted by our technicians to assess the electrical rhythm of your heart.

This test involves the placement of sticker electrodes on your chest as well as your limbs as you lie on the couch. This test typically takes 15 minutes.

Please wear a two-piece outfit to facilitate placement of the chest electrodes. For your comfort, ECGs are conducted only by our female technicians.

How do I prepare for Treadmill Stress tests?2020-07-06T13:59:49+08:00

The Treadmill Stress test or Cardiac Stress test involves the monitoring of the electrical rhythm of your heart as you exercise on a treadmill. Whilst the test takes 30 to 45 minutes including preparation, the actual running time is typically less than 12 minutes.

The test is undertaken by a trained technician with a doctor within the same test premise. It is advisable that you have a light meal and abstain from caffeine prior to the test. Please wear comfortable walking/running shoes as well as a two-piece outfit. The latter is to facilitate placement of test electrodes on your chest.

Please bring a list of your current medication on the day of the study.

How do I prepare for Ultrasound tests?2020-07-06T14:01:02+08:00

Ultrasound studies are a non-invasive way of evaluating soft tissues and organs as part of the health screening process.

If you are having an ultrasound examination of your abdomen, please fast for at least 6 hours. You are encouraged to drink at least 4 cups of water and avoid going to the toilet prior to ultrasound of the pelvis and/or prostate. Please come in loose comfortable attire.

The sonographer will apply a clear viscous gel to the area of examination. An average study may take up to 30 minutes.

As ultrasounds do not involve xrays, it is safe for pregnant and/or breastfeeding moms.

How do I prepare for Mammogram tests?2020-07-06T15:35:25+08:00

The Mammogram study is an evaluation of the breasts using xrays, and is recommended for ladies above 40 years of age.

Please wear a two-piece outfit and avoid the use of deodorant, lotion, perfume and talc on the day of the study. An optimum window for the test is within 2 weeks after menstruation.

The test will be conducted by our female radiographer. During the process, there will be light firm compression of your breasts which can be uncomfortable. This is unfortunately necessary for proper evaluation.

The mammogram is expected to take under 20 minutes.

How do I prepare for Xray tests?2020-07-06T15:36:01+08:00

Xrays involve the study of a limited body area for evaluation. Minmed uses a digital radiography solution which keeps the amount of radiation and the incidence of retakes as low as possible.

No preparation is necessary. Ladies who are pregnant or possibly pregnant are advised NOT to take X-ray tests, and must inform us before taking such tests.

What if I am not home at the time of the appointment?2020-08-03T16:13:06+08:00

If you are not home at the appointed date and time, you can arrange for our mobile team to visit again on an alternate day. Please note however, that a supplementary transportation fee of $20 is payable.

Alternatively, you can consider presenting at any of our clinics on an appointment basis, to complete the screen at no added charge. Please email [email protected]

How can I change the appointment date and time after confirmation?2020-08-03T16:13:46+08:00

Yes, you can change your appointment date and time by emailing [email protected].

How do I make an appointment for homebased screening?2020-08-06T11:03:49+08:00

Our Mobile Team conducts health screening for you in the comfort of your home. Available packages are here.  You may wish to download the Minmed Connect app and opt for a complimentary pre-screening consultation.

Upon selecting your package, you will be asked for your home location by zones. Select a date and time that is convenient for you, bearing in mind that you will need to fast for 6 hours prior to the screen. Your booking is confirmed upon completion of payment.

Should you need to change your appointment date or time, please email [email protected]

What are the packages available? How do I select them?2020-08-06T11:34:01+08:00

Available packages are here. You may refer to this link for recommendations on what screening tests are suitable. You may also wish to download the Minmed Connect app for a complimentary pre-screening consultation for the choice of your package.

How do I make an appointment for homebased screening?2020-07-06T16:05:29+08:00

Homebased screening is conducted by our mobile teams and provides health screening, vaccination, statutory screening for foreign domestic workers in the comfort of your home.

Screening is supported by teleconsult service with our doctors.

To book an appointment, please visit this link. Our administrative team will contact you for confirmation and advise on further arrangements.

What do I need to prepare for homebased screening?2020-07-30T17:37:43+08:00

Please ensure that you are home at the appointed time. The mobile team will verify your identity (NRIC/FIN/Passport).

For health screening, please prepare past health screening results (if any), as well as your current medication list.

For vaccination services, please provide your recent blood test results and/or vaccination records.

For foreign domestic worker screening, kindly provide the notification letter from Ministry of Manpower (MOM).

When will the results be ready?2020-07-06T16:07:13+08:00

For health screening:
The results will typically be available on the next working day, except for selected tests and/or imaging studies.

You will receive a notification via email once the results are ready. Kindly login to your account here. Please note that your report is available only after you authenticate using an SMS OTP sent to your registered mobile number.

Your health screening is complete only with a doctor’s review. You may arrange an appointment for a teleconsult review here.

For foreign domestic worker screening:
The results will typically be available within 3 working days. We will update you when the results are ready via SMS/email.

What should I do after I receive my health screening results?2020-07-30T11:10:33+08:00

Your health screening is complete only with a doctor’s review. You are encouraged to make an appointment for complimentary teleconsult here.

Should you request a face-to-face consultation, please email [email protected]

You may also refer to our online health screening glossary.

Here are a few pointers for your reference:

  • No definite diagnosis may be made from test results alone, and test results should be correlated with your medical history and other clinical findings.
  • Screening tests may carry limitations in the capacity to identify or rule out the presence or absence of a condition. Normal test results may not necessarily mean the absence of a medical condition.
  • The majority (about 95%) of a normal population test results will fall within the normal range. About 5% of the normal population test results may be slightly above or below the normal level.
  • It is an acceptable fact that a normal person’s test results may fluctuate at different times although still within the normal range. This occurrence may be due to diet or other factors.
Can I teleconsult a doctor before the screening?2020-08-06T11:36:30+08:00

Yes, you can download the Minmed Connect app for a complimentary pre-screening consultation for the choice of your package.

Can I opt for further screening services such as mammogram and ultrasounds?2020-08-06T11:37:45+08:00

Yes, however this will be done at our screening centre, Minmed Health Screeners  in Paragon.
You can discuss this with the Mobile Team whilst they are with you. Alternatively, you can email [email protected]

Can I book on behalf of a family member?2020-08-06T11:39:19+08:00

Yes, you can book an appointment on behalf of your family member. In like manner, they may also wish to opt for a pre-screening teleconsultation with us.

It will be ideal if you can be present with your family member, should the latter need assistance in furnishing necessary medical information at the point of screening.

How do I make payment for homebased screening?2020-08-06T11:40:01+08:00

Payment is made via Paypal or credit card at the point of checkout, after you have selected your package, date and time.

How can I change the appointment date and time after confirmation?2020-08-06T11:41:44+08:00

Yes, you can change your appointment date and time by emailing [email protected]

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