How to Keep Key Executives at Peak Performance
How do you ensure your key executives maintain peak performance- especially if they’re burdened with crucial decision making, stressful responsibilities and short deadlines?
One easy answer is a comprehensive health exam. It is one of the best, cost-effective investments you can make in your people…. and your company.
The Benefits of an Internal Medicine Associates (IMA) Executive Physical
IMA Executive Physicals are individually tailored to your executives’ specific needs.
This comprehensives health evaluation includes tests and assessments that go beyond mere routine. Particular emphasis is placed on:
- The latest in both non-invasive and blood-based cardiovascular screening testing
- Comprehensive cancer screenings
- Complete nutritional assessment and counseling
We understand that you can’t afford to have key personnel absent for long exams.
That’s why we’ve worked with our partners to streamline the Executive Health Examination. As a result, your executives receive thorough assessments in the shortest time possible-without cutting any corners.
Each includes a comprehensive physical examination along with a review of medical and family history.
- Lipid panel (including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides)
- Homocysteine (an amino acid associated with vascular disease)
- Liver function
- Kidney function
- Complete blood count (CBC) with differential
- Complete metabolic profile
- Iron profile (including screening for hemochromatosis)
- Prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test for prostate cancer
- Urinalysis screening for detecting kidney diseases, diabetes and bladder infections
- Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) screen test for thyroid function that regulates metabolism
- Vitamin D deficiency that can contribute to osteoporosis and muscle weakness
Heart and lung tests
- Electrocardiogram (EKG) that may identify previous undetected heart attacks and can evaluate heart arrhythmia
- Exercise treadmill test to screen for early signs of coronary artery disease, hypertension and abnormal heart rhythms
- Spirometry lung function screening for smokers and non-smokers
- Chest x-rays evaluation for potential lung disease or cancer
Sensory function tests
- Vision screening including color, near and distant vision testing
Nutrition assessment by a registered dietitian
- Estimated resting metabolic rate
- Suggested daily calorie level
- Relevance tools for a balanced diet
- Diet plan
- Sample meals at appropriate calorie levels
- Answers to nutrition and health-related questions
Recommended preventive/ wellness tests (optional)
The following tests are NOT included in the basic package but are recommended on a periodic basis to screen for certain types of illness and disease.
An Executive physical physician can assist in determining which tests may be needed based on age, gender and family medical histories.
- Bone density scan screens for bone loss is recommended for women at onset of menopause and every 2-3 years thereafter.
- Colonoscopy screening for polyps and cancers in asymptomatic individuals. Recommended at age 50 or earlier based on personal or family history, and every 5-10 years thereafter. This test requires a second day.
- Mammogram baseline exam for women at age 35, and annual screenings after age 40 to screen for breast cancer,
- Pap test to screen for cervical cancer.
- Routine immunizations for influenza, pneumonia, diphtheria, and tetanus.
- Summary report- including copies of all tests performed and physicians if requested.