What are Seattle Children’s Heart Center ECG consult services?

Seattle Children’s Heart Center offers pediatric electrocardiogram (known as ECG or EKG) consultation services to help community providers in our region who desire advanced evaluation of their pediatric patient’s ECG studies.

What if I have never had an ECG consult with Children’s Heart Center team before?

If you have not had an ECG consult with Seattle Children’s Heart Center, before uploading a study you will need to request and establish an account by calling 206-987-2015. Heart Center leadership will work with you to set up and configure a new account. We provide technical support to set up and test ECG consults.

Upload ECG Studies to Seattle Children’s for an ECG Consult

You will be taken to a secure website to complete a simple three-step process.

Important information

This tool is not intended to receive radiology, echo, or cath procedure images. To upload radiology images, learn more about eMix Radiology Image Upload.

What are the ECG study equipment requirements?

Seattle Children’s Heart Center is only able to receive ECG studies from DataMed®-compatible ECG units. Though most studies are compatible, please confirm that your specific unit is listed on their website.

If you do not use DataMed®-compatible ECG units, please discuss upgrades with your biomedical staff and/or vendor.

How to Upload ECG Images

  1. Click the “Upload ECG Study” button above to begin the process. You will be taken to the upload page.
  2. Sign in and compete the upload form. Please complete all fields.
  3. Browse to the location of the ECG file on your system and attach it to the form.

How long will it typically take to receive an ECG consult from the time I send a study?

Please allow two business days for results from an ECG submission. If you’re in an emergent patient care situation, please call 911 and obtain care. If you have strong concerns about a patient under your care, please call the provider-to-provider line at 206-987-7777 to speak with the Heart Center directly and set up an appointment.

What if I need help with the upload form?

For questions or assistance using the upload form, please call 206-987-7111. For questions about setting up an account for ECG consults, please contact the Heart Center at 206-987-2015.