If you’re worried about heart disease, at least you might be able to skip the fancy screening. Using hightech diagnostic procedures for heart disease screening may be unnecessary for many patients. I’m Shelby Cullinan with your latest health news. A new paper published by the American College of Physicians, or ACP, said the risks may not be worth the potential harms. Also, screening using tests like resting or stress electrocardiograms, stress echocardiograms or stress myocardial perfusion testing has not been found to reduce the risk of death from heart disease. The ACP noted that other, less expensive diagnostic.