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Imaging for Everyone.

New Frontier Mobile Diagnostics brings quality, affordable diagnostic imaging to patients in doctors’ offices, clinics, and care facilities.

Who are our Customers

Our customers include an array of doctors’ offices, clinics, care facilities and self funded corporate plans.

Mission

Imaging provides the first “look” at a medical issue, so accessing quality imaging is a critical step in a patient’s health journey. Unfortunately, high health care costs, consolidating hospitals, and concerns over COVID exposure mean that fewer people are getting imaging procedures.

New Frontier believes everyone deserves to get their medical questions answered affordably, safely and reliably. Our mission, “Imaging for Everyone,” means getting quality imaging to people where they need it, in a familiar setting, and without it costing thousands of dollars.

Specific Procedures

NFMD has chosen GE Vivid Ultrasound Machines, which are capable of pulsed wave, continuous wave, color, and power Doppler capabilities. A variety of high-quality GE transducers allow a variety of scanning options, including echocardiograms, vascular, abdominal, musculoskeletal.

Our Story

New Frontier Mobile Diagnostics was started in November 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. We’re headquartered in the heart of Downtown Kansas City, at 1301 Oak Street.

In doing so, New Frontier directly engaged Supervising Physicians from Healient Physicians Group, Kansas City Pediatric Cardiology, and UIC. We adopted their imaging protocols and integrated their feedback into our ongoing quality assurance processes. We know exactly what physicians will read our studies, and when pathology is found, they are directly available for consult.

What Makes Us Different

  • Our Team
  • Our Founder
  • Our Physicians

New Frontier's sonographers are all experienced professionals, with and average of 10 years of quality ultrasound experience. All sonographers are full-time employees, dedicated to providing patients high-quality imaging care.

NFMD was founded by Jeff Blackwood, a Kansas City native and life-long resident. Throughout his career, Jeff blended work with service, and NFMD’s mission of “Imaging for Everyone” stems from Jeff’s desire to serve the community.Previously, Jeff founded Pathfinder, a national provider of software for tracking autism therapy, and has been honored with the Microsoft Health Innovation Award, named a Healthcare Transformer by Startup Health, recognized as a Kauffman Foundation Top EdTech Connector, and as a member of HEMP and PIPELINE entrepreneurial organizations.

Jeff has previously served on the national committee of the Autism Society of America, the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute, and has participated in autism research projects with Children’s Mercy Hospital and the University of Missouri.

Cardiac/Vascular Supervision - Healient Physicians Group

Supervision of New Frontier's cardiac and vascular procedures is handled through our partnership with Healient Physicians Group, the area's Heart, Vascular, and Wound Care specialists.

 

General/OB/GYN Supervision - United Imaging Consultants of Kansas City

In 2020, New Frontier added Women's Health (OB/GYN) ultrasound procedures to our services under the supervision of Dr. Amy Oberhelman with UICKC.

Pediatric Cardiac Supervision - Kansas City Pediatric Cardiology

New Frontier serves a full age range of patients, including pediatric echocardiograms supervised by Dr. Bill Drake and the team at Kansas City Pediatric Cardiology.

People

Hire the right people, align compensation with care

Process

Advanced online tools coupled with excellent GE portable imaging machines

Partners

Find expert physicians and integrate them for quality studies

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Our Blog

Ultrasound of the Heart Saves Lives

February is Heart Health Awareness Month, and according to the World Health Organization, Ischemic Heart disease is the number one killer in the world. Still, preventative measures and early diagnoses can help those numbers decrease. In recognition of Heart Health Awareness month, New Frontier Mobile Diagnostics is focusing on how cardiovascular ultrasound is an essential, easy, and preventative procedure for patients.

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Blogging in the New Year @NFMD

The New Year is when blogs turn to sum up the year, but I decided to make this a two-part post, with a few points looking back at New Frontier’s 2021 and a few predictions for 2022!

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