Hong Peng, RDCS RVT

October 29, 2020 0 Comments

Hong Peng, RDCS RVT, joined the New Frontier team in October 2020, where she serves as a Cardiac, Vascular, and Abdominal Technologist for accounts in Kansas. Ms. Peng is based in Lawrence.

Tom Gialde, RVT

October 29, 2020 0 Comments

Tom Gialde, RVT, serves as a Vascular and Abdominal Ultrasound Technologist for New Frontier. 

Leah Astleford, RDCS

October 29, 2020 0 Comments

Leah Astleford, RDCS, serves as New Frontier’s Lead Ultrasound Technologist. In this role, Leah manages the recruiting, hiring, training, and ongoing management of the New Frontier team of technologists. 

Echocardiogram

October 27, 2020 0 Comments

An echocardiogram is a noninvasive ultrasound procedure used to assess the heart. During the procedure, a transducer sends out sound waves at a frequency too high to be heard by the human ears. The sound waves move through the skin and tissues to the heart, where the waves bounce or “echo” off of the heart …

Thyroid Ultrasound

October 27, 2020 0 Comments

Your physician may order a thyroid ultrasound which uses sound waves to produce pictures of the thyroid gland in the neck. The exam does not use radiation and is commonly used to evaluate lumps or nodules found during a routine physical or other imaging exam. Description: An ultrasound of the thyroid produces pictures of the …

Pelvic Ultrasound

October 27, 2020 0 Comments

A pelvic ultrasound is a noninvasive diagnostic exam that produces images that are used to assess organs and structures within the female pelvis. A pelvic ultrasound allows quick visualization of the female pelvic organs and structures including the uterus, cervix, vagina, fallopian tubes and ovaries. Description: Ultrasound uses a transducer that sends out ultrasonic waves …

Carotid Ultrasound

October 27, 2020 0 Comments

A carotid ultrasound exam is a non-invasive, painless ultrasound that uses high-frequency sound waves to image the neck arteries. Description: The carotid arteries, neck vessels which supply blood to the brain, are examined with ultrasound to look for plaque and to assess whether this plaque is interfering with blood flow to the brain. As the …

Arm or Leg Arterial Ultrasound

October 27, 2020 0 Comments

Vascular ultrasounds are exams that check the blood flow in your arteries and veins. These tests are noninvasive. Common vascular exams that your physician may order include: Arm and Leg Arterial and Venous Studies, Venous Doppler Studies, Arterial Doppler Studies, and Pulse Volume Recordings. Description: Vascular studies use high-frequency sound waves to measure the amount …

Abdominal Ultrasound

October 27, 2020 0 Comments

An abdominal ultrasound is a noninvasive procedure used to assess the organs and structures within the abdomen. This includes the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, bile ducts, spleen, and abdominal aorta. Description: Abdominal Ultrasound uses a transducer that sends out ultrasound waves at a frequency too high to be heard. The ultrasound transducer is placed on the …

Confusion Reigns over Covid Guidance

August 31, 2020 0 Comments

Skilled nursing facilities across the country are facing confusion over fines they may face from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, coupled with conflicting requests for information from the CDC and HHS over Covid-19 admissions. New Frontier’s team is dedicated to promoting a safe environment for our staff, so all employees wear NFMD-provided PPE …