RDCS :Why Did I Choose a Portable Ultrasound Company?

December 15, 2020 0 Comments

A registered diagnostic cardiac sonographer (RDCS) shares her thought process when evaluating sticking with the hospital’s patient churn and burn or switching to something lesser known: a portable diagnostic imaging company that goes directly to the point of care.

Why Quality Matters in Diagnostic Imaging

sonographer utilizing ultrasound machinery
December 7, 2020 0 Comments

Quality technology, experienced and properly motivated technologists, and a tech-physician relationship built on trust are the cornerstones of a top tier diagnostic imaging practice. 

Find out not only how adopting a provider that excels in these three areas can take patient care to the next level, but also the toll a deficit in these areas can take on outcomes and the practices’ bottom line. 

Medicare Approves New Frontier MD for Kansas and Missouri

Patient consults physician
November 24, 2020 0 Comments

By announcing NFMD’s Medicare coverage approval, we’re sending a clear message to physicians, care teams, and patients that we’re ready to provide access to quality diagnostic care in Kansas and Missouri.

Healient Physicians Group Forms Agreement with New Frontier Mobile Diagnostics

November 13, 2020 0 Comments

“Heart disease, stroke, and diabetes didn’t stop because of the pandemic; these conditions still need to be diagnosed and treated,” says Dr. David Burkart, principal of Healient. “Under our partnership with New Frontier, we can continue to diagnose critical conditions without exposing patients to further risk.”

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. 


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 …