Imaging Care for Minority Health Month April is National Minority Health Month, and New Frontier is celebrating minority voices and bringing awareness to the healthcare disparities faced by minorities in the United States. As we highlighted in the post explaining our mission, “Imaging for Everyone,” access to quality, affordable healthcare is one of the largest …
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.
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.
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.
“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, serves as a Vascular and Abdominal Ultrasound Technologist for New Frontier.
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.
Echocardiograms 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 …
Thyroid Ultrasound 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 …
Pelvic Ultrasound 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 …
New Frontier Mobile Diagnostics was formed to make diagnostic care easy, safe, and convenient. NFMD brings compassionate care close to the patient, where they need it.
Our mission: Imaging for Everyone
NFMD is categorized as an Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF), and is an approved Medicare Part B and Medicaid provider in Kansas and Missouri.