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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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Imaging For Everyone: Rural Patients

Last New Year, we wrote about our mission ‘Imaging for Everyone.’ While that is the focus and goal of our operations, we would like this year’s post to focus more on what exactly that means for rural patients.

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New Frontier Adds Women’s Health Services

Access to Women’s Health services is a critical factor in the health of women, regardless of child-bearing status. According to a 2019 study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, women seeking basic gynecological care incur significantly greater health care costs (84% higher for ages 18-44, 21% higher for 45 and older) and are more likely to go without care because of cost.

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke, or a reduction in blood supply to the brain, causing brain tissue to die within minutes from lack of oxygen and nutrients. To raise awareness of this deadly disorder, May has been designated as National Stroke Awareness Month.

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April is National 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,

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Handheld Imaging Solutions: Riding the Accessible Tech Wave

New Frontier has joined many in the medical community exploring the advantages and disadvantages of handheld ultrasound imaging scanners that connect to smartphones and tablets. Here are the key points we suggest care providers take into account when weighing their imaging tech options.

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RDCS :Why Did I Choose a Portable Ultrasound Company?

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.

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Medical consultation between physician and patient following mobile diagnostic care

Insider Info: Making the Most of E/M Revenue

There’s a perfect storm brewing. Pandemic era patients are avoiding non-urgent visits to their doctors, causing an income downturn. On top of that? 2021 E/M coding changes are coming around the bend. Is your practice poised for growth?

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sonographer utilizing ultrasound machinery

Why Quality Matters in Diagnostic Imaging

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. 

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ProjectAccessKC:Warmth Launches to Bridge Widening Need Gap

The premise for ProjectAccessKC:Warmth is simple- For every service New Frontier’s diagnostic imaging technologists perform between now and Feb. 19th, we’ll donate a winter clothing item, provided by Spectrum Promotional & Apparel, to Uplift Organization who will get it to a community member in need.

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Confusion Reigns over Covid Guidance

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.

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Facility Fined $62k for Covid Response

According to McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, a Pennsylvania care facility has been fined $62k by CMS for insufficiencies in their response to the Covid-19 crisis. Be sure your staff is wearing proper PPE, cleaning equipment properly, storing medical records properly, and use NFMD’s on-site diagnostic services to limit your patients’ exposure to viral risks.

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