CARDIOPULMONARY CARE/DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING AND RADIOLOGY
The department is staffed with Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) licensed respiratory therapists, who
have passed the Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (CRTT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist
RRT) examination by the National Board for Respiratory Care, as well as a registered diagnostic cardiac
sonographer who is American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) certified.
Holter/loop/cardiac event monitoring
Stress Echo Cardiogram
Cardiac stress testing
Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT’s)
Assessment and support of mechanical ventilation
Administration of aerosol medications by a variety of devices
DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING AND RADIOLOGY
The Radiology Department, in conjunction with Valley Radiologists Professional Association, offers routine
radiology services, digital mammography, ultrasonography, MRI, 16-slice CT Scan, bone density analysis,
and Digital Fluoroscopy. We offer radiological services at New London Hospital and at the Newport Health
New London Hospital was the first in the State of New Hampshire to offer digital mammography. Digital
mammography is accurate, fast, and offers greater flexibility and magnification for women with denser
breast tissue. Breast images produced through computerization rather than X-ray film are clear, easy to
read, and can be viewed within seconds. NLH also uses I-CAD which is a computer aided detection
system. This provides a computerized analysis of a patient’s mammogram to supplement the radiologist’s
Our technologists are all registered radiologic technologists certified in mammography, and all films are
interpreted by Board Certified Radiologists.
We are an American College of Radiology accredited mammography site.
Our equipment is an ATL HDI3000 Ultrasound machine. All technologists are registered diagnostic medical
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (M.R.I.)
The 1.5T MRI services are available one day every week and two days every other week.
COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (C.T. SCAN)
hours a day, 7 days a week our state-of-the-art High Speed 16-slice Scanner is available for a wide
range of imaging procedures. All technologists are registered radiologic technologists.