Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Sakra World Hospital signs MoU with Partners Medical International of #USA

Sakra World Hospital, a joint venture of the Kirloskar group, Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and SECOM of Japan has joined hands with Partners Medical International, the academic arm of Partners HealthCare, one of the leading non-profit health care systems in the USA and associated with Harvard affiliated Hospitals like Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston to bring world-class treatment options for heart patients in India.

Under this new collaboration,  Sakra World Hospital shall look into widening the possibilities of treatments for End Stage Heart Failure patients in India through exchange of knowledge, experience, expertise, processes, protocols sharing technical knowledge on the subject. It will also enable academic exchange programme between participating institutes and overview of quality systems and JCI guidelines to help in the process of JCI accreditation.

Further Dr. Raajiv Singhal, Group CEO - Sakra World Hospital announced the launch of Heart Failure Clinic at Sakra World Hospital to address the epidemic of heart disease in India “End stage heart failure carries high mortality and morbidity. Patients suffering from end stage heart failure are frequently in and out of hospitals and have very poor quality of life. For these patients all medical options should have already been exhausted barring heart transplant and LVAD (high end devices that support the heart function), both of which are still in infancy stage in India. We are pleased to launch Heart Failure Clinic at Sakra which is our first step towards establishing a Heart Transplant Program”