Dr. K M Cherian Heart Foundation signed an MoU with Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research recently. The MoU defines a tie-up wherein the Foundation will provide expert support for the cardiac services of the Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center at Thiruvalla, Kerala. This MoU was signed by Dr. K M Cherian, CEO, Frontier Lifeline, and Dr. Abraham Mulamoottil, Chief Executive Officer, Pushpagiri Group of Institutions,in Chennai.

As per the MoU, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons from Frontier Lifeline will be working closely with doctors and students of Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences sharing their technical expertise and fostering research and knowledge-sharing. The Pushpagiri hospital has a dedicated wing for cardiac care with a 200-bed facility. Frontier Lifeline experts will assist in training and development of the students of the Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center. Students will also actively engage in research at the Frontier Life sciences at Frontier Mediville.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Cherian said, “This tie-up will enable us to engage in better knowledge-sharing which will not only benefit both organisations but the society at large.”

Dr. Mulamoottil said, “Pushpagiri group believes that the future of India depends on the quality of health of its millions of people and in the creation of a significant number of knowledge workers — both constantly facilitated by research in healthcare. In this regard, we started collaborating with R&D organisations.”