In the presence of the Health Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma along with Dr. Parvez Ahmed, Executive Medical Director, Max Healthcare, Indrajit Singh Virdi, Chief of Cardio- Thoracic Vascular Surgery, Max Heart and Vascular Institute, a memorandum of understanding was signed by Max Healthcare and Gauhati Medical College Hospital Society to establish this association.
Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Parvez Ahmed, Executive Medical Director, Max Healthcare said that he welcomne the initiative taken out by the Assam Government towards the unique public-private relationship. He also added that Max will bring its professional expertise in conducting cardiac surgeries at the Medical College Hospital at Guwahati and help facilitate and train the department of CTVS at GMCH.
He further added that, the joint venture will also help the doctors of the GMCH in t6he field of the Cardiac Care as the doctors get an opportunity to travel the max hospital Delhi and Get Trained in Conducting Cardiac Surgeries.
Under the agreement, Max Hospital will conduct coronary bypass surgeries at the GMCH, making it the first Government Hospital in the Entire North east to have the facility. The hospital has set a target of a hundred bypass in the first year of operation. The surgeries would be meant for the patients from the economically weaker sections of the society. The surgeries will be conducted and treatments will be provided to the citizens at nominal tariffs as fixed by the state government.