STEMI INDIA 2015

  • July 14, 2015

A treatment plan for the acute care of ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) has been launched within a large rural district of Tamil Nadu, India. Taking advantage of recent changes, such as the GVK EMRI ambulance system and the government insurance program in Tamil Nadu, the program's early data demonstrate an improvement in the quality of acute STEMI care by dramatically decreasing the time from symptom onset to hospital arrival and subsequent receipt of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI). 

An enthusiasic group from South Africa attended STEMI India 2015 to learn as much as possible from the STEMI India success story!

Adriaan Snyders, George Nel, Len Steingo with faculty, Umesh N. Khot, MD | Vice Chairman, Cardiovascular Medicine | Chief Quality Officer, Heart and Vascular Institute Cleveland Clinic

 

To read more about this meeting go to the STEMI India website

Dr Adriaan Snyders, addressing the audience.

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