Assam govt impanels Asian Heart Institute in state healthcare

Mumbai, Oct 21 (PTI) Assam government has empanelled the city-based Asian Heart Institute (AHI) for providing healthcare services to the people of that state.

"This new liaison is sure to benefit the people of Assam through quality health services, proper consulting. The serving and retired employees of State Government of Assam, along with eligible dependent family members who reside within and outside Assam are eligible for reimbursement," an AHI release said here today.

Eminent heart specialist and AHI CEO Dr Ramakant Panda expressed his willingness to share his expertise and offered to extend medical care to the people of Assam.

"The doctors at AHI are ready to collaborate with the medical colleges in Assam to share their expertise," he said.

"We are ready to extend all possible financial support and arrange treatment to patients from poor families as we have some trusts working for the benefit of underprivileged sections," he added.

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi had undergone a bypass and valve replacement surgery at Asian Heart Institute in August.