New Delhi: In a joint effort towards transfusion-free heart transplants, Marengo Asia Hospitals announced its collaboration with Werfen in setting up a centre of excellence. The collaboration agreement was signed by Dr Raajiv Singhal, MD and Group CEO, Marengo Asia Hospitals, and Anurag Mishra, Regional Director, India and South Asia, Werfen.
Dr Klaus Goerlinger, Sr Consultant for Anaesthesiology, Emergency, and Intensive Care Medicine, has been tasked with leading the programme for protocol implementation. Dr Goerlinger was associated with the University Essen Hospital, Germany for around three decades. He is currently the Global Medical Director, PBM, Werfen.
While emphasising that the strategic collaboration with Werfen will pioneer in bringing transfusion-free heart transplants to the India and South Asia region, Dr Singhal said, “With 38 heart transplants conducted, we are taking this higher to as a centre of excellence for transfusion-free heart transplants. This will enhance optimised clinical outcomes and bring a new definition to patient experience and service deliveries. We hope that this will be a game changer in creating benchmarks in the healthcare industry.”