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Dr. Thomas Alexander : The STEMI India Model has Reduced Deaths By 22%

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Dr. Thomas Alexander, Senior Interventional Cardiologist and a founding director of STEMI India, Head of Division of Cardiology Kovai Medical Center And Hospital, Coimbatore spoke to Hiral Bhatt t at STEMI India 2018, Lucknow.


This is what he said:


' Tamil Nadu STEMI program was a program that was sponsored by the Indian Council of Medical Research it is now known as STEMI India model which really is the hub and spoke model.'


  • " STEMI India Hub & Spoke Model: ECG In Periphery & Treatment In The Cath Lab "

'A Hub hospital with a Cath Lab is connected to multiple peripherals centers and these were linked electronically using a device that we call the STEMI kit.'


'It handholds the physicians in a small hospital and starts treatment early in case of a heart attack.'


  • " The Model Trains Doctors To Treat STEMI & Is 60% Funded By The Government "

'This model is unique and within a period of 9 months we reduced mortality by 22%. These models are very cost intense, you need very high quality of doctors.'


'The government of India will pay 60% of the cost of setting up this program. '


  • " The Model Has Benefited The Peripheral Areas And Reduced Deaths By 22% "

Watch the full interview


Dr. Thomas Alexander

Senior Interventional Cardiologist, Head Of Division Of Cardiology

Kovai Medical Center And Hospital, Coimbatore

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