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Heart Foundation

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The alarming rise in CVD mortality rates in the developing world, with India as the epicenter of this raging pandemic, poses a great challenge to society and more so - to our medical fraternity.

The HEART Foundation's vision is to curb this growing menace of Cardiovascular Disease dually through primary prevention & by optimizing the care of people suffering from it.

With this humble intent, The HEART Foundation provides a platform for healthcare professionals to convene to enhance their learning curve by close interaction with experienced international experts in this field. We believe this would go a long way in enhancing their knowledge, which would ultimately get translated into better diagnosis and improve patient care.

The HEART Foundation is a not-for-profit Registered Trust.


The HEART Foundation is a non-profit organization with the following defined key objectives:

  • To promote, and organise all such events that are necessary for healthy living, HEART care and prevention of HEART disease.
  • To organise conventions, conferences, workshops, CMEs, and exchange programs amongst professionals with other countries.
  • To develop and maintain liaisons with other Trusts and bodies with similar objectives.
  • To enroll with various health care and HEART care organizations - both national and international - having similar objectives.
  • To work with national associations to form alliances, partnerships and mutually beneficial arrangements for the promotion of health care especially in the field of cardiology.
  • To carry out any other activity that may be conducive and necessary for attainment of above objectives.

To translate the above mentioned objectives into reality, over the previous years - the Heart Foundation has organized walkathons, meetings and CMEs on a regular basis for the general public to generate awareness of heart disease and actively promotes measures to prevent it.

Fortis Hospital Mohali

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Fortis Hospital Mohali (FHM) has been Internationally Accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) since 2007 (renewed for the 3rd time in 2013). It is also the proud recipient of accreditation from National Accreditation Board of Hospitals (NABH), India (renewed for the 4th time in 2014). These accreditations ensure that the highest and strictest patient safety standards are followed in the hospital.

Fortis Mohali is the veritable torch bearer of super speciality centres of excellence across the country. With over 344 beds, this tertiary care hospital has established itself as one of the best cardiac care centres in the region. Established in 2001, Fortis Hospital Mohali has successfully managed to develop world class facilities.

The hospital is a pioneer in complex and life-saving procedures like Remodelling, Paediatric Arterial Switch Operation, Total Knee & Hip Replacement, Aortic Aneurysms, Tumour Surgery, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias, Kidney Tumour Removal and Racial Dissection for Oesophageal Cancer and Comprehensive Cancer Treatment Facility. Set on sprawling 8.22 acres, Fortis Hospital, Mohali has won several awards.


Cardiac Sciences

Committed towards providing patients the highest degree of skill, world-class cardiac care and comfort, Fortis Hospital Mohali is one of its kind super-specialty cardiac hospitals that offerlatest treatment and best care for all forms of heart diseases. The largest cardiac surgery set-up north of Delhi, FHM is fully equipped with state-of-the-art cardiac care units to take care of the most complex non intensive, interventional and surgical procedures.

A dedicated team of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, nurses and other healthcare professionals handle the most complex cardiac emergencies and deliver the best surgical results to both adult and paediatric cardiac patients.

It has three functional state-of-the-art cardiac operation theatres equipped with high precision gadgets, new generation heart-lung machines, intra-aortic balloon pumps, touch screen flat panel monitors, advanced ventilators, cell savers, and international and standard laminar flow to ensure sterility and prevent infection during surgery. The hospital has advanced post-operative recovery units supported by Adult and Paediatric Cardiac Surgical Unit. Fortis Hospital Mohali has 3 Cath Labs to perform various invasive procedures. The hospital also has a nuclear cardiology unit and a state of the art gamma camera lab where nuclear cardiology studies are reviewed in conjunction with a nuclear medicine specialist.

SCAI

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions promotes excellence in invasive and interventional cardiovascular medicine through education and representation, and the advancement of quality standards to enhance patient care.

SCAI was established in 1976 under the guidance of Drs. F. Mason Sones and Melvin P. Judkins. These scientists, whose contribution permitted the development and implementation of invasive cardiology, foresaw the need for an organization which would service and advance the discipline further.