Sunday, July 5, 2015


Chennai, 3rd July 2015: Present day Healthcare sector faces many problems related to Medical research and new infrastructural development. Dr. KM Cherian, Chairman & CEO, Frontier Lifeline Hospital, met the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi at his residence and briefed him about difficulties faced by the healthcare sector, especially in the area of research. Major issues raised were difficulties arising from approval processes, problems related to single window clearances for SEZ and difficulties arising from long gestation period which discourages private players from starting Basic Medical Research projects in this country. Dr. Cherian also emphasized the need to attract foreign investment to improve the infrastructure in Medical research as well as the need for Medical villages rather than Medical cities.
Hon'ble Prime Minister informed that he would look into all these areas to “MAKE IN INDIA” concept a reality and success in Medicine.

About Frontier Lifeline Hospital: Dr. K. M. Cherian’s Frontier Lifeline Hospital is a hospital that believes in human ethics, transparency & quality cardiac care with international standards. It is also the first super-specialty hospital in South India to be awarded with the prestigious NABH accreditation.  Frontier Lifeline offers amenities in cardiac diagnosis, treatment, research and education at a reasonable cost with round-the-clock individual care. With ‘Service before Self’ as a guiding motto, the hospital has a spectrum of a skilled team comprising of sincere and dedicated cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, nurses, and paramedical staff. Applying advanced technology, the latest equipment, progressive healthcare and research, new avenues open out a kaleidoscope of life-saving and cost effective solutions to numerous heart diseases. Covering every aspect of heart care, Frontier Lifeline runs the gamut of cardiac care with cardiothoracic surgery, Adult cardiology, Paediatric cardiology, Cardiac anaesthesiology, Chest Medicine, Transfusion Medicine and a dedicated teaching faculty.  For more information, please visit -

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