Ara Chackerian has gained recognition internationally for his entrepreneurship, philanthropy and efforts to bridge the gap between technology and health services. With decades of experience, his career surrounds healthcare, technology and community-based projects. Currently, he is a managing partner at ASC Capital Holdings.
Apart from his role at ASC Capital Holdings as a managing partner, he sits in the board of directors of TMS Health Solutions, Mint Medical Education and PipelineRX among others. The renowned healthcare investor is also a member of board of directors and co-founder of TMS Health Solutions, a company which deals with treatment resistant depression. Ara Chackerian has always had a special interest in start-ups that challenges the normal school of thought and as a result, he has helped several companies such as Embion/Provider Links, PipelineRX BMC Diagnostics to grow.
Ara Chackerian is also looking to conserve the environment and promote the youth. In an effort to make a positive impact on the environment, he has invested in a sustainable reforestation Teak plantation located in Nicaragua. He is involved in youth affairs through various organizations such as CREA Nicaragua, JUMA Ventures and Nor Luyce.
Health care systems sustainability
Through his about.me, he expresses his concern about the rise of the cost of health care. Many first-world countries are worried about health care. According to Ara Chackerin, in countries like the United States, citizens are struggling to get medical care because of its increased costs. In Japan and France, for instance, have advanced health care systems. However, they are worried about the amount of the budget they take up and they are always looking for ways to fund it adequately.
With the advancements in technology, research and health care, people are leading prolonged and quality lives. Ara Chickerian observed that the issues surrounding medical care today include patients waiting in the line for treatment for too long, sourcing for funds to health care systems and population coverage. Each country is struggling to come up with solutions to help it improve its medical processes.
About Ara Chickerian
Ara Chickerian is a renowned philanthropist and entrepreneur with many businesses in the health industry. He is always working to bridge the gap between health services and technology. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing degree from Florida State University.