Ara Chackerian is a business owner, an investor and a philanthropist based in San Francisco. He is a graduate of Florida State University with B.S in Marketing. Ara Chackerian is the managing director of ASC Capital Holdings LLC. He has also co-founded quite many organizations including but not limited to Pipeline Rx, TMS Health Solutions, and BMC Diagnostics, all being providers of diagnostics services. He has gathered enough experience and expertise in building healthcare services since he has been in the fields for more than 20 years. His passion is investing in early-stage companies that are innovative enough and can bring change in US healthcare systems.
Ara Chackerian’s career has always been investing and entrepreneurship. Ara said during an interview that he built TMS Health Solutions with the aim of creating out-patient diagnostic radiology centers in other areas. It took him over ten years to build a network in Northern California. The research and technology for depression known as transcranial magnetic stimulation led to the full realization that TMS would become a pillar of psychiatric care.
Ara Chackerian has interests in digital healthcare. Telemedicine is one of the digital healthcare’s App and is capable of bringing a significant impact on the healthcare systems. The app can detect when a patient is about to enter depression phase. It can sense a change in communication both in speech and also in the frequency of communicating. He says that the app is remarkable and can help the service provider to evaluate the condition of a patient. Ara wishes to connect behavioral health providers with primary care providers since primary care providers primarily prescribe depression treatment. Hence building a collaborative healthcare center would result in more efficient treatment. For more details visit Ideamensch.
Over the past year, Ara has founded and funded non-profit organizations that are focused on youth development as well as education. The investor has a great passion for giving back to the society, and currently, he has a number of non-profit projects in the United States and Nicaragua. The dedicated philanthropist also aspires to create a friendly environment that can provide job opportunities to the locals.