Entrepreneurs are known to be brave, persistent, determined and most importantly a risk taker. This just a summary about who Ara Chackerian is in the world of business. He has made a name worldwide for being an avid and serial entrepreneur, investor and a philanthropist. Ara has invested in many sectors of the economy but seems to have deep passion in science and medicine in particular.
Ara Chackerian has made notable contribution in healthcare as he has spent many years in his practice to build outpatient diagnostic radiology centers in Northern California. In the course of his assignments, one of his partner suggested that they look for opportunities in an outpatient psychiatry space. This was motivated by a new device for managing depression cases called transcranial magnetic stimulation.
This is how TMS Health Solutions came to be and Ara Chackerian has not departed from this project since FDA approved of it in 2008. The healthcare facility did not run without hitches; he came face to face with operational challenges, technicians’ turnover and insurance coverage policies which at the time were unfavorable. However, he had already been able to setup a facility where depression disorders patient could feel supported and have relaxing experiences. The number of patients grew with time; demand became so high that the market was insatiable to be served from one facility. With the help of Architect Josh Heitler, seven facilities have been built and are operation in Sacramento and San Francisco. You can visit californiablog.org for more info.
About Ara Chackerian
Ara Chackerian is a businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist and a heavy investor in healthcare industry. He is the ASC Capital Holdings Managing Partner, a company that finances and managed healthcare companies. He is also a Co-founder and a General partner at TMS Health Solutions. In the past he has worked in health tech companies such as PipelineRx, BMC Diagnostics and Provider links. As a matter of fact, most of his time has been in healthcare which makes him has admirable experience in the field. Ara Chackerian has been able to merge healthcare services provision and technology and ensured efficiency has been reached. Elsewhere, he has launched many communities driven projects for the youth, environmental efforts and to empower the community. For more details you can checkout about.me