Many CEOs say they want to make the world a better place, but few have made as great an impact as the people below. They prove that passion for a cause is a driving force behind advancing medical technology. Take one look at their Twitter feeds and you’ll know these CEOs are active in educating others about what’s happening in their respective fields.
Susan Salka – AMN Healthcare
Staffing is a crucial part of providing the best medical care possible. Susan Salka founded AMN Healthcare to help hospitals and medical facilities find the most talented professionals. The company also provides guidance on how to increase productivity and maintain patient care standards despite staffing shortages or workforce fluctuations.
Susan shares the latest AMN Healthcare achievements with her followers on Twitter as well as glimpses of her personal life. It’s quite common to see a picture from one of her runs all over the country and acknowledgment for our armed forces. She’s a strong believer in corporate governance and medical industry CEOs’ responsibility to serving the general public.
- Read Susan’s latest tweets at: @SusanSalka
Julio de Unamuno IV – LabFellows
If you visit Julio de Unamuno IV’s Twitter page you’ll notice right away why he founded LabFellows – “because BioTech must do better.” His business provides concierge services to biotech companies so they have the support they need to make discoveries. The idea is to take the lab logistics off of their plate so scientists can focus on their groundbreaking work.
Julio is very active on Twitter, and passionate about supporting math and science education so that tech can continue to improve medicine. You’ll get links to Julio’s latest interviews and what’s happening in the biotech industry as a whole. You’re also sure to find a number of interesting reads about biotech startups.
- Read Julio’s latest tweets at: @juliosd
Jim Plante – Pathway Genomics
Jim Plante is the Founder and CEO of Pathway Genomics. The company provides genetic testing and counseling in an effort to improve early cancer detection and preventative care. By understanding your genetics, Pathway Genomics can help you figure out the most effective exercise and nutrition regimen, how to protect your skin as it ages and which medications your body will respond to, among many other things.
On Twitter, Jim keeps his followers abreast of what Pathway Genomics is working on and influential individuals who are helping the company. He regularly retweets mentions from people who have used the company for genetic testing. You can also find links to information on genetically related medical conditions like breast cancer.
- Read Jim’s latest tweets at: @jimplante
Chris Van Gorder – Scripps Health
Scripps Health CEO and Founder Chris Van Gorder has to be proud of what his organization has accomplished. The private, non-profit operates a number of world-class hospitals and health facilities in the San Diego metro. Scripps team members, including Chris, are very active in the community and are dedicated to keeping people informed about health conditions and their options for care.
Chris uses Twitter as a platform for connecting with others and sharing news about challenges that have to be overcome in the health care industry. You’ll quickly notice that Chris is very busy speaking and hosting events that range from Navy graduations to business leadership conventions.
- Read Chris’s latest tweets at: @ChrisDVanGorder
Anette Asher – Care To Caregiver
Anette Asher founded Care To Caregiver as a resource for unpaid family caregivers. As the population ages, the challenges of providing care for loved ones is being taken on by more people. It’s a role that can be physically, mentally and emotionally exhausting. The company is currently developing technology for a platform that will support caregivers across the country.
Like her company, Anette is continuously putting emphasis on patient care and caregiving, even on Twitter. Her tweets and retweets usually involve some aspect of caretaking or managing a health condition.
- Read Anette’s latest tweets at: @AnetteAsher
Shivshil Shukla – Theraflux Medical
Unlike some company’s, Shivshil Shukla founded Theraflux Medical to address a very specific medical condition. Theraflux Medical develops therapies for treating chronic nerve pain. Their flagship offering is NerveSync, a noninvasive therapy that can be done at home. The company hopes to encourage others in the industry to utilize automation and customization as a means to optimize patient care.
Shivshil often tweets about breaking news in the medical field and closely follows government regulation. Topics surround pain medication and advances in pain management also show up on his Twitter feed.
- Read Shivshil’s latest tweets at: @Intelliflux