Rick Shinto is a valued leader in the healthcare industry in North America. He is currently serving as the CEO of InnovaCare Health, one of the best providers of managed health care plans in the region. He was recently named one of the Top 25 Minority Executives in the Healthcare in 2018. Shinto has served in the health industry for the past 25 years, and his star has continued shining up to date. He started his career in Southern California working as an intern and a pulmonologist. In 1998 while working for North American Medical Management, he observed that there were some gaps in the industry that needed to be filled. It is at this time that the idea of setting up his facility came up so that he could offer patients what he deemed was lacking from the industry. The idea was finally actualized in 2012 when all the rights necessary to learn InnovaCare Health were obtained.
Rick Shinto served in other senior positions with the different organizations in the past. At Pathways Management Company, he worked as COO and the chief medical officer. At MedPartners, he worked as the vice president and the chief medical officer. Between 2008 and 2012, he was working with Aveta Inc as the CEO and the president. It is while working at Aveta that he won the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Ernst & Young.
Penelope, the chief administrative officer, is another executive who has played an important role in the growth of InnovaCare Health. She has extensive knowledge on matters of healthcare programs and their execution. Just like the CEO, Penelope has worked in this industry for the past 20 years and has successfully implemented medical programs and other government-sponsored health care plans. She also has experience working with other organizations such as Centerlight Healthcare as the chief management officer in charge of the managed care department. She was also at Touchstone Health and at AmericaChoice. Penelope is highly trained as a medical practitioner since she holds a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences as well as masters degrees in public health and social work.
InnovaCare Health is a private company that offers the best-managed health services in North America and currently has a membership of over 500,000 people and a network of over 7,500 care providers. The services offered by InnovaCare Health are channeled through two major problems which are PMC Medicare Choice and MMM Healthcare. MMM Healthcare is the main healthcare plan for the people in Puerto Rico.