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Dr. Rick Shinto; The Pillar Behind Affordable Healthcare

Who Is He?

Dr. Richard Shinto is the President and current CEO of InnovaCare Health. Popularly known as Rick, he has gained reputable recognition over the years. Now at the age of 65, could retirement be around the corner for him?

Educational Background.

Rick graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Science from the University of California located in Irvine. He ventured the medical career at the State University of New York where he graduated with a medical degree. Rick didn’t stop there! He furthered his career at the University of Redlands where he graduated with an M.B.A.

Work History.

Rick began his medical career working as a pulmonologist and an internist in Southern California. From there his career in the health care industry flourished. Below are some of his achievements beginning with the most recent:

• CEO and the President at InnovaCare Health Solutions, LLC.
• CEO at Aveta Inc. (since 2008 until its sale in 2012)
• CMO (Chief Medical Officer) and CEO of NAMM California
• COO (Chief Operating Officer) and CMO at Medical Pathways Management Company
• PMC Medicare Choice, Inc.
• CMO at Cal Optima Health Plan. Located in California, Orange County.
• Corporate Vice President for MedPartners for a year (1996-1997)

Overall, Rick has earned over 20years work experience in healthcare and clinical management.

Achievements And Awards

June 27, 2012, at a gala held at the Hyatt New Brunswick, in New Jersey, “The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®” was awarded to Erick under the Service category. This is a prestigious global award aimed at honoring outstanding excellence in entrepreneurs. The award focuses on financial performance, innovation and personal level of commitment towards their communities and businesses.

By then Rick was the President and CEO of Aveta Inc; One of the largest healthcare service providers in the United States.

Other Contributions

Rick has written several health care and clinical medicine articles which get published in medical publications.

About InnovaCare Health, Inc.

Best known as a top healthcare services firm, InnovaCare is based in Puerto Rico. With over 230,000 members, the firm offers two Medicare Advantage plans.

The announcement of adding a new top-level management team for InnovaCare came in In July 2016. Penelope Kokkinides took over as the new Chief Administrative Officer. He has over twenty years’ experience in healthcare service provision. This is a positive boost in improved managed care efficiency for InnovaCare.

A recent join with the Health Care Payment Learning has expanded InnovaCare’s plans. They also joined the Action Network (LAN). LAN believes in implementing change to the way the US government pays healthcare companies. They have a quality, not quantity campaign with regards to the healthcare industry service provision.

InnovaCare Health has equally embraced the digital era. In addition to using state-of-the-art facilities, InnovaCare launched its App, The Health on Touch. The App gives insights and updates on medical information. Consequently, the company brings their services closer to people.

Medicare Advantage program offered by InnovaCare Health has boosted affordable medical care. By using private insurance companies, Medicare recipients now pay for the services they require in health care. This is the reason behind Medicare Advantage program. These insurance companies get reimbursed by the government; hence the reason for joining LAN.

Dr. Richard Shinto has exceedingly changed the healthcare industry. Hopefully, the rest of the medical practitioners can emulate him.