The Positive Impact of Rick Shinto’s Leadership at InnovaCare Health

People have often said that one’s health is his greatest wealth, a claim that echoes InnovaCare Health, Inc.’s commitment goal. They have identified that to provide quality healthcare they need a team of health professionals who can deliver such high qualities. Their mission is redefining healthcare management, and they have appointed Dr. Rick Shinto as the CEO and President of InnovaCare Health, Inc. Rick Shinto is an experienced doctor in healthcare management boasting of other qualities such as good working relations, clear vision, and proper communication.


InnovaCare operates two health organs in the Island of Puerto Rico, namely PMC Medicare Choice, Inc., and MMM Healthcare Inc. They offer high-quality health programs rated at 90% customer satisfaction levels. The two are NCQA accredited in quality assurance, customer protection, and improved care standards.


Rick Shinto is a former Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year who began his career as an intern at Southern California and later a pulmonologist, before serving as Vice President of Medical Management. He worked as chief operating and medical officer (CMO) at Medical Pathways Management Company before moving to Cal Optima Health Plan in Orange County as the chief medical officer. He worked at NAMM California as the CMO, as COO and CMO of Medical Pathways Management Company and lately CEO Aveta Inc.


He graduated from the University of California with a B.S and later a medical degree from the State University of New York. He undertook his MBA at the University of Redlands.


Joining him at the leadership team at InnovaCare is Penelope Kokkinides who is the chief administrative officer. She worked previously as a COO at InnovaCare, and COO at Aveta Inc. Penelope Kokkinides has over 20 years in clinical management especially in Medicare and Medicaid programs helping in gaining more efficiency and organizational infrastructure of the two programs.


Since Dr. Rick Shinto was appointed CEO and President of InnovaCare in 2012, the company has registered improvements on all fronts in line with its mission statement. They have made it affordable for Puerto Ricans to visit the doctor a well as providing improved medical care. They use technology to offer cheaper healthcare services that maintain the quality standards of health governing bodies in the US.


Using the PMC healthcare and MMM Healthcare programs, over 70% of the people in the island have been covered by InnovaCare instead of insurance companies. This is because the company has developed care plans that the locals can afford.


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