In 2015, InnovaCare underwent a series of staff changes in a bid to make the company more efficient as it was expanding. Rick Shinto, chief executive officer and president of InnovaCare Health, set out to find team leaders who had experience in the health care industry. The experience was needed so that the new staff could fit into their roles perfectly. Rick chose Penelope Kokkinides as the chief administrative officer, Mike Sortino as the chief accounting officer, and Jonathan Meyers as the chief actuary officer.
Rick explained that the additions would bring a unique skill set and rich background as the company continued to tackle the increasingly complex health care industry. InnovaCare offers managed services and operates Puerto Rico’s leading health plans which are MMM Healthcare and PMC Medicare Choice. The company also provides Puerto Rico’s only NCQA-accredited health strategies. In addition to this, InnovaCare manages two Medicaid plans.
Rick is based in Puerto Rico. He is the founder of the medical network idea that is now commonly utilized in most of Puerto Rico. He has a rich background in top roles that spans two decades.
Rick has served as the chief medical officer of NAMM, a Californian health care company. He has also been the leader and chief operations officer of Medical Pathways Management Company. Before he joined InnovaCare, Rick was the chief executive officer of PMC Medicare Choice and MMM Healthcare.
During Rick’s tenure at InnovaCare Health, the company has been able to launch several successful projects that have helped a lot of people get proper health care. Rick has also led InnovaCare to have over 200,000 registered members and a network provider base of just over 7500 workers.
Richard Shinto’s passion and desire for getting proper health care to as many people as possible have led him to win a couple of awards. One of them was the Access to Caring Award. This was held at Western University and is given to people who make sure health care reaches the underserved. He also won an Award in the Service category of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award which was held in New Jersey. This award is given to outstanding leaders who showcase exemplary success in innovation, personal commitment to their communities and businesses, and financial performance among others.
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