Dr. Richard A. Shinto, popularly known as Rick Shinto, has worked in the healthcare sector for over 20 years. He is currently the chief executive officer and President at InnovaCare Health Solutions. He has worked as a medical practitioner in hospitals. Also, he had served in other Medicare companies before he took over the mantle of leadership of Innovacare Health Solutions. He has authored many articles in medical journals.
Dr. Shinto obtained his B.S from the University of California, Irvine and his medical degree from the State University of New York, Stony Brook. Also, he received his M.B.A from the University of Redland. He began his career in health in Southern California, where he practiced Pulmonary and Internal Medicine. In recognition of his innovations in healthcare, Dr. Shinto received Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for New Jersey in 2012.
He worked as the corporate vice president of Medical Management for MedPartners before he became the Chief Medical Officer for Cal Optima Health Plan, Orange County. He worked as the chief operating officer and Chief Medical Officer for Medical Pathways Management Company. Dr. Shinto was the Chief Medical Officer of North American Medical Management, NAMM California before he joined Aveta Inc. He was a member of the company’s management team before he was appointed the CEO of Aveta Inc.
InnovaCare Health is a leading healthcare provider in Puerto Rica, and other parts North America. The company offers two Medicare Advantage Plans: PMC Medicare Choice and MMM Healthcar. They also operate two Medicaid Plans for Puerto Rico Government Health Plan (GHP). InnovaCare is known for the provision of quality healthcare services. The company’s success would not be possible without the support of professionals like Dr. Shinto.
Recently, InnovaCare Health hired three executives to aid manage the business and ensure continued provision of excellent health services. The executives are professionals who have served in healthcare related fields. They are experienced in Medicare and Medicaid services. They are expected to invest the knowledge they have acquired to make sure that the company expands. The executives are Penelope Kokkinides, Jonathan Meyers, and Mike Sortino.
Penelope Kokkinides is now the chief administrative officer of the company. She has worked for over 20 years for government owned Medicaid services. She specializes in the creation and management of health care programs. With her knowledge and experience, she can increase efficiency within the company. She has been a member of the business’s management team. Kokkinides was responsible for the development of a plan that will lead to the expansion of the enterprise.
The new chief actuary officer is Johnathan Meyers. He has worked in New York for HealthCare Partners, as the chief actuary. Meyers also served as the director of actuarial services for Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Mike Sortino has been appointed as the company’s new chief accounting officer. He is an expert in finance management and has 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry. He has served as a controller for Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Company. Sortino also served as the chief financial officer for HCC Specialty.
The knowledge, skills, and experiences of the new executives are essential to the growth of the company. Coupled with the innovative capabilities of the company’s president, InnovaCare will move to greater heights.