Dr. Richard Shinto is also referred to as Rick or M.D. He is serving as the president of Innovacare health solutions. He got his degree in medicine at the University of New York, Stony Brook and his degree in the Bachelor of Science from the University of California, later he pursued his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Redlands.
Rick Shinto started his career in the healthcare from way back in the 90’s. He worked as the vice president for about a year at MedPartners Medical Management. He then proceeded to be the Head Medical Officer of Cal Optima Health Plan in California. Rick Shinto has worked with Medical Pathways Management Company as the head operating and medical officer. From 2008-2012, Rick was the president of Aveta Incorporation based in Illinois. He has also served as the head medical officer of NAMM.
Richard Shinto founded InnovaCare in 1998 soon after working with North American Medical Management. When he was working as a physician, Ricky realized a gap in how patients received physical treatment. He then decided to change the standards, and that’s when InnovaCare Health was born.
According to zoominfo.com, under the leadership of Ricky Shinto, NAMM merged with Straus Group, during this time, Daniel Straus was the board chairperson. The company made tremendous growth and even acquired MMM Medical care that is based in Puerto Rico. At the end of 2012, NAMM was successfully sold out creating a space for InnovaCare to be officially launched and to handle all matters of the other investments including the MMM Healthcare.
InnovaCare has innovated several approaches that have enabled them to remain relevant. The company uses data and technology to meet the needs of the people, and a favorable employee contract, which allows them to secure the best physicians. The organization works hand in hand with Pharmacy Benefit Mangers; this enables them to control the drug prices. They create various programs that keep the clients engaged not only during ailments. InnovaCare has come up with a platform through technology and internship programs that exposes them to the very best of the physicians.
The investments made by Ricky and his team has played a significant role in financing the health sector. Professional input has made the company receive global recognition. MMM Healthcare, a subsidiary of InnovaCare has been rated as the most prominent federal health plan in Puerto Rico. It’s also the most preferred as it registers more than 80% member satisfaction. It has also been given a 4.5-star rate from the CMS (Centers for Medicare& Medicaid services). Check out InnovaCare’s page.