Rick Shinto is presently the CEO of Inovacare. It was a position that he took in 2012 after Aveta Incorporated had sold. Dr. Shinto has more than 20 years of experience in the medical field of clinical and operational health care. Prior to working at Aveta, Dr. Shinto had worked for many medical facilities including NAMM, Medical Pathways, MedPartners, and Cal Optima Health Plan in Orange. He began his medical career as a pulmonologist and internist at a hospital in Southern California. As of 2017, Dr. Rick Shinto is also the President of Innovacare.
Rick Shinto earned his B.S. degree at University of California at Irvine, his MBA at University of Redlands. He received his medical degree at State University of New York, located in Stonybrook.
In his five years at Inovacare, Shinto has inspired others to give it everything they had into their work. In Puerto Rico, many patients have access to more affordable health care than ever before. The main reason for lower health care cost for the average person is the improved because Inovacare has learned how to use technology effectively in order to bring the cost down for the patients. More than 70 percent of patients perfer Inovacare as their health care provider. Inovacare in Peurto Rico has two affilicates: MMM Healthcare Inc. and PMC Medicare Choice Inc. Both these companies offer physical and psychological wellbeing. MMM Healthcare and PMC Medicare were given accreditation from NCQA accreditation that will only accredit insurance companies when they go above and beyond what is basically expected of them.
Dr. Rick Shinto has won many awards for his work in the medical profession. While he was CEO of Aveta, he received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He won it for excellence in the area of service. He said he was honored to get such a prestigious award. Dr. Shinto has also written many articles on clinical medicine.
Penelope Kokkinides recently joined Dr. Shinto’s team as the CAO (Chief Administrating Operations) of Inovacare. She joined the company in 2015 as Chief Operating Officer of InnovaCare, Inc and Vice-President. Ms. Kokinides has a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences and classical languages from Bingham University and a MSW degree in New York University. She holds a post masters degree in degree in alcohol and substance abuse. Like Shinto, Kikkinides has 20 years of experience in the medical field. Read more about Rick Shinto at intelius.com