Rick Shinto: A Beacon of Visionary Leadership at InnovaCare Health

For Puerto Ricans, the name InnovaCare Health has become synonymous with high quality and affordable health care insurance services. Through its affiliates, PMC Medicare Choice Inc. and MMM Healthcare Inc., InnovaCare Health has continually delivered on its mission statement of revolutionizing the healthcare sector. The company has continuously incorporated technology in its service delivery with the primary aim of guaranteeing customer satisfaction through high quality and affordable services transparently delivered. At the core of the company’s successes is a group of highly qualified and experienced management team lead by the vastly experienced Rick Shinto.

Currently serving as InnovaCare Health’s president and chief executive officer, Rick Shinto has played a vital role in the company’s excellent track record of excellent service delivery and innovative and technology-based services. Such successes have been achieved through intentional management and decisions which has seen the company’s two affiliates receive quality assurance accreditation from National Committee for Quality Assurance (NQCA). Rick Shinto is a visionary leader with a keen eye for spotting talents and taking the initiative to add them to the company’s management team. A vastly experienced and highly qualified corporate in his respect, Shinto played a key role in bringing on board Penelope Kokkinides, a highly knowledgeable and immensely experienced industry veteran, to serve as InnovaCare’s vice president in charge of clinical operations and chief operating officer.

Guiding InnovaCare Towards Industry Leadership

Over the years, InnovaCare Health has adopted cost-effective healthcare services provision models especially for patients that qualify for planned healthcare plans such as Medicare and Medicaid. The net result of such models is market dominance especially in Puerto Rico and greater access to quality healthcare services by many eligible individuals. At the core of the company’s success is Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides. Before joining InnovaCare, Penelope Kokkinides, who earned her Master in Public Health degree from Columbia University, served as an executive corporate leader at AmeriChoice and Touchstone.

Richard Shinto holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Medical degree from the University of Redlands and the State University of New York, respectively. With over two decades of experience in the healthcare industry, Shinto is also an alumnus of the University of California where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree. He previously held numerous executive positions in various companies including Aveta Inc. where he served as the company’s chief executive and president. The award-winning corporate leader also worked at NAMM, Medical PATHWAYS Management Company, MedPartners and Cal Optima Health Plan where he held various executive leadership positions.