Rick Shinto is the President and CEO of InnovaCare Health Solutions, LLC. He is credited with the tremendous growth and development of the company. Many people view his leadership skills as the main reason why the company has been able to rise to the level it is currently enjoying. His excellent medical and corporate experience background have played a crucial role in catapulting his career to among the most elite corporate executives in the current world. It is better to understand his career experience and education achievements before he joined InnovaCare Health Solutions, LLC.
Rich Shinto began at the bottom and worked his way up. He kicked off his medical career as an intern and a pulmonologist in Southern California.
Among the many places he worked, it was at MedPartners where he got his challenging role of Corporate Vice President of Medical Management. After working for one year in this position, he moved to Cal Optima Health Plan in Orange County and became the new Chief Medical Officer. He later took on the role of CEO and Chief Medical Officer of Medical Pathways Management Company. He worked as Chief Medical Officer of NAMM and the Chief Executive Officer of MMM Healthcare, Inc. and PMC Medicare Choice, Inc. He is still the CEO of MMM Healthcare, Inc. as well as the CEO of InnovaCare Health Solutions. Read more about her interview on Ideamensch.com
Another executive worth mentioning is Penelope Kokkinides, who is the current Chief Administrative Officer of InnovaCare Company. Before working with InnovaCare, Miss Kokkinides worked for AmeriChoice a well-known unit of UnitedHealth Group. She was the Corporate Vice President of Care Management, and Disease Management and her contribution in implementing efficient health care models are still recognized. She also worked with Touchstone Health HMO, Inc. and served as the COO. Penelope Kokkinides was among the executives of Aveta Inc. before it was sold and acted as the COO. She has an impressive 15 years’ experience in the medical and healthcare fields, according to hrmronline.com.
When working at Aveta Inc., Dr. Shinto was awarded the “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year” award, which is a prestigious award that is given to recognize people who are ambitious and committed to the cause. Upon receiving the award, Dr. Shinto stressed the importance of providing affordable and efficient healthcare to the people.