Awarded Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012 after the sale of Aveta Inc., Rick Shinto is not only a qualified leader of the healthcare industry, but a fine example of exemplary leadership. He is currently the CEO and President of Health Management (and was the CEO of Aveta) at the now renamed healthcare industry leader: InnovaCare Inc.
With over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Rick Shinto’s rise to success was no pony ride. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Irvine, his Medical Degree from Stony Brook University, New York, and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Redlands, California. He then rose to the position of the Vice President of Medical Management from 1996 to 1997 at MedPartners. Shortly thereafter he left MedPartners to become the Chief Medical Officer at Cal Optima. He held the same position at Pathways Management as well as being the company’s Operations Manager. After that, he was appointed to the position of Senior Officer of medical management for North American Medical Management (NAMM), California. 2008 was when he made the career move to Aveta Inc., serving on the management staff and eventually attaining the position of Chief Executive Officer.
Now the President and CEO of InnovaCare, Rick Shinto has many responsibilities to attend to. InnovaCare specializes in healthcare services via two main channels: Medicare Advantage and its associated plans, and Provider Networks. InnovaCare, through the highly effective leadership of Rick Shinto, focuses its efforts on each individual patient and their specific needs. All of their products are developed with this sole purpose in mind. InnovaCare and Rick Shinto are striving daily to change the way American healthcare is provided to its citizens. InnovaCare does this through rigorous research and development. Healthcare solutions must be, firstly, effective. Secondly, sustainable. And, of course, cost-effective.
CEO Rick Shinto makes sure he and his staff of highly trained professionals at InnovaCare each strive to make this goal a reality for all Americans. Their hard work is proven by their patient base of over 200,000, and growing.
InnovaCare’s two main healthcare programs are: PMC Medicare Choice and MMM Healthcare. Through their highly effective, proven healthcare plans, InnovaCare received honors from the National Committee for Quality Assurance in 2011, the first company to achieve such.
If nothing else is certain, Rick Shinto and InnovaCare is here for the benefit of the American people and to improve our quality of life.