Rick Shinto has over two decades of experience in working in healthcare administration. He is a trained and certified doctor, specializing in pulmonology and internal medicine. He has worked for many healthcare companies holding a variety of titles like vice president and chief executive officer. Today, he is the Chief Executive Officer for InnovaCare Health where he overseas the operations and administrative side of the company. Before becoming a doctor and businessman, he was a college student pursuing his dreams. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California in Irvine. Then he went to the the University of New York in Stony Brook to get his medical degree. He also attended University of Redlands for his masters degree. For his work in medicine and healthcare administration, he was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for service division. Recipients of this award have shown success in the way they serve people, communities and business with excellent commitment, financial progress and innovation.
As the Chief Executive Officer of InnovaCare Health, Rick Shinto has led this company to new heights. The company has gone through transformations under his leadership that have improved the company performance wise. The company is better serving its partners and patients by implementing the latest technologies. For example, InnovaCare Health has installed new technological systems so people can have more efficient and faster access to what the company’s services. The new technology system allows InnovaCare Health to handle the process of more customers at one time. From fifty thousand members five years ago to 250,000 Medicare members now, Rick Shinto had grew the company tremendously.
The company is known for their relief efforts in Puerto Rico. When Hurricane Maria hit the island, the island was left in ruins. Thousands of people were in desperate need of medical attention. So, InnovaCare Health sent professionals down to the island to set up medical clinics wherever they could. The offered food, supplies and medicine to hurricane victims. They not only help the victims’ physical needs, they also assisted people with their mental health needs by having mental health professionals address depression and stress.
Rick Shinto has done great things for this healthcare company. It has grown in membership. It has become the largest healthcare company doing work in Puerto Rico. It continues to offer quality medical services that are cost effective to patients all over North America.