Dr. Richard Shinto is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Innovacare Health solutions and MMM Healthcare holdings. Professionally, he is a specialist in Internal medicine and Pulmonology. He has accumulated over 20 years of experience in clinical and operational administration.


Rick Shinto got his Bachelor of Science in the University of California in Irvine, his medical degree in the University of New York in Stony Brook and his MBA in the University of Redlands.


He began his career in southern California as an intern specialist in the pulmonary disease. He worked as both a clinical and management expert for Cal Optima Health Plan, Medical Company, Pathways Medical Company and Aveta Inc. He worked for Aveta Inc. until its sale in 2012 after which he joined Innovacare Health.


Innovacare is among the leading providers of Medicare Advantage plans and physician practice services in North America. According to Rick, the firm’s success can be attributed to teamwork from the lowest ranks to the top rank individuals.


He states that their motivated and dedicated staff bring about the growth and development of the firm. The healthy working environment ensures motivation and dedication, clearly defined goals and proper communication, both between the employees and with their clients.


The firm’s mission is to transform the provision of service in the healthcare industry. Their objective is to be able to expand into other markets and to improve the patients’ benefits, in their physical as well as financial well being.


Innovacare’s dedication is to provide its clients with quality healthcare by creating models of managed care that are sustainable, cost-effective, coordinated, quality-driven and innovative.


Mr. Shinto together with his Chief Administrative Officer, Penelope Kokkinides are said to be the driving force behind Innovacare’s development. Under Rick’s management, InnovaCare has grown dramatically in members, accruing up to 200,000 new clients.


The firm even has two affiliates in Puerto Rico. He aims to develop this firm further as his firm belief is that there should be no compromise when it comes to medical care.


Rick Shinto has acquired an honor as one of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Modern Healthcare in 2018. He was also given the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award while he was president of Aveta Inc.


His experience, passion, drive, and desire to better situations for others is the reason Innovacare can only grow and flourish under his leadership.



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