Dr Richard A. Shinto famously known as Rick Shinto M.D. is the current Chief Executive Officer and President of InnovaCare Health Solutions, LLC. Simultaneously he also serves as the Chef Executive Officer of MMM Healthcare Inc. Dr Shinto has a very strong clinical background as well as an immense experience in the medical field. He received his Bachelors in Science from the University of California, Irvine. He then went on to complete his medical practice from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. To top it all, he also earned a degree in M.B.A. from the University of Redlands.
During his long bright career, Dr Rick has worked in many prestigious medical companies. He started his career as a renowned Pulmonary and Internal Medicine practitioner in California. From 1996, Dr Rick served as the Corporate Vice President of Medical Management for MedPartners. In 1997, he went on to become the Chief Medical Officer of Cal Optima Health Plan in Orange County, California. After that, he also served as the Chief Medical Officer of NAMM, California. In 2008, Dr Shinto became the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aveta Inc., run by the North American Medical Management of Illinois Inc. Dr Rick has more than about 20 years of experience in clinical studies and operational healthcare.
In 2004, under the leadership of Dr Rick, MMC Healthcare LLC, a subsidiary branch of InnovaCare successfully acquired the advantage contracts of First Medical Health Plans. The advantages included about 27,000 beneficiaries and approximately $166 million revenue per annum. According to Dr Rick, the acquisition was a very strategic move of InnovaCare for further growth and progress. He says that the acquisition is a great chance for them to expand the number of beneficiaries who will be benefited by InnovaCare’s health management system in future. With the new integration, a vast network of about 27 physicians’ association will be active. The association will be supported by about 2,900 primary care physicians. Dr Shinto made a remarkable comment on how in future health organizations should collaborate to ensure that the patients will get all the necessary medical benefits available.
In 2015, HHS or Health and Human Services launched a program called LAN aimed at creating alignment in the methods of payment in public as well as private sectors of the US Healthcare system. The primary motive behind the huge reform was to emphasize on the payment for quality health care rather than quantity. In 2016, InnovaCare under Dr Rick also became a deemed member of LAN program. Dr Rick highly supported the noble goals of the LAN program and said that it was a crucial step in furthering the growth of the healthcare industry in a better way. He lauded the sincere efforts of the program to deliver innovative and cost effective service to the citizens.
The primary mission of InnovaCare is to redefine the healthcare management system of today’s world keeping the need of patients as their top notch priority. The medical company strives to maintain a healthy patient – doctor relationship with quality health care.