InnovaCare Health, which was officially founded in December 2012 is headquartered in Fort Lee, N.J. It is a privately held company with an employee base of 1100 to 5000. It also has MMM Holdings in Puerto Rico and MMM of Florida as subsidiary companies. InnovaCare Health creates innovative solutions for healthcare with an integrated portfolio of health plans, clinical networks, medical services and more.
The company also works with providers, payers, patients and other stakeholders to increase individuals access to affordable and quality healthcare. InnovaCare Health’s core values include providing quality medical care for all patients. Quality medical care is the end goal of everything InnovaCare does, and strong patient-provider relationships lead to healthier lives. InnovaCare Health decided to work with the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN) in 2016. LAN has a partnership with the public and private sector to drive the U.S. healthcare system toward the payment model, which focuses on quality, and not quantity.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launched the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network in 2015.
Rick Shinto was honored in February 2018 by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare. The profiles of the winners — including Dr. Shinto — were featured in the February 2018 printed issue of Modern Healthcare. This recognition program, which was founded by Modern Healthcare seven years ago, honors those healthcare executives who are minorities and who are also influencing policy as it relates to healthcare delivery models.
Rick Shinto earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California. Dr. Shinto was also received his medical degree from Stoney Brook (State University of New York). Besides a medical degree, Dr. Shinto also attended the University of Redlands where he earned his MBA. Shinto began in medicine as a pulmonologist and internist in Southern California.
Dr. Rick Shinto has 20 years of healthcare-related experience in managed care in areas of operational and clinical health. Dr. Rick Shinto has a very impressive work résumé. He has worked at companies like PMC Medicare Choice, Inc., MMM Healthcare Inc., North American Medical Management, Aventa Inc., and Medical Pathways Management Company. While working at Aventa, Shinto won an award for young entrepreneur of the year.
Rick Shinto was elected to serve as a board member of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), which is the health insurance industry’s most significant trade association.