InnovaCare and Dr. Richard Shinto Innovate Healthcare

InnovaCare Inc. is a privately-owned healthcare supplier, and integrated provider and payer services facilitator. Headquartered in Fort Lee N.J., it is a leading provider of healthcare amenities for Puerto Rico. InnovaCare also offers a range of health-related services and plans for rest of North America as well. Presently it serves about 467,000 members. Named plans and services include: Medicare y Mucho Mas, PMC Medicare Choice, and some of the largest and oldest plans in Puerto Rico. InnovaCare’s continuous mission is innovating healthcare management and meet all challenges facing the complex healthcare atmosphere today.


InnovaCare operates under a set of core values. It places patient first, offers quality care, and works to enhance the overall value of life. They seek out innovation in the medical field, working with networks that continuously redefine medical practices for better future. They also hold their stakeholders accountable for keeping with the high standards the company operates under. They are the largest provider for Puerto Rico with 200,000 total members served by a combined network of 7,500 providers.


InnovaCare Health is headed by CEO Dr. Richard A. Shinto, who has served as Chief Executive Officer and President since 2012. Shinto is also Chief Executive Officer for MMM Healthcare, Inc. Before coming to InnovaCare Shinto was the CEO and president of Aveta Inc. Dr. Shinto has 20 plus years of operational and clinical experience in the healthcare realm. Other ticks on his resume include: management team member of North American Medical Management of Illinois Inc., Chief Medical Officer of NAMM California, and Chief Medical and Operating Officer for Medical Pathways Management Company. Dr. Shinto received a B.S. from the University of California at Irvine, with a medical degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook. He also received an M.B.A. from the University of Redlands. He brings professional experience to the company not just in the realm of business but also as a medical practitioner.


This year Dr. Shinto received his second 25 Minority in Executives in Healthcare Award from Modern Healthcare. The award comes in celebration of Shinto’s revolutionary business models which are redefining healthcare services. He remains a driving force behind the company, an innovator, and an example of diversity in the healthcare industry.


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