Rick Shinto is a successful CEO in the healthcare industry. Over the past few years, he has worked hard to add value to InnovaCare Health. He has a unique career compared to many other business executives. He started his career as a doctor. Rick enjoyed interacting with patients, and he had no plans to change his career. However, he began to see all of the issues in the healthcare industry. As costs continued to increase, he started to understand the various problems patients had to endure. He decided to attend business school at night. He earned an MBA while practicing as a doctor. When InnovaCare Health offered him an executive leadership position, Rick decided to leave his career as a doctor.
Rick worked at InnovaCare Health for several years before becoming CEO. Once he became CEO, he decided to make sweeping changes at the company. At the time, the company had the highest turnover rate in the industry. Rick decided to increase wages for employees. Some people thought he was crazy for raising salaries. However, he felt like many employees were underpaid. He also allowed employees more flexibility during working hours. All of these changes resulted in much lower employee turnover.
Rick is a major believer in the power of technology. He believes that new technology is the best way to reduce costs in the healthcare industry. InnovaCare Health is investing millions of dollars each year to reduce the cost of healthcare.
Rick also developed a program that allows patients to save money for living a healthy lifestyle. Customers who enroll in the program must agree to track their food intake and activity levels each week. Clients who follow the program have achieved fantastic health results. These positive lifestyle changes drastically reduce the chances of developing a significant illness.