FORT LEE, N.J. — Sept. 12, 2017 — Officials with InnovaCare, Inc., a leading provider of Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans and related services, are pleased to announce Mony Weschler will join the organization’s growing leadership team in a new role as Chief Innovation Officer.
Weschler brings a 25-year career of IT strategy to InnovaCare, with more than two decades in the healthcare industry. Most recently, Weschler served as Chief Innovation and Technology Strategist for New York-based Montefiore Health System, where he focused on driving the innovation process, diversifying the revenue stream, and introducing new technologies that keep patients healthier and improve physicians’ workflows.
In this new role at InnovaCare, Weschler will be focused on helping InnovaCare engage with new and existing members in creative ways to effectively improve their health and wellness. He will work across all departments to help build upon existing technologies and develop new, innovative capabilities to further improve the company’s outstanding growth and retention rates.
“Mony brings to us an exceptional background in IT management and a high-level of expertise in the healthcare space,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Shinto, M.D. “Our growing leadership team is excited to welcome Mony to the table and we are confident that his background and expertise will be a great asset to InnovaCare’s success.”
Prior to working at Montefiore, Weschler served as a technical director in the Department of Radiology Informatics at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Fla. He left for Montefiore in 2003, starting as a senior project manager before quickly advancing to a director level, where he developed and implemented 5-year strategic IT plans with over $1B investment and led hospital IT departments to greater efficiency.
In addition to his previous positions, Weschler also serves as an executive consultant and has worked on projects for both national and international medical centers. In 2008, he founded his own boutique consulting firm, Advanced Informatics LLC.
Weschler began his career after graduating from Brooklyn College, City University of New York with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer information systems and a Master of Arts degree in management information systems.
About InnovaCare, Inc.
InnovaCare Health, Inc., a top-10 provider of Medicare Advantage plans in the United States, provides managed healthcare services and operates the leading health plans in Puerto Rico – MMM Healthcare, Inc. (MMM) and PMC Medicare Choice, Inc. (PMC), whose membership base includes more than 200,000 individuals, served by a network of over 7,500 providers. InnovaCare also manages two Medicaid plans within the Government Health Plan (GHP) of Puerto Rico, with broad benefit coverage through a coordinated care model. InnovaCare is committed to providing members with quality healthcare by creating sustainable models of managed care that are coordinated, cost-effective, innovative and fully integrated with advanced technologies. For more information, please visit innovacarehealth.com.