Richard Shinto & Penelope Kokkinides Revolutionizing the Managed Care Industry

InnovaCare Health has continued to perform well in the provision of managed healthcare services, particularly in Medicare Advantage and Medicaid plans. The Success of the company is largely driven by its commitment to integrate modern technological techniques in creating innovative managed healthcare models that are affordable and sustainable. The company uses a coordinated model to manage two Medicaid plans within the Government Health Plan of Puerto Rico.

The continued growth of InnovaCare Health in the healthcare industry is driven by the combined efforts of its president and CEO Rick Shinto, and Penelope Kokkinides who is the Chief Administration Officer. These top rated executives possess extensive experience in healthcare sector, which they have used to propel the success of the company.

Dr. Shinto’s experience in managed care has accumulated out of his 20 years. Of service in this industry. He began his career in Southern California as an intern. Prior to joining InnovaCare Health Inc., Mr. Rick Shinto served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aveta Inc. up to 2012 when it was sold. Before his appointment to head Aveta, he was the Chief Medical Officer of NAMM California. Dr. Shinto worked as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer for Medical Pathways. Between 1996 and 1997 Shinto, served as the Corporate Vice President of Medical Management for MedPartners. Thereafter, he shifted to al Optima Health Plan to become its Chief Medical Officer.

Dr. Shinto earned his B.S. from the University of California at Irvine, and a medical degree from the State University of New York. In addition, he holds an M.B.A. from the University of Redlands. Dr. Shinto’s outstanding performance in managed care earned him the 2012 Ernst & Yung Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

AS the current Chief Administrative Officer, Penelope Kokkinides also plays a pivotal role in strengthening the performance of InnovaCare Health. Kokkinides has diverse experience in managed care industry, especially in government programs. Her skills have enabled her to develop clinical programs and health care processes that have improved operational efficiency of InnovaCare.

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Prior to her current role at InnovaCare, Penelope Kokkinides has served in various companies in executive positions. Some of the companies she has served in the past include Touchstone Health, Centerlight HealthCare, and AmeriChoice.

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The solid leadership of Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides coupled with their extensive experience in the healthcare industry has helped InnovaCare take healthcare to the next level.