There’s one company in the managed health care industry making big waves, InnovaCare Health. The current President and CEO of InnovaCare Health is Dr. Richard Shinto. Dr. Shinto joined InnovaCare in a few years ago. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Aveta Inc. Today, he serves as CEO of InnovaCare’s Health Plans in Puerto Rico.
It’s because of Dr. Shinto that InnovaCare is the number one managed care provider in Puerto Rico. He has several degrees from the University of California, the State University of New York, and the University of Redlands. Throughout his 20-plus-years career involving clinical and operational healthcare, Dr. Shinto has worked at a number of respected institutions.
He started out serving as COO and Chief Medical Officer for the Medical Pathways Management Company. In 1997, he left Medical Management and began working at Cal Optima Health Plan as their Chief Medical Officer. After obtaining his medical tenure, he joined NAMM.
Another key member of InnovaCare’s leadership is Penelope Kokkinides. Kokkinides has worked for InnovaCare before. She left to pursue other opportunities but rejoined the company in 2015. Prior to leaving, she was COO of InnovaCare, Inc. and Aveta Inc. Now that she’s rejoined the company, she’s Chief Administrative Officer. Read more about her interview on Ideamensch.com
During her years away from InnovaCare, she worked for Centerlight HealthCare as Executive VP and COO. There, she oversaw all management and strategic direction of the company’s managed care division. She is also attributed to playing a significant role in the company’s development and implementation of a new health model.
Penelope Kokkinides has demonstrated her expertise numerous times of her 20-plus-years career. She has extensive knowledge of developing clinical programs and managing health care operations. She has a unique talent for improving efficiencies and organizational infrastructure. She has degrees from Binghamton University, New York University, and the Columbia University School of Public Health.
Both of these professionals are the embodiment of what InnovaCare Health is all about. InnovaCare’s mission is to redefine healthcare management. Today’s healthcare environment is too complex and had too many challenges that regular people can’t meet on their own.
That’s where InnovaCare comes into play. Their focus and dedication center on creating unbreakable patient-provider relationships. InnovaCare uses all at its disposal to build sustainable managed care models that maximize coordination, cost-effectiveness, and quality according to hrmronline.com.