When we talk about the success of InnovaCare Health, we cannot avoid mentioning the input if the CEO Rick Shinto and CAO Penelope Kokkinides. These two professionals have been instrumental in the management of the company, and have overseen drastic changes that brought about the current fortunes. When you look at their history and experience, it is clear why they were chosen to head this Medicare advantage plans company. Let us find out more.
About Richard Shinto
Shinto is the CEO of InnovaCare Health. Apart from being the overall chief, he also is the head of all health plans that are in Puerto Rico. Before 2012, he had served as the president of Aveta Inc. before its acquisition and was an instrumental part of the management group.
His experience spans throughout 20 years work in the operational healthcare and managed care industry. He started in Southern California where he worked as pulmonologist after serving as an intern. At the North American Medical Management in California, he was the CM officer. He was both the CM and CEO of Medical Pathway Management. He has served as the corporate VP at MedPartners and CMO at Optima Health.
Rick Shinto’s career started with several degrees in Medicine that would launch his journey to the help of InnovaCare Health. Some of the institutions that he attended include the State University of New York and the University of California. He also has an MBA from the University of Redlands. During his career, he has received awards including the Access to Caring Award. He is an accomplished author of medical journals.
Chief Administrative Officer Penelope Kokkinides had an extensive career before joining InnovaCare Health. She was the COO of Aveta Inc. and Vice President at Clinical Operations. She has also served in senior positions at Centerlight Healthcare, Touchstone Health, Care and Disease Management at AmeriChoice. Her educational history includes a degree from the University of New York and another from the Columbia University School of Public Health where she studied alcohol and drug abuse. Just like her CEO, she has a combined experience of more than 20 years and has helped to change the company since joining in June 2015.
About InnovaCare Health
Innovacare Health is a leading provider for managed healthcare operations in America. The company offers Medicare services to over 200, 00 people, and their activities are mainly based in Puerto Rico. Through the experienced leadership, the company focuses on providing long-lasting solutions.