InnovaCare Health is one of the leading managed healthcare service providers in North America. They function via two main avenues of care. Their provider networks and Medicare Advantage and Medicaid Programs are products of InnovaCare Health’s commitment to providing quality healthcare to customers by creating sustainable, cost-effect healthcare models.
Their mission is to redefine the industry’s standards by meeting the many challenges of today’s healthcare environment. InnovaCare Health is focused on providing strong patient-provider relationships by providing sustainable models of managed care that innovative, affordable, and quality-driven. The company and its subsidiaries believe that quality medical care is the final goal of everything they do there. Patients always come first and providing customers with strong provider relationships will always lead to better patient outcomes. Growing as a company is always important to InnovaCare Health, which is why leadership and teamwork is so very important.
As President and CEO of InnovaCare Health, Richard Shinto has over two decades of experience in healthcare management. In addition to that position, he is also the CEO of InnovaCare Health’s plans in Puerto Rico. Prior to InnovaCare Health, he was the President and CEO of Aveta Inc. Before becoming CEO of Aveta, he was Chief Medical Officer of NAMM California and Chief Operating Officer/Chief Medical Officer of Medical Pathways Management Company. Rick Shinto was also the Chief Medical Officer for Cal Optima Health Plan and Corporate Vice President of Medical Management for MedPartners. He is an accomplished author on innovacarewellness.com, with many publications on healthcare and clinical medicine under his belt. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, an MBA from the University of Redlands, and his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Alongside Rick Shinto stands Penelope Kokkinides as InnovaCare Health’s Chief Administrative Officer. She received her undergraduate degree from Binghamton University, a master’s degree from New York University and a post-master’s degree and additional master’s degree from Columbia University on Yahoo. She has been the Corporate Vice President for Care Management and Disease Management at AmeriChoice, and the Chief Operating Officer at Touchstone Health. With over 20 years of experience, she specializes in healthcare processes and operations on Innovacarehealth.com. Penelope Kokkinides was also the Executive Vice President and COO at Centerlight Healthcare and COO of Aveta, Inc. She left InnovaCare Health after serving as their COO before returning in 2015 to become their Chief Administrative Officer.