InnovaCare Health is one of the leading healthcare providers in all of North America. InnovaCare works to provide access to quality healthcare, primarily through provider networks and medicare advantage. InnovaCare focuses on building strong patient-provider relationships, and works with its subsidiaries to establish managed care that is cost-effective, coordinated, and quality.
InnovaCare Health has remained at the top of its field due in large part to its leadership. The current President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of InnovaCare is Dr. Richard Shinto, who came to InnovaCare with over 20 years of experience in the healthcare field. Prior to working at InnovaCare, Shinto served as the President and CEO of Aveta Inc.
Shinto has been recognized throughout his career for his success. For example, in 2012 Rick Shinto received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Award. This award is given to entrepreneurs who show success in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and commitment to their businesses. Shinto also came to this position with clinical experience. Shinto started out practicing internal medicine and pulmonology. He excelled in the clinical field, and eventually became the Chief Medical Officer of North American Medical Management in California. Prior to that he served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer for Medical Pathways Management Company.
Another vital member of the InnovaCare leadership team is Penelope Kokkinides, who serves as the company’s Chief Administrative Officer. Kokkinides came into this position in July of 2016. She also has over 20 years of healthcare experience, and came to this position after previously working for InnovaCare as its Chief Operating Officer. She also previously served as the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Clinical Operations at Aveta Inc., and also served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Centerlight HealthCare.
Kokkinides is a life-long New Yorker who loves to travel for business and pleasure. She also maintains a blog where she shares her passion for health care, in addition to sharing other stories such as news pieces and personal experiences. She began the blog in July of 2014 and continues to write for it today. Kokkinides also participates in social media through Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.