InnovaCare Health redefines healthcare by offering the best quality physician practice services as well as Medicare and Medicaid Advantage plans. The company is dedicated to delivering quality healthcare through designing and implementing cost-effective and sustainable models, which are integrated with current technologies.
The company’s Medicare Advantage plans include PMC Medicare Choice and MMM Healthcare which operate in Puerto Rico. Its membership base serves approximately 200,000 individuals. InnovaCare Health maintains its strong values among which include innovative medical practices, quality medical care, and a good patient-provider relationship.
Before rejoining InnovaCare Health, Inc., in 2015, Penelope Kokkinides served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Aveta Inc. and InnovaCare Inc. Kokkinides currently serves as InnovaCare’s Chief Administrative Officer. She has specialized in managed care as well as Medicare and Medicaid government programs. Kokkinides possesses extensive knowledge in managing healthcare processes and designing clinical programs aimed at creating efficiency and improving organizational infrastructure. Read more about her interview on Ideamensch
Penelope Kokkinides also worked for Centerlight HealthCare as the COO and Executive Vice President; her responsibilities included strategic direction and overall management of the managed care unit. At AmeriChoice, she served as the Vice President for Disease and Care Management. She was involved in both the development and implementation of the firm’s health model. She also worked at Touchstone Health as COO.
Kokkinides studied at Binghamton University where she got her bachelor’s degree in classical languages and biological sciences. She then proceeded to acquire her M.B.A. in social work from the University of New York where she also did a postmaster’s degree in alcohol and substance abuse. Kokkinides later attended Columbia University where she acquired her master’s in Public Health. Visit Bloomberg.com for more info on Penelope Kokkinides.
Dr. Richard Shinto
Dr. Richard Shinto currently serves as the President and CEO of InnovaCare, Inc. Mr. Shinto previously served as CEO and President of Aveta Inc. He has worked in the managed care sector for two decades, particularly in clinical and operational healthcare. Dr. Shinto started his career as an intern and pulmonologist in Southern California. He later worked for MedPartners’ Medical Management as the Vice President. After his tenure at MedPartners, he joined Cal Optima Health Plan as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO).
Dr. Shinto has worked for NAMM as the Chief Medical Officer and at Medical Pathways Management as both COO and CMO. Moreover, he has authored several articles on clinical medicine and healthcare. He acquired his bachelor’s from California University and his medical degree later at New York University. Dr. Shinto proceeded for further studies at Redlands University where he got his M.B.A.