Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides: Highly Experienced in Managed Care

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.

Penelope Kokkinides

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.

Helane Morrison: A Compliance Officer with a Mission

After the financial market crash of 2008, the financial institutions soiled their reputation. To rebuild the public trust, it had to take the intervention of talented individuals like Helane Morrison. Helane, the Chief Compliance Officer of Hall Capital Partners, enforces accountability and integrity in all the financial dealings of the Company.

 

Through her hard work in the field, Helane has managed to make a positive impact on the compliance department. Hall Capital Partners, women run firm, is one of the investments companies in California that have made an impact in the financial world.

 

She joined the firm in 2007. The diverse culture that the Company offered motivated is what motivated Helane to join the firm. Her goal was to restore the confidence of the public in the financial institutions.

 

Integrity and accountability in the different institutions are what drives her. She believes that her position at the firm will help her to achieve her goals. Her tenacity and meticulous attention to detail have helped her expose the individuals who take advantage of their power. Helane has become an indispensable figure in the fight against injustice that occurs in the economic world.

 

After the economic turmoil that was witnessed in 2007 and 2008, Helane was among the few people who were proactive to find a solution. She acquired her degree in Journalism and decided to advance her education by earning a Juris Doctor degree. She later began her career at the United States Supreme Court as the Clerk. She built her skills and advanced to the Supreme Court of Justice.

 

Her experience attracted the attention of the government, and she was offered the position with the United States Security and Exchange in San Francisco. The position gave the power to protect the people who were victims of fraudsters. Her journalism background soon became an asset and afforded her a position as the Head of Enforcement at the firm. That widened her focus to other States.

 

She spent a few years with SEC and later realized that she needed to change her scope and that was when she resigned and joined Hall Capital Partners. Besides being the Chief Compliance Officer, she serves as the Managing Director and a Member of the Executive Committee.

 

Helane has worked as the editor-in-chief of the California Law Review. She used to work for the Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin law firm between 1986 and 1991.