Penelope Kokkinides and Rick Shinto

InnovaCare Health is a top provider of the government’s healthcare programs, Medicaid & Medicare Advantage Plans, and physician practice services. It is one of the most reliable healthcare management organizations in the world. Today, it has about 7,500 medical providers and over 20,000 people under their care plans. InnovaCare Health’s reputation is built on exceptional leadership, innovative services, and affordable care plans.

InnovaCare operates under the guidance of Dr. Rick Shinto. Shinto serves as the President and CEO of the company. With over 20 years’ experience in both clinical and operational managed healthcare, Rick has seen the company grow steadily over the years. He is M.D. accredited and holds an MBA from the University of Redlands. He earned his B.S degree from the University of California at Irvine and his medical degree at the Stony Brook’s State University of New York. Rick’s medical tenure began in Southern California as an internist and pulmonologist. He has previously worked at Medical Management for MedPartners. He served here as the Corporate VC between 1996 and 1997. From MMM, he joined Cal Optima Health Plan and became its Chief Medical Officer. He has also been the Chief Medical Officer and COO of Medical Pathways Management Company. Additionally, Shinto has served in North American Medical Management, NAMM as the Chief Medical Officer. From NAMM, he joined Aveta Inc where he served in the position of CEO and President as from 2008 to 2012 when the company was sold out.

Penelope Kokkinides is another invaluable asset for InnovaCare. She is the Chief Operating Officer, COO of the organization. Kokkinides is extensively knowledgeable in clinical programs, operations, and management of almost all health-care processes. She has over two decades of experience in governmental healthcare programs. She has sufficient experience in Medicare and Medicaid programs. Penelope had her come back to InnovaCare in 2015 having left to serve in other companies previously. She has previously served in Centerlight Healthcare as the Executive VP and as the COO of Touchstone Health. Additionally, Kokkinides has been an Executive Vice President for Disease Management at AmeriChoce and also the company’s corporate Vice President. She holds two Master’s Degree, one in Social Work from New York University and another in Public Health from Columbia University. Her Degree in Biological Sciences is from Binghamton University. The leaders in InnovaCare work as a team to realize success. The company’s current focus is on Learning & Action Network, LAN that will reform the payment methods.

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