InnovaCare Health’s Leaders Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides Offer Superior Managed Healthcare Plans
About Dr. Rick Shinto
Rick Shinto is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at InnovaCare Health. In addition, Dr. Shinto is also the CEO of InnovaCare Health’s subsidiary unit in Puerto Rico. In 2008, he started his role as the president and CEO of Aveta, Inc. and remained at this position until the company was sold in 2012.
Dr. Shinto has extensive experience in the healthcare industry. He started his career more than 25 years ago as a doctor of internal medicine and pulmonologist in Southern California. Prior to his position at Aveta Inc., he was the CM Officer at North American Medical Management of California, which is located in Orange County, California. He was also employed at Medical Pathways Management as the CEO and CM Officer. Mr. Shinto was also the corporate Vice President (VP) of Medical Management for MedPartners for one year. He then started his position as the CM Officer at Cal Optima Health Plan in California.
Dr. Shinto has a bachelor’s of science degree from the University of California and a medical degree from State University of New York. In addition, he also has an M.B.A. that he earned from the University of Redlands.
Rick Shinto has won many awards that include the Access to Caring Award. He was also named the Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012 and a Top Minority Executive in 2018.
Ms. Penelope Kokkinides
Ms. Kokkinides is the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) at InnovaCare Health. Before she started her career at InnovaCare, she was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Aveta Inc., and she also served as the Vice President (VP) of clinical operations with this company. Ms. Kokkinides was the COO at Centerlight Healthcare and Touchstone Health, and then she served at the VP for Care and Disease Management at AmeriChoice. Ms. Kokkinides has more than two decades of experience in government healthcare plans that include Medicare and Medicaid.
About InnovaCare Health
InnovaCare Health is located in New Jersey and is a top provider of managed healthcare programs in North America. The company has more than 200,000 registered members and 7,500 network providers. The mission of the firm is to offer quality healthcare plans by establishing models that are affordable, innovative, and sustainable.