Great Leaders Who InnovaCare Health Great

Dr. Richard Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides are two of InnovaCare Health’s greatest assets. They both have years of experience in managed care, and both brought their own unique set of skills the company.

Dr. Shinto, President and CEO of InnovaCare, Inc., has worked with InnovaCare since the sale of Aveta Inc. in 2012.

At Aveta, he served as President and CEO. Prior to his promotions, he was brought into the company as a member of their management team. Since joining InnovaCare, Dr. Shinto made the company the number one provider of managed care in Puerto Rico, earning him the CEO position of InnovaCare’s Health Plans in Puerto Rico. Read more about Innovacare at Crunchbase.com.

Throughout his 20-plus-year career, Dr. Shinto’s worked with several managed care companies. Before he joined Aveta Inc., he worked at NAMM California as their Chief Medical Officer. He’s also worked at Medical Pathways Management Company, MedPartners, and Cal Optima Health Plan. He’s one of the most respected members of the clinical and operational healthcare field.

Since earning his medical degree from the State University of New York, he’s written dozens of health care and clinical medicine articles. Before joining Cal Optima, he earned medical tenure in Southern California as an internist and pulmonologist.

Penelope Kokkinides is a Binghamton University, New York University, and Columbia University graduate. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in biological science from Binghamton; her Master’s in social work from New York; and two Master’s, one in alcohol and substance abuse and one in public health, from Columbia’s School of Public Health.

This isn’t Kokkinides’s first time working with InnovaCare. Previously, she served as COO; now, she serves as Chief Administrative Officer. She left InnovaCare to serve as high-ranking positions at other companies. Shortly after leaving InnovaCare, she joined Centerlight Healthcare as COO and Executive VP. She also made tremendous contributions to AmeriChoice as Corporate VP for Care Management and Disease Management. Follow Innovacare at LinkedIn.

Kokkinides has more than 20 years of specialized health care experience. She mostly worked with government programs and the managed care industry. She’s an expert at developing clinical programs and overseeing health care processes.

Since adding Dr. Shinto and Kokkinides to its leadership, InnovaCare Health made amazing leaps in the managed care industry. It’s redefining the healthcare environment. InnovaCare’s built several new, sustainable managed care models.

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