Dr Richard A. Shinto and Ms Penelope Kokkinides- The Brains Behind InnovaCare Health Solutions
CEO Rick Shinto and CAO Penelope Kokkinides are the two top ranking forces responsible for the development of InnovaCare into a reputable authority in managed care for beneficiaries of Medicare Advantage.
Richard A. Shinto Profile
Richard A. Shinto, popularly known as Rick, M.D., is currently the president and Chief Executive Officer at InnovaCare Health Solutions. Dr. Shinto is also the Chief Executive Officer at MMM Healthcare, Inc. Dr Shinto attained his B.S. from California’s University at Irvine and his medical degree at New York’s state university. Dr Shinto later acquired his M.B.A. from the University of Redlands.
Shinto started his medical career as a pulmonologist and internist in Southern California. He proceeded to serve as MedPartners Corporate vice president from 1996-1997. Dr Shinto has also served as Chief Medical Officer for NAMM California. From 2008 up until 2012, Dr Shinto served as the Chief Executive Officer at Aveta Inc. Dr Shinto currently has over 20 years of operational and clinical healthcare experience.
On June 27,2012, Mr Rick Shinto received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the Hyatt New Brunswick. The award is presented to entrepreneurs who show extraordinary success and excellence in areas such as financial performance, personal commitment, and innovation to their communities and businesses.
Ms Penelope Kokkinides Profile
Ms Penelope Kokkinides is currently the Chief Administrative Officer of InnovaCare Health Solutions, a position she held from August 2016. From 2006-2012, Ms Kokkinides was the Chief Operating Officer at Aveta Inc. Ms Kokkinides has also been the Chief Operating Officer at Touchstone Health HMO since July 2008.
Kokkinides attained her B.S. in classical languages and biological sciences from the Binghamton University. She later acquired her M.S. in Social Work and another Masters in Public Health from New York and Columbia University respectively. Ms Kokkinides has more than 15 years worth of experience in health care specializing mainly in managed care and government programs.
About InnovaCare Health Solutions
InnovaCare is a firm that offers Medicaid health care and Medicare services. The firm is situated in Puerto Rico and has changed the lives of many low income and average income people in the U.S. The two main areas of healthcare are Medicare advantage and provider networks. These programs offer patients access to quality health care through cost-effective and sustainable models that are based on advanced technologies. For individuals who are under Medicare, the two options available at InnovaCare are the original Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plan.
Read more about Rick Shinto on the InnovaCare site