Current President and CEO of InnovaCare Health Dr. Rick Shinto is a proven leader in the healthcare industry, with over twenty years of operational experience. The author of healthcare related articles, Shinto has spent his life managing and expressing his knowledge in the healthcare field. Rick Shinto also currently serves as CEO of InnovaCare Health Plans in Puerto Rico, and Chief Executive Officer of MMM Healthcare Inc.; which won the award as the best employer of Puerto Rico. He previously lead Aveta, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer from 2008 – 2012 when the company sold; and Dr. Rick Shinto has shown a rare level of healthcare leadership.
After studying for his B.S. at the University of California, his medical degree at the State University, and his M.B.A from the University of Redlands, he began his medical tenure. He practiced medicine as a pulmonologist in California as a young doctor, which addresses the health of the human respiratory system. Dr. Shinto has earned the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and the Access to Caring Award in 2014.
Assisting with the exemplary leadership of InnovaCare Health, Penelope Kokkinides serves as the Chief Administrative Officer at InnovaCare, Inc. Previously, before rejoining in 2015, Kokkinides was the Chief Operating Officer of InnovaCare, Inc., and Vice President of Clinical Operations. Penelope Kokkinides possesses masters degrees in both social work at New York University, and public health at Columbia University School of Public Health. Her post-masters degree is in alcohol and substance abuse also at New York University. For more details visit Crunchbase.
Her years of managerial work in the Greater New York Area with Medicaid and medicare prepared her to successfully lead InnovaCare Health to be a leading employer and healthcare provider. Kokkinides credits working with an outstanding team of leadership, and her ability to plan moving forward. Colleagues praise Penelope Kokkinides for her professionalism and excellent communication skills. Kokkinides previously worked as Chief Operating Officer of Touchstone-Health HMO, and VP of Clinical Operations with Aveta, Inc. Check out openminds.com
InnovaCare Health is a leader in the healthcare industry, where they believe patients come first. By collaborating with Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN), InnovaCare Health has successfully aligned payment reform for patients of both the private, and public sector. Offering Puerto Rico’s only NCQA-accredited health plans, InnovaCare Health is committed to efficient, Medicare Advantage healthcare that is affordable and trustworthy.