In mid 2016, InnovaCare Health expanded its leadership team and added three more executives. According to the CEO and President of the Medicare Advantage organization Dr. Richard Shinto, the three executives are Penelope Kokkinides, Jonathan Meyers and Mike Sortino. InnovaCare, Inc. is a managed healthcare provider specializing in some of the best health plans in Puerto Rico. The organization operates two major healthcare plans; PMC and MMM, whose members base have 200,000 plus individuals. These clients are served by a network of 7,500 plus providers.
The organization also operates two Medicaid plans Government Health Plan sponsored by the Puerto Rican government. InnovaCare is committed to providing quality healthcare services to its members through sustainable, cost-effective and innovative models. The healthcare provider has also integrated advanced technologies in its operations to improve efficiency during service delivery. Visit Penelope’s website at penelopekokkinides.com
About Penelope Kokkinides
Kokkinides is one of the executives who were added to the leadership team at InnovaCare Health in 2016. She serves as the CAO/COO and has worked in the industry for over 20 years focusing on government sponsored programs (Medicaid and Medicare). She has broad skills and expertise in creating appropriate clinical programs which can lead to improved efficiencies as well as institutional infrastructure.
Before joining InnovaCare Health, Penelope Kokkinides had worked for Centerlight Healthcare serving as COO and Vice President. She was in charge of overall supervision and provision of strategic plan for the managed care department. The healthcare expert also served as COO at Touchstone Health, in addition to serving as an executive at another healthcare provider, AmeriChoice, an affiliate of UnitedHealth Group.
InnovaCare’s CEO Richard Shinto
Richard Shinto is the current CEO and President of InnovaCare Health, and prior to joining the organization, he was the CEO of Aveta Inc. the medical expert has over two decades of service delivery in the healthcare industry. Dr. Shinto has worked for other healthcare organizations such as NAMM California, Medical Pathways and Cal Optima Health Plan in California. Shinto began his medical career at a healthcare organization in Southern California practicing as an intern and pulmonologist.
The healthcare expert has authored many articles on clinical medicine and healthcare in order to help people manage and improve their overall health. Dr. Shinto attended different universities including University of New York for his medical studies, University of California for B.S., and the University of Redlands for M.B.A. Indeed, his wide experience and expertise in healthcare has made Dr. Shinto who he is today.