Rick Shinto And Penelope Kokkinides’ Leadership At InnovaCare Health

Leadership necessitates skills and experience. InnovaCare Health ensures that all its executives have extensive expertise in their respective area of specialization. The selection process has enabled the company to recruit highly qualified individuals who have been able to lead the company into the growth trajectory. Dr. Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides are the leading executives at the managed health care provider.

Dr. Richard Shinto is an experienced executive having worked for several firms in the past. He has been the president and chief executive officer of InnovaCare Health since 2013 when he left Aveta Inc. He held similar positions at the company. He rose to these positions because of hard work and dedication to his duties. At InnovaCare Health, his skills and experience in managed health care have enabled him to increase the company’s revenues and market share in a short time.

The executive leader has over 20 years of experience in clinical and operational healthcare. Rick Shinto started his career as an internist and pulmonologist in Southern California before joining Medical Pathways Management Company as the chief medical officer. Later, he held a similar position at NAMM California before joining Aveta. Between 1996 and 1997, Dr. Shinto worked for MedPartners as the corporate vice president of Medical Management. He holds a BS from the renowned University of California and a medical degree from the esteemed State University of New York. Dr. Rick Shinto is an alumnus of the University of Redlands where he earned his master’s degree in business administration.

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Penelope Kokkinides joined InnovaCare in June 2015. She is the company’s chief administrative officer and chief operating officer. Previously, she worked with Dr. Shinto at Aveta Inc. Kokkinides boasts of 20 years of experience in managed care and government healthcare programs. The focus of her career has been on improving efficiency and organizational infrastructure.

Formerly, Penelope worked for Centerlight Healthcare, Touchstone health, AmeriChoice, and UnitedHealth Group. Her extensive educational background has been integral in enhancing her career successes. Kokkinides has a biological science degree from Binghamton University and a New York University master’s degree in social works. She also holds a master’s degree in public health and a post master’s degree in alcohol and substance abuse.

About InnovaCare Health
InnovaCare Health is a managed health care provider. It offers high-quality Medicare Advantage plans. The company has over 200,000 clients who are served by a network of more than 7,500 providers. The company’s goal is to provide cost-effective, innovative, and quality-driven health care. InnovaCare is based in Fort Lee, New Jersey. InnovaCare Health believes that healthcare management succeeds when stakeholders are committed to maintain high levels of transparency and quality. InnovaCare’s mission remains to redefine management of healthcare to addresses the challenges experienced in the current intricate healthcare environment.

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