Since its inception, InnovaCare Health has always been the leader of managed healthcare service providers in North America. One of the key people in this company is Penelope Kokkinides, who serves as the Chief Administrative Officer at InnovaCare Health since 2016. She was also the Chief Operating Officer of Aveta Inc. from 2006 to 2012. Prior to that, she had the same position at Touchstone Health HMO in 2008.
Her experience in working in the healthcare industry, such as with the companies mentioned above, paved the way for her to acquire over 20 years of experience in healthcare. She specializes in managed care services, as well as with government programs.
In an interview with IdeaMensch.com, Penelope Kokkinides talked about how she turns a typical day into a productive one. According to her, every day is different for her, which is something she always enjoys and keeps her on her toes. Even when she is traveling, it is her goal to stay productive no matter where she is and what she is doing. She keeps her phone and tablet with her while on the road and makes sure she has her portable chargers with her.
Alongside Penelope, Dr. Rick Shinto, the President and the Chief Executive Officer of InnovaCare Health, runs the company and guarantees his team has an excellent leader. Like Ms. Kokkinides, Dr. Shinto has several years of experience in the healthcare industry. He serves as the CEO at MMM Health Plan and was also the CEO and President of Aveta, Inc.
Dr. Shinto’s career began in Southern California. He later worked for the North American Medical Management of California as the CM Officer. He was also one of the most respected people at Medical Pathways Management where he was also the CM Officer and the CEO. A few years more, he became the corporate Vice President of Medical Management.
Aside from these accomplishments, Rick Shinto is well known for his Access to Caring Award. This recognition was for his contributions to the healthcare industry, particularly for helping people gain access to certain programs.
With Penelope and Rick, along with the other people at InnovaCare Health, the company has become the chief provider of managed healthcare services and products in North America. Their leadership has helped the company grow in several areas, including the creation of programs that patients can afford. The health plans of the firm operate in Puerto Rico and the company has more than 200,000 members.