InnovaCare Health is a leading provider of Medicare Advantage plans and physician practice that boasts a robust well talented and highly proficient leadership team with well over 100 years of expertise in managed care and care delivery. InnovaCare Health under its able leadership of Dr. Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides who have steered it into success and prestige aims at lending a hand to healthcare organizations to beat the demand that threatens to outshine supply in the industry.
Work experience for Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides
This article is based on a trajectory view and dissection on the leadership of Innovacare Health under the stewardship of the two top ranking management officials; Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides.
The foundation of Innovacare was laid by the founding president and chief executive officer, Dr. Rick Shinto in 1998 when he joined the North American Medical Management (NAMM). However, Innovacare was officially born in December 2012 after select properties of NAMM were sold. Initially, Rick Shinto had identified a niche in operational expertise service delivery among physician groups and had opted to work with NAMM towards the provision of quality care and more efficiency.
Before incorporating InnovaCare health solutions, Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkidines had worked previously in a related field and had already gained vast experience in the area. Rick Shinto himself had previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of the following health groups and companies: MMH Healthcare and Areta Inc. Rick Shinto also served as the NAAM, California’s CMO, Chief Operating Officer, and Medical Pathways management company’s CMO. He was the Cal Optima Health Plan’s CMO and as an intern, practiced pulmonology in the South of California. With all these in hand, Dr. Rick Shinto boasts more than twenty years’ experience in clinical and operational healthcare in managed care.
Penelope Kokkinides who is the Chief operating officer at InnovaCare health also had a vast experience field wise before setting her feet in InnovaCare. She boasts over fifteen years of healthcare experience as a specialist in government programs and the managed care industry after successfully serving as the Chief Operating officer at Aveta Inc and Touchstone health. She also served as the corporate vice president for care management and disease management at Ameri Choice where she developed and implemented the healthcare model.
Rick Shinto award.
Rick Shinto got recognized as 2018’s top 25 minority executives in Healthcare. InnovaCare announced its new three leadership changes in July 2016 which were in the inclusion of Penelope Kokkinides.