The Dynamic Duo of Leadership in Dr.Richard Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides

InnovaCare Health is a healthcare management corporation. They are the leading providers for the plan holders of Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans. InnovaCare Health is committed to using the most current and advanced technology on that is cost effective and fully integrated to provide their patients with sustainable quality. The InnovaCare chose ethe best of the best for their leader.

Dr. Richard Shinto is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of InnovaCare, Inc. Dr. Shinto earned a Bachelor of science degree from the University of California at Irvine.He continued his studies at the State University of New York where he obtained his medical degree. He then went to the University of Redlands and graduated with an M.B.A. he has authored several articles on medicine and healthcare. Dr.Shinto began his career in medicine as a pulmonologist in Southern California. Later he served as the Corporate Vice President of Medical Management for MedPartners on Microsoft. He left there to become the Chief Medical Officer for Cal Optima Health Plan in Orange County, California. Continuing to excel, Dr.Shinto joined the Medical Pathways Management Company as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer. His career then took him to a new position of Chief Medical Officer of NAMM California. Dr.Shinto also served as CEO of Aveta Inc.While employed there, Dr. Rick Shinto, M.D. received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award. He has served well over 20 years in various executive positions in managed care. Dr.Richard Shinto currently serves in the position of CEO of InnovaCare’s Health Plans in Puerto Rico.

Another shining star in the leadership of InnovaCare Health Plans field is none other than Penelope Kokkinides. This true leader is a force to be reckoned with. She has a long history of work ethics and successes that have her signature mark on them.Penelope Kokkinides started out earning a degree in biological sciences and classical languages from Binghamton University on She received her master’s degree in social work from New York University. She quickly entered into a post-master’s program advanced degree in alcohol and substance abuse, of which she completed. Then she studied public health at Columbia University School of Public Health and obtained her master’s degree from there. Penelope Kokkinides was hired at Care Management and Disease Management at AmeriChoice, a business unit of UnitedHealth Group. There she served as Corporate Vice President.She continued her tenure as the Chief Operating Officer of Touchstone Health HMO, Inc. Penelope Kokkinides has healthcare experience of over 15 years where she specialized in government programs and the managed care industry. Ms. Kokkinides has also served as the Chief Operating Officer of Aveta Inc. She currently is the Chief Operating Officer at InnovaCare Health Solutions, LLC.

With a dynamic duo like Dr.Richard Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides at the helm, the ship is bound to never go astray and will certainly reach their desired destination in the medical and health fields. See: