Dr. Richard Shinto has been in the managed care industry for over 20 years. Much of his career has focused on clinical and operational healthcare. Currently, Dr. Shinto is President and CEO of InnovaCare, Inc. He’s also the CEO of InnovaCare’s Health Plans in Puerto Rico.
In Southern California, Dr. Shinto has medical tenure as a practicing internist and pulmonologist. He’s also written several healthcare and clinical medicine articles. He earned his medical degree from the State University of New York. He has two other degrees: an MBA from the University of Redlands and a BS from the University of California.
His first big job was as COO and Chief Medical Officer at Medical Pathways Management Company. In 1996, he joined MedPartners as Corporate VP of Medical Management. After leaving MedPartners, he joined NAMM and served as Chief Medical Officer. Eventually, he wound up at Aveta Inc., where he served as CEO until its sale in 2012.
Penelope Kokkinides is Chief Administrative Officer at InnovaCare, Inc. Kokkinides also have over 20 years of experience in the managed care industry. She, however, specializes in working with government programs, including Medicare and Medicaid. Read more about her interview on Ideamensch.com
Her acceptance of the Chief Administrative Officer position is her second time working for InnovaCare. Prior, she served as COO. She left InnovaCare to focus on her work at Aveta Inc. as COO and VP of Clinical Operations. Before joining InnovaCare the first time, Kokkinides was Executive VP and COO of Centerlight Healthcare.
Penelope Kokkinides studied and Binghamton University, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in biological science and classical languages. She also holds a post-Master’s and a Master’s degree from Columbia University School of Public Health. She even attended New York University, where she earned her Master’s degree in social work.
Both professionals joined InnovaCare Health because they believe in bettering health care for everyone. InnovaCare is redefining healthcare management. Today’s healthcare environment is hectic and complex. InnovaCare provides numerous services that remove or weaken the obstacles that many face while trying to get quality medical care. According to HRMR Online,
In order to redefine an entire industry, InnovaCare went back to the drawing board. Along with all their subsidiaries, InnovaCare is building new, sustainable managed care models. These models are more coordinated, cost-effective, innovative, and driven by quality. InnovaCare puts their patients’ health first and foremost.