The Bright Future of InnovaCare Health with Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides

InnovaCare Health is well known for the quality services it offers with its leadership that has been progressing for years. Dr. Rick Shinto who has been in operational and clinical programsover 20 years is the president and CEO of InnovaCare Health. Before joining InnovaCare, Rick was the president and chief executive officer of Aveta Inc. He was a Chief Medical Officer of NAMM in California. He also worked at Medical Pathways Management System as the Chief Medical Officer.

Another prominent leader of InnovaCare health is Penelope Kokkinides, the Chief Administrative Officerwho is experienced in medical programs. Previously, she was the company’s Chief Operating Officer as well as Vice President of Clinical Operations. She is educated in clinical programs, operations, and management of healthcare processes. Prior InnovaCare health, Kokkinides has worked in different companies such as at Centerlight Healthcare as the Executive Vice President,at Americhoice as a Disease Manager and Corporate Vice President and at Touchstone Health as Chief Operating Officer.

Rick Shinto has received a variety of rewards. For example, he received the Access to Caring Award at Western University of Health Sciences. This award is rewarded to someone who makes a difference in advancing access to health care to the less privileged. Rick Shinto prefers creating health care awareness and providing support for the patients to providing medical care.


In an interview with ideaMensch, Kokkinides stated that she always strives to have her day productive. She works together with her team in developing and implementing ideas. She believes in being organized and structured to be more successful. Penelope is happy and appreciates technology at how it has enhanced communication and transformed businesses. As an entrepreneur, Penelope recommends everyone to be informed on what is happening in the industry.

Moreover, InnovaCare Health had their recent announcement of three additions to leadership on July 28, 2016. To reform payment models, InnovaCare joined Human & Health Service (HHS) initiative. They decided to take part in the Health Care Payment Learning Network (LAN) providing payment models towards quality rather than quantity.

InnovaCare is a leading Medicaid and Medicare Organization providing health care services in Puerto Rico. The company has with Medicare plans with 200,000 individuals with 7,500 providers serving on networks. Also, it has two Medicaid programs offering care to all areas. InnovaCare offers an affordable and advanced health services.

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