InnovaCare Health Thrives Under the Leadership of Dr. Richard Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides

Dr. Richard Shinto

Dr. Richard Shinto currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of InnovaCare Health in Puerto Rico. Between 2008 and 2012, he served as Aveta’s President and Chief Executive Officer and before that he was a member of its management team. Dr. Shinto has over two decades of experience in clinical and operational healthcare. Before making his way up as Aveta’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Shinto was the Chief Medical Officer of NAMM California. Previously, Dr. Shinto was Medical Pathways Management Company’s Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer before joining NAMM California. After working as MedPartner’s Corporate Vice President of Medical Management between 1996 and 1997, Dr. Shinto moved to Cal Optima Health Plan as the Chief Medical Officer.Dr. Shinto began his career as an internist and pulmonologist in South California. Besides, he is an accomplished author of articles on clinical medicine and health care. He holds a Medical Degree from the State University of New York, B.S from the University of California, and an M.B.A from the University of Redlands.

Penelope Kokkinides

Penelope serves as InnovaCare Health’s Chief Administrative Officer. She has over two decades of experience in health care majoring in in government programs, Medicaid and Medicare. Penelope Kokkinides also has extensive experience in managed care industry. In fact, she is an expert in developing clinical programs and managing health care processes. That has helped her improve efficiency and organizational infrastructure at InnovaCare Health.Previously, Kokkinides served as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Centrelight HealthCare. Here, Kokkinides would manage and provide strategic direction in the managed care division. She has also served as Touchstone’s Chief Operating Officer as well as AmeriChoice’s Vice President of Care Management and Disease Management. Kokkinides was instrumental in the development and implementation of AmeriChoice’s health care model.

About InnovaCare Health

InnovaCare is the leading provider of managed healthcare services in Penelope Kokkinides. It operates Puerto Rico’s leading health plans, MMM Healthcare and PMC Medicare Choice. It has a membership base of over 200,000 individuals served by a network of over 7,500 care providers. Besides, InnovaCare Health manages two Medicaid plans within Puerto Rico’s Government Health Plan (GHP). InnovaCare Health commits to providing quality healthcare by creating innovative, economical, and sustainable managed care models. It also looks forward to fully integrating its managed care models with advanced technologies.