Rick Shinto Penelope Kokkinides InnovaCare Health Professionals

It seems like our healthcare system is harder to understand every day, new rules, regulations, and options have left most of us confused. Meaning, it is more important now than ever to work through a healthcare company that has the experience and personnel to offer us the best plan for ourselves and family. InnovaCare Health is such a firm; they are a leader in the managed healthcare industry, led by a team of professionals with many years of experience in the managed care industry. InnovaCare believes, patients always come first and providing excellent healthcare is always their goal. InnovaCare understands a good healthcare plan must be cost-effective, sustainable, and integrated with advanced technologies. InnovaCare is a member of the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network. This organization hopes to move payment models more toward quality rather than quantity. InnovaCare Health is headquartered in Fort Lee, New Jersey and managed by professionals Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides.

Dr. Richard Shinto has over 20 years experience in the managed healthcare industry. Richard, he prefers Rick, is currently the CEO and President of InnovaCare Health. Dr. Shinto holds a B.S. from the University of California, received his medical degree from the State University of New York and was the recipient of an M.B.A. from the University of Redlands. Since starting his career as an internist and pulmonologist in Southern California, he has worked with several leading healthcare companies where he held high positions. At one time or another, he has served as the President and CEO of Aveta Inc, the CMO of NAMM California, and the COO and Chief Medical Officer for Medical Pathways Management. For his outstanding work, he is the recipient of the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2012. View her infographic resume at Vizualize.me

Before rejoined InnovaCare Health in 2015 Penelope Kokkinides served with several other leading managed healthcare companies. She was the Executive Vice President and COO at Touchstone Health. While with AmeriChoice she was the Corporate Vice President for Care Management and Disease Management. Penelope has a B.S. degree from Binghamton University and is the holder of two master’s degrees. One from New York University in social work, and another in public health from Columbia and for good measure she has an advanced degree in alcohol and substance abuse. Penelope Kokkinides is a leading expert in government programs (Medicare and Medicaid). She has over 20 years experience in developing clinical applications in the managed care process, focusing on improving efficiency and infrastructure. Visit Penelope’s website at penelopekokkinides.com