InnovaCare, based in Puerto Rico is one of the leading managed healthcare service provider. It is one of the most reliable and affordable healthcare providers, being that it works through a network of providers and also allows patients to use Medicare Advantage Plans. For this reason, it has achieved enormous growth within a few years. Therefore, adding staff to increase their efficiency.
Rick Shinto serves as the president and chief executive officer of InnovaCare Health. Prior to that, he worked in the capacities of president and chief executive officer for Aveta Inc. Rick Shinto held this position for four years, from the year 2008 to the year 2012, when the company was sold off. Prior to being appointed in this executive positions, he served in the management team of this company. In total, he has over 2 decades of experience in the managed healthcare industry. Rick Shinto also has won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, in the service category.
In July 2016, Rick Shinto announced three additions to the leadership of InnovaCare. Among the three new appointees is Penelope Kokkinides. Prior to employment of Penelope Kokkinides to InnovaCare executive team, in the year 2015, she had worked closely with CEO Shinto.
Penelope Kokkinides has two masters’ degrees. She took her Master’s degree, in Public health, from the Columbia University School of Public Health. She also holds a Master’s degree in social work, from the New York University. In addition to her decorated education background, she has got over 20 years’ worth of experience in the Clinical health industry.
On joining InnovaCare, Kokkinides was appointed in the position of Chief Operating Officer. With dedication and hard work, she has gone up the ranks, becoming the company’s Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining InnovaCare, Kokkinides was the Chief Operating Officer and the Executive Vice President to Centerlight Healthcare. Kokkinides is featured on sites such as InnovaCare, Bloomberg and Crunchbase.
InnovaCare is a leading provider for managed care services in Puerto Rico. They are contracted to extend two Medicare Advantage plans including MMM and PMC. The PMC plan has over 2000, 000 members and is served by a network of over 75,000 providers.
Recently, InnovaCare joined the Health and Human Services initiative in order to reform their payment models. They now support the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network. The model suggests that healthcare payments be based on quality rather than quantity.
Read more about Rick Shinto on the InnovaCare site