Dr. Rick Shinto is a highly regarded medical professional and the President and Chief Executive Officer at Innovacare Health. He serves as the CEO for the company’s Puerto Rico division. Innovacare Health is a managed health services company providing high quality healthcare management to its customers. Dr. Rick Shinto is well versed in leading healthcare management companies to success. He brings more than 20 years of experience to the table, having held high level positions prior to joining Innovacare Health.Before accepting his role at Innovacare Health, Dr. Shinto was the President and CEO at Aveta Inc. where he was a prominent leader from 2008 until the company was sold in 2012. He was the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer at NAMM, and preceding that position he was the Chief Medical Officer for Cal Optima Health Plan.
In addition, he held the position of Chief Operating Officer, Chief Medical Officer and Corporate President at Medical Pathways Management Company.Dr. Shinto’s invaluable experience is complemented by the leadership team at Innovacare Health. His work with Innovacare’s Chief Administrative Officer Penelope Kokkinides has driven the company to new heights. Penelope Kokkinides also brings over 20 years of experience in government healthcare management to the table. Her focus is streamlining the infrastructure of the organization. Penelope Kokkinides served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Centerlight Healthcare. She was the Chief Operating Officer for Touchstone Health, and prior to that worked for Care Management and Disease Management at AmeriChoice, where she was their Corporate Vice President.
Penelope Kokkinides offers quality health care plans in the United States, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. The company focuses on the ability to provide cost efficient and customer friendly care. Innovacare Health provides Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicaid, Physician Practice Services, Population Health Management and Clinical Services. Additionally, Vita Care is available to help customers manage chronic conditions to improve their quality of life.Innovacare Health cares about the people they serve, that’s why the company joined the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN) in 2016. LAN is a progressive payment system that shifts the present fee-for-service model to a diversified, cost efficient model. The company also supports Fundacion Dorada, a non-profit focused on helping seniors with hygiene, safety and age-related issues. Innovacare Health received the Commendable Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance in 2011.