InnovaCare Health Inc. Under Dr. Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides

InnovaCare offers managed health care services to people in North America and Puerto Rico. It operates leading health plans such as MMM Healthcare, Inc., and PMC Medicare Choice, Inc. Its membership base includes more than 200,000 persons, served by a network of over 7,500 providers. The company creates models that are sustainable, can integrate with advanced technologies, and are cost effective. In doing so, they provide access to quality healthcare.

InnovaCare Health Inc.’s Priorities

The company’s major priority is the patient. In the present different and varying health care structure, the company tries to synchronize quality and innovative care to patients all across the region. They work every day to accomplish their mission of redefining healthcare management.

Reforming Payment Methods

To achieve healthier lifestyles, better care, and smarter spending, InnovaCare joined the Local Action Network that seeks to move the U.S. health scheme toward reimbursement models based on quality before quantity. Local Action Network offers a channel for the public, non-profit, and the private sectors to learn and contribute to labors in renovating the nation’s health system. It was in March 2015 that Local Action Network was launched by HHS to drive alignment in payment approaches.

Career Background of Dr. Richard Shinto

InnovaCare CEO, Dr. Rick Shinto commenced his medical career in Southern California working as a pulmonologist and internist. Afterward, he served as the Medical Management Commercial VP at MedPartners from 1996 to 1997, and later left to become the CMO for Cal Optima Health Plan based in Orange County, California. Dr. Shinto also worked as the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Medical Pathways Management Company. That was before working at NAMM in California, where he served as Chief Medical Officer. Before joining InnovaCare Health, Shinto served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Aveta Inc.; that was from 2008 to 2012.

In 2012, Dr. Rick was awarded the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year award. He won the award thanks to his demonstration of excellence and success in areas such as innovation, personal commitment to health care service provision, financial performance, and business development. Read more about Rick Shinto on BusinessWire.Com

Career Background of Penelope Kokkinides

Presently, Penelope Kokkinides is the CAO (Chief Administrative Officer) at InnovaCare, Health, Inc. She rejoined the company in June 2015 where she had previously worked as the Chief Operating Officer. Penelope also worked as the Vice President of Clinical Operations and Chief Operating Officer of Aveta Inc. Additionally, she had served at the Center Light Health Care as the overall management and strategic director.

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