CEO Dr. Rick Shinto, CAO Penelope Kokkinides, other top executives and the physicians and staff at InnovaCare Health are helping to transform managed healthcare in North America. The company is using innovative, patient-centered service models to provide their patients with high-quality, affordable, care. From its headquarters in Fort Lee, New Jersey, InnovaCare provides care to hundreds of thousands of patients through a nationwide network of leading physicians and other healthcare professionals at some of the best medical facilities in the United States.
Most of the healthcare company’s clients use Provider Networks or Medicare Advantage plans to cover the cost of their medical treatment. Still, InnovaCare Health has managed to give them access to the best physicians and the most advanced medical technologies to offer them the best outcomes possible while maintaining a profitable bottom line. Patients rave about the company’s excellent patient-centered care, innovative, very-effective, medical practices and the great relationships they develop and maintain with their caregivers. At the same time, the InnovaCare Health stakeholders are proud of and satisfied with the way the company is being managed.
Experienced physician and managed care industry veteran Dr. Richard Shinto plays a very important role in the level of satisfaction the patients, healthcare providers and the investors enjoy. Having worked as both a physician and an executive at several managed care organizations, he has a unique understanding of the delicate balance that’s required to keep patients, staff and management happy. Since earning his medical degree from New York’s Stony Brook University Medical School and spending many years working as a pulmonologist and internist, he has also served as an executive with managed care companies like was MMM Healthcare, Aveta Inc., Medical Pathways Management Company, MedPartners and Cal Optima Health Plan, before becoming InnovaCare Health’s president and CEO. Dr. Shinto also has an MBA and understands managed healthcare’s business perspective.
Chief Administrative Officer Penelope Kokkinides is another InnovaCare Health executive who brings vast experience and a unique perspective to her role with the company. In addition to her decades of experience working with Medicaid and other government programs, managing healthcare processes and developing clinical programs, Penelope Kokkinides has been a top executive with Aveta Inc., Centerlight Healthcare, Touchstone Health and AmeriChoice. Plus, her master’s degrees in social work and public health from NYU and Columbia University respectively, help give her and the company a caring, patient-centered view of the healthcare industry.
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