In July 2016, InnovaCare Health Solutions LLC announced new additions to its management team in a move that was reflective of its knack of identifying and employing visionary and ambitious talents. In addition to Jonathan Meyers and Mike Sortino who are the new InnovaCare’s chief actuary officer and chief accounting officer, respectively; the company also brought on board Penelope Kokkinides. The visionary, ambitious and highly experienced Penelope will serve as the company’s chief administrative officer and chief operations officer. The new talents will work together with Richard ‘Rick’ Shinto, an industry veteran with vast experience serving various companies as an executive who currently serves as InnovaCare Health Solutions’ chief executive officer and president. View her infographic resume at Vizualize.me
Rick Shinto: Excellent Leadership Track Record
Rick Shinto’s over 20-year journey as an award winning company executive began at University of California, Irvine where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree before graduating with a Master of Business Administration from University of Redlands. His strong academic background, which has played a key role in his excellent leadership and management, also includes a Doctor of Medicine degree he received from State University of New York. Before joining InnovaCare, he doubled as the chief operations officer and chief medical officer at Medical Pathways Management Company. He also served as the chief executive officer for both PMC Medicare Choice and MMM. He was also employed by Cal Optima Health Plan as a chief medical officer.
His excellent management track record has seen him several awards including Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2012. The honor was awarded by Ernest & Young. He also won the Access to Caring Award in 2014 following excellent management record at the helm of InnovaCare Health Solutions.
Penelope Kokkinides: A Visionary Leader
Penelope Kokkinides has over two decades of leadership experience. Her excellent and visionary leadership has seen her achieve financial and operational success while working as chief operations officer at Aveta Inc. and vice president and chief operations officer at Centerlight Healthcare. At Aveta, she also served as the vice president where she was tasked with overseeing clinical operations. She also doubled up as the corporate vice president and chief operations officer at Touchstone Health.
Innovative and Customized Services
Rick Shtinto’s tenure at the helm of InnovaCare has seen the company increase its membership subscription from 7,500 to over 200,000. The company specializes in offering innovative and customized managed healthcare solutions especially in Puerto Rico. The company offers Medicaid and Medicare Advantage solutions to its clients. To increase the effectiveness of its payment process and ensure that their services are affordable and accessible, InnovaCare Health Solutions joined Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN) payment platform.