Dr. Richard Shinto
Dr. Richard Shinto serves as the current President and Chief Executive Officer of InnovaCare Health Solutions, LLC. He has a strong clinical background and extensive experience in managed healthcare. Dr. Shinto holds a degree in Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Irvine. Later on, he joined the State University of New York to pursue a degree in Medical Practice.Dr. Shinto has worked in many prestigious medical companies. He began his career as an Internist and Pulmonary practitioner in South California. From 1996 to 1997, Dr. Shinto served as the Corporate Vice President of Medical Management at MedPartners before leaving for Cal Optima Health Plan as the Chief Medical Officer. He also served as the Chief Medical Officer of NAMM, California before making his way up as Aveta’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Shinto has over 20 years of experience in operational healthcare and clinical studies.
She attended Binghamton University to pursue a degree in Biological Sciences and Classical Languages. Besides, she holds a degree in Social Work as well as a degree program in Alcohol and Substance Abuse from the University of New York. Kokkinides has specialized in government healthcare programs, Medicare and Medicaid for over 20 years. Her experience in managing health care processes and developing clinical programs has helped her improve InnovaCare’s efficiency.Currently, Penelope Kokkinides serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of InnovaCare Health Solutions, LLC. Previously, she served as InnovaCare’s Vice President of Clinical Operations and Chief Operating Officer before rejoining the company in 2015. Kokkinides served as Centerlight HealthCare’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer before joining InnovaCare. Here, she would oversee the managed care division. While serving at AmeriChoice, a business unit of UnitedHealth Group, Kokkinides initiated the formation of the company’s health model.
About InnovaCare Health
InnovaCare is Puerto Rico’s leading provider of managed healthcare services. InnovaCare provides quality healthcare through its two primary avenues of care, Medicaid Program and Medicare Advantage and Provider Networks. InnovaCare strives to create sustainable, innovative, and cost-effective healthcare models that are fully integrated with advanced technologies.InnovaCare’s looks forward to redefining healthcare management to meet today’s complex challenges in the healthcare environment. Currently, InnovaCare has over 200,000 members and over 7,500 care providers across North America. InnovaCare and its affiliates strive to build sustainable health care models to enhance quality healthcare services.