InnovaCare Health is one of North America’s leading managed healthcare services providers. The company provides patients with access to quality healthcare primarily through provider networks, Medicaid and Medicare Advantage programs. InnovaCare Health creates cost-effective, sustainable models the fully integrate the most advanced technologies. The company is redefining healthcare management in a way that enables it to handle the challenges the complex modern healthcare environment. Their visionary leadership is guided by deeply held values that help them complete their mission to provide quality medical care for every patient.
The patient always comes first at InnovaCare Health. The company fosters strong patient-provider relationships to enhance its ability to provide coordinated, innovative, high-quality care through its subsidiaries and provider network. That leads to healthier outcomes for their patients. The InnovaCare Health network features a number of leading physicians using innovative medical practices to ensure patients get the best possible care. The company also has experienced leadership with clear vision that maintains high standards, transparency and corporate integrity while guiding the company towards their goal of providing quality care.Dr. Richard Shinto is a very important part of the leadership team. InnovaCare Health’s president and CEO, Dr. Shinto has both an MBA and a medical degree. Not only does he have an understanding of business, he’s an experienced internist and pulmonologist who practiced in Southern California for many years. He also spent over two decades working in managed care prior to moving to InnovaCare Health. Dr. Shinto was CEO of several companies including MMM Healthcare, Aveta Inc., North American Medical Management of Illinois, Inc. and PMC Medicare Choice.
Another important member of the InnovaCare management team is COO/CAO of Penelope Kokkinides. Kokkinides has been involved in the healthcare industry for over 15 years. She has served as chief operating officer for both Aveta Inc. and Touchstone Health HMO, Inc. Kokkinides was also AmeriChoice’s corporate vice president where she dealt with care and disease management. She was responsible for developing and implementing an effective healthcare model. Penelope Likkinides graduated from NYU with an M.S. in social work. She also attended Columbia University where she earned a master’s in public health.Both Dr. Richard Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides were hired by InnovaCare Health in 2016. Both of them bring solid backgrounds. Dr. Shinto was voted Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in 2012. Kikkinides is a specialist in handling managed care and government programs.