InnovaCare Health Solutions constantly strive to provide high-quality care. Putting the patient’s care first is a priority as a leading provider of Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans.
Behind the outstanding medical care and services received at InnovaCare, the leadership is recognized as the heart of their success. InnovaCare is praised for the work Dr. Richard Shinto, President and CEO has brought to this facility, along with the outstanding leadership of Penelope Kokkinides, Chief Administrative Officer. Visit Bloomberg.com for more info on Penelope Kokkinides.
Dr. Shinto began his medical career after he graduated from the University of California, Irvine, CA, moving on to the University of New York at Stony Brook, where he received his medical degree, and an MBA from the University of Redlands, CA. His career in healthcare began as an internist and pulmonologist in Southern California. With a medical background as a physician and an MBA in business, Dr. Shinto capitalized on his many talents combining the best of all skills. . . Management and health care when he served as the Corporate Vice President of Medical Management for MedPartners from 1996-1997, leaving this position to become the Chief Medical Officer for Cal Optima Health Plan in Orange County, California. Another job Dr. Shinto held was Chief Medical Officer of NAMM California
Penelope Kokkinides, Chief Administrative Officer of InnovaCare, and previously served as the COO. Penelope Kokkinides previously served as the COO of Aveta, Inc., the COO of Touchstone Health HMO, Inc. She brings with her 15-years of experience in the healthcare industry
With more than 20 years expertise in the clinical and operational healthcare environment, before joining Innovacare Dr. Shinto served as President and CEO of Aveta, Inc. from 2008 to 2012. Before 2008, Dr. Shinto was the Chief Medical Officer of NAMM California.
InnovaCare Leadership Staff
Together, this dynamic management team along with Douglas Malton, CFO, Christopher Joyce, General Counsel, Michael J. Sortino CPA, Chief Accounting Officer, Jonathan A. Meyers, FSA, MAAA, Chief Actuarial Officer, and S Bhasker, Chief Information Officer keep InnovaCare in the spotlight for their leadership and outstanding performance of InnovaCare Health Solutions.
InnovaCare’s mission is to continue to redefine healthcare management to ensure they meet the challenges of the complex healthcare environment facing patients today and in the future. The staff also manages two Medicaid plans in the GHP of Puerto Rico.