InnovaCare Health is a leader in the managed healthcare services world. Within North America, they provide two main avenues of care. Through provider networks and Medicare Advantage and Medicaid programs, InnovaCare Health is committed to giving each one of their customers access to quality healthcare. Their programs are cost-effective and sustainable.
This company has redefined the definition of healthcare management, always continuing to meet the many challenges of the complex healthcare environment we are in today. At InnovaCare Health, quality medical care is the final goal of everything they do and patients come first. They believe that creating strong patient-provider relationships will lead to healthier outcomes for their patients, enhancing their quality of life.
InnovaCare uses only the most innovative networks and medical practices, connecting their patients to leading physicians that can deliver quality care and efficiency. Everyone who works for InnovaCare is held to higher standards of quality and transparency, so that they may deliver quality care to their patients. InnovaCare Health knows that teams make the most impact by having effective communication skills and a clear vision; one of the practices that makes InnovaCare a leader.
As the company’s President and CEO, Richard Shinto (Rick) knows what it takes to make a great team. He is a well-regarded professional within the industry, earning his undergraduate degree from the University of California and his medical degree from the State University of New York. He began his tenure as a pulmonologist and an internist in California. With more than two decades of experience under his belt, Rick has served the industry from many aspects.
Before his current position, he was CEO of Aveta, Inc. and Chief Medical Officer at NAMM California. He was the Chief Medical Officer and COO of Medical Pathways Management Company before joining NAMM. Rick Shinto has also been the Corporate Vice President for MedPartners and the Chief Medical Officer at Cal Optima Health Plan. Learn more about Rick on xrepublic.net.
A newer member at the InnovaCare team is Penelope Kokkinides. She is the company’s Chief Administrative Officer and has more than two decades of experience within the healthcare and managed care industry. After receiving her undergraduate degree from Binghamton University and her graduate degree from New York University, she began a long list of accomplished positions.
She has served as Executive Vice President and COO of Centerlight HealthCare, COO at Touchstone Health, and Corporate Vice President for Care Management and Disease Management with AmeriChoice. She was years of knowledge in creating clinical programs and managing health care operations by improving efficiency and infrastructure.