InnovaCare Health’s Able Leadership

InnovaCare Health is Puerto Rico’s premier provider of health care services. It specializes in Medicare and Medicaid Advantage Programs and physician services. Since its inception, InnovaCare Health remains committed to offering affordable and sustainable health care models by integrating with the latest technology. InnovaCare operates Puerto Rico’s government Medicaid plans, MMM Healthcare and PMC Medicare Choice to offer broad coverage plans through a harmonized care model. Today, InnovaCare Health has over 7,500 care providers who attend to its 200,000 members throughout North America.

Dr. Richard Shinto

Dr. Shinto is the current InnovaCare Health’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he worked at Aveta Inc. as the Chief Executive Officer for four years before its shares were sold to other stakeholders in 2012. Dr. Shinto has over two decades of experience in the clinical healthcare industry. He once worked as NAMM’s Chief Medical Officer. Besides, he has authored several articles related to clinical medicine and health care. Dr. Shinto is an alumnus of the California University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science. He also went to the State University in New York to pursue a degree in Medicine.Recently, Dr. Shinto earned the coveted Access to Caring Award during the annual tribute to the caring celebration at the University of Health Sciences in Western University. Richard Shinto won the accolade due to his role in advancing healthcare services in North America.

Penelope Kokkinides

Previously, Penelope served as InnovaCare Health’s Vice President of Clinical Operations and Chief Operating Officer before rejoining the institution in June 2015 as its Chief Administration Officer. She has vast experience in managing government health care programs, Medicare and Medicaid. Again, Penelope Kokkinides is an expert in developing clinical programs and managing health care processes. She has helped restructure InnovaCare Health with a focus to improve its efficiency.

Penelope Kokkinides served as Centerlight HealthCare’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer before joining InnovaCare Health. Here, she would formulate health care strategies and oversee the managed care division. She once worked at AmeriChoice, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group as the Corporate Vice President as well as the Chief Operating Officer of Touchstone Health. She earned his Honors in Biological Sciences and Classical Languages from the University of Binghamton. Besides, she holds a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of New York, a master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Columbia, and a post master’s advanced degree program in Alcohol and Substance Abuse.