The current president and CEO of InnovaCare, Inc. is Richard Shinto, MD., MBA. Richard from 2008 to 2012 he served as the Aveta Inc. president and CEO but before taking up the top job in Aveta he was a member of the management team. His experience is vast, and in the field of clinical and operational healthcare management, he has over 20 years of experience. His experience in clinical healthcare was before joining Aveta as he served in various capacities. In NAMM he was Chief Medical Officer of California and Pathways Management Company he was the Chief Operating Officer also was the Chief Medical for the same company. At Cal Optima Health Plan he was Chief Medical Officer this was before serving as a Vice President of Medical Management of MedPartners between 1996-1997.
Shinto has received an award by the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur, a yearly award, in 2012 for demonstrating excellence and success in various areas such as innovation, financial performance.
Also in the Leadership of InnovaCare is Penelope Kokkinides who serves as the Chief Administrative Officer. Kokkinides is a holder of a master’s degree in public health from the University of Columbia, School of public health. He also holds a master’s degree in social work from NYU and from the University of Binghamton a degree in biological science and classical languages. Before joining InnovaCare in mid-2015, Kokkinides was the Vice President of Clinical Operations as well as the Chief Operating Officer at Aveta Inc. In over two decades she has worked in Medicaid and Medicare programs thus making Penelope very experienced in Managed care industry. There other places she worked and include AmeriChoice where she was the Corporate Vice President, at Touchstone Health she was the chief operating officer and in Care Management and Disease Management she was the Corporate Vice President. Read more on Ideamensch.com.
InnovaCare does have great leadership but what is InnovaCare all about. InnovaCare is a company that aims at offering quality health care to people in North America by having managed healthcare services. It is through the creation of models that are cost effective that not only integrates with the latest technology but are sustainable. In 2016 the company participated in LAN, a private-public partnership in the US thus creating a payment model that was quality oriented. InnovaCare is still managing health plans with the government, Government Health Plan (GHP) of Puerto Rico. The healthcare landscape is changing, and InnovaCare is on the right path to adapting and succeeding in better healthcare provision through great leadership.