InnovaCare recently announced several additions to its leadership team as it looks to rejuvenate its performance and strengthen its position in Puerto Rico’s healthcare industry. It recruited some of the best professionals in the healthcare and insurance industries. Here is an overview of the two most notable additions: Penelope Kokkinides and Richard Shinto.

Penelope Kokkinides

Penelope Kokkinides is not new to InnovaCare as she once worked for the company as its Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Clinical Operations. She rejoined the company in June of 2015 as its Chief Administrative Officer.

Kokkinides has over two decades of experience in the health and insurance industries. She worked as the Chief Operating Officer for Centerlight Healthcare before joining InnovaCare. She also worked in the capacity of Corporate Vice President for AmeriChoice’s department of Care Management and Disease Management. She also spent considerable time working as the Chief Operating Officer at Touchstone Health. Her experience in working with Medicare and Medicaid government programs makes her a valuable addition for InnovaCare. Learn more about Penelope on Bizjournals.

Richard Shinto

Richard Shinto is the CEO and President of InnovaCare. He is not new to the company either; he previously served as the CEO and President of Aveta, Inc for five years before it was sold in 2012. He too boasts of over two decades of experience in the healthcare industry.

Dr. Shinto’s career in healthcare began in the 90s when he worked as a pulmonologist in Southern California. He has since served in many capacities for different organizations. For instance, he worked for MedPartners as the Corporate Vice President of Medical Management from 1996-1997. He also served as the Chief Medical Officer for Cal Optima Health Plan and Medical Pathways Management Company. Rick Shinto is considered an invaluable member of the leadership team thanks to his deep knowledge of the company as well as his experience in other organizations.

About InnovaCare, Inc.

InnovaCare operates some of the leading plans in healthcare services in Puerto Rico; its services include PMC Medicare Choice, Inc., MMM Healthcare, Inc., and the Government Health Plan of Puerto Rico. It is one of the leading healthcare service providers in Puerto Rico especially thanks to its cooperation with the government’s health plan. In fact, it is the only service provider offering NCQA-Accredited health plans in the island.

InnovaCare prides itself in leading in multiple aspect of healthcare service provision. It promises advanced technology services, affordability, and innovation in service provision.

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