Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides Roles in InnovaCare’s Success in Medical Management

Rick Shinto has been one of the outspoken and accomplished figures in the healthcare industry. He has over 20 years in the medical field having started his career as an Internist and pulmonologist in Southern California. He later went on to work for MedParnters as the Vice President and was responsible for the medical management of the organization. Shinto then moved to Cal Optimal Health in Orange County as a senior medical officer. He late became the CMO and operations manager for Pathway Management and later the senior officer in charge of medical management at NAMM California. In the year 2008, Rick Shinto joined the management staff of Aveta Inc and rose through the ranks to become CEO up to the point when it was sold in 2012. Rinko Shinto currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Innovacare Health.

As a result of his innovative capabilities, Rick Shinto was awarded the much-coveted Entrepreneur of the Year award in June 2012.

Penelope Kokkinides

Penelope Kokkinides currently serves as the Chief Administrative Officer at InnovaCare Health. She is serving a second stint after rejoining Innovacare Health in 2015 after her previous role of Chief Operating Officer. Kokkinides has more than 20 years experience in the health care with a specialty in government programs.

Before joining Innovacare Health, Kokkinides served as the Vice President and COO for Centerlight HealthCare. In an interview with Ideamensch.com, Kokkinides revealed that taking time to be informed is what makes her stand out as an entrepreneur and an authoritative leader in her field.

She attributed her organization skills to be one of the key factors that help her grow in her role and also as an entrepreneur. She plans the next day in advance which keeps her productive throughout the week. According to her, ideas should be developed to live through implementation.

About InnovaCare

Innovacare Health is a North-American medical corporation which provides healthcare services. It does so through two main divisions: Medicare Advantage Programs and Provider Networks. The company utilizes technology in coming with innovative, affordable, and sustainable health products and services. The firm’s ultimate objective is to revolutionize healthcare management while at the same time addressing the main challenges in the industry. It has a client base of over 200,000 people who are also registered as members. It received the highest accreditation issued out by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) because of their product offering.


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