Richard A. Shinto & Penelope Kokkinides Determined to Improve Medicare Services in the U.S.

Dr. Richard A. Shinto, commonly referred to as “Rick,” is currently InnovaCare Health’s President and CEO (Chief Executive Officer). Rick is also the Chief Executive Officer at PMC Medicare Choice, Inc., and MMM Healthcare, Inc. He has more than 20 years’ expertise in operational and clinical health and managed care. Dr. Richard has also worked as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Aveta Inc. and served on its management team from 2000-2008. He has also served as the Chief Medical Officer of NAMM California.

Dr. Shinto was the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Medical Pathways Management Company. He also served as the Corporate V.P. (Medical Management) for MedPartners as of 1996-1997. Later on, he served as the Chief Medical Officer Cal Optima Health Plan in Orange County, California. Dr. Shinto started his medical practice as a pulmonologist as well as an internist in South California.

Dr. Rick Shinto has made a positive impact in advancing availability and access to healthcare to the underserved. His efforts wouldn’t go unrewarded; thus, he was awarded the Caring Award at Western University of Health Sciences. He has been in the lead in efforts to bring the concept of medical provider networks to Puerto Rico. In 2012, Dr. Shinto was awarded Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year award due to his demonstration of excellence and success in areas such as financial performance, innovativeness as well as personal commitment to businesses and communities. Read more about Rick on Smart Brief.

Penelope Kokkinides

Penelope Kokkinides serves as the (CAO) Chief Administrative Officer and (COO) Chief Operating Officer at InnovaCare Health Solutions since August 2016. She has worked as the Chief Operating Officer of Aveta Inc. from September 2006 till 2012. At Touchstone Health HMO, Inc., she served as the Chief Operating Officer. Through specializing in government programs and managed care industry, she has gained over 15 years of experience.

InnovaCare Health Solutions

InnovaCare Health Solutions, LLC, offers managed health care services. The company offers physician practice services and Medicare plans and is headquartered in Fort Lee, New Jersey. It is led by Dr. Rick Shinto and operates within the health, wellness, and fitness industry.

InnovaCare Health Solutions is devoted to offering quality healthcare by creating models that are cost-effective, sustainable, and fully integrated with highly developed technology. It has ensured that all its patients remain a primary concern. Due to varying healthcare settings, the company struggles to harmonize innovative and quality care to patients across North America.