Rick Shinto: InnovaCare Health’s Top Leadership

Rick Shinto

Rick Shinto, InnovaCare’s President, and CEO started his career as an internist and pulmonologist in Southern California. Dr. Shinto holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of California. Later on, he enrolled at the New York University for a degree in Medicine. Dr. Shinto is credited for being a force of change within InnovaCare Health. He is instrumental in the success it enjoys today.

According to a recent PRNewswire, Dr. Shinto won the annual award of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur in New Jersey. Ernst & Young award recognizes most successful entrepreneurs who demonstrate success and excellence in personal commitment, financial performance, and innovation. Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Award was presented at a special gala held in Hyatt New Brunswick on June 27th, 2012. Dr. Shinto expressed his honor for receiving such a prestigious award. While at Aveta, Dr. Shinto focused on providing quality services to members and partners; therefore, he feels grateful for being recognized for committing to excellence. As the new winner of New Jersey’s Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Dr. Shinto is now qualified for the national entrepreneurial awards.

Having worked as the Chief Medical Officer of NMM California, Dr. Shinto has over two decades of experience in healthcare and clinical operations. Before joining NAMM California, Richard Shinto served as the Chief Medical Officer of Cal Optima Health Plan before his way up as the Vice President of MedPartners’ managed care. He is also an author of several medical and healthcare-related articles.

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Penelope Kokkinides

Penelope has recently rejoined InnovaCare as its Chief Administrative Officer. She has over 20 years of experience specializing in government health plans, Medicaid and Medicare. Throughout her career, Penelope has gained extensive knowledge in developing healthcare processes and clinical programs geared towards improving Medicare industry. InnovaCare Health announced the addition of three top executives in early 2016 to increase the organization’s professional integrity and expertise. The three top executives including Penelope Kokkinides brings an added layer of expertise that positions InnovaCare amid increased competition in the industry.

About InnovaCare Health

InnovaCare Health is Puerto Rican’s leading Medicaid and Medicare plans providing healthcare-related services throughout the nation. Currently, InnovaCare’s membership has increased to over 200,000 subscribers served by more than 7,500 service providers. Besides, InnovaCare partners with the government of Puerto Rico to operate two Medicaid plans that offer extensive health care coverage through a coordinated model. InnovaCare Health commits to developing sustainable care models that are innovative and affordable.

Read more about Rick Shinto on the InnovaCare site

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