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Rick Shinto And Penelope Kokkinides Leads InnovaCare Health To Success

To be successful in any business, one should be an effective leader. Stewards are required to set goals, formulate and communicate new strategies to employees, direct, and motivate them to work towards achieving the goals.

Skilled leaders stay updated on developments in leadership concepts and methodology and apply the same to maximize operational effectiveness. InnovaCare Health, a leading company in healthcare management business, accredits its success to its exemplary leadership team.

Richard Shinto, M.D., MBA

Rick Shinto has worked in the field of clinical and operational healthcare for over 20 years. His extensive experience and educational background has seen him assume several position in different companies. Rick Shinto studied at the University of California at Irvine where he earned a B.S.

He holds a medical degree from the State University of New York. Richard enrolled at the University of Redlands where he earned his M.B.A. He began his medical practice in Southern California. Later, he worked for various companies like NAMM California, Medical Pathways Management Company, MedPartners and Cal Optima Health Plan in Orange County. In 2008, he joined Aveta Inc. where he was appointed to serve as the president and CEO until 2012.

Penelope Kokkinides

According to Bloomberg, Penelope Kokkinides has a sound educational background. She went to Binghamton University where she graduated with a B.S. in biological sciences and classical languages. She joined New York University where she completed her M.S. in social work and went to Columbia University where she earned her second Master’s degree in Public Health.

She holds a post-master’s advanced degree in alcohol and substance abuse. With extensive experience in healthcare and government programs, Penoloppe is knowledgeable in developing clinical programs and managing health care processes. She has held top leadership positions in different companies, including Centerlight HealthCare, AmeriChoice and Touchstone Health.

Crunchbase said that Penelope worked for InnovaCare as the chief operating officer before rejoining the company in 2015 as the chief administrative officer. At Aveta, Inc, she rendered her services as the chief operating officer.

In addition, the strong leadership team of InnovaCare consists of other professionals such as Michael J. Sortino, Jonathan A. Meyers, S Bhasker, Douglas Malton and Christopher Joyce.

About InnovaCare Health

InnovaCare health seeks to change the face of healthcare management by offering unmatched Medicaid and Medicare Advantage Plans. In Puerto Rico, the leading company offers its services via two Medicare Advantage Plans.

They are PMC Medicare Choice and MMH Healthcare. They also operate two Medicaid plans under the GHP-Government Health Plan in Puerto Rico.