InnovaCare Health Leads The Way In Leadership With Rick Shinto

InnovaCare Health is a leader in the managed healthcare services industry all across the continent. The company is made up of two main systems of care and is dedicated to giving people access to high quality healthcare by creating representations that are cost-effective, maintainable, and uses all of the industry’s innovative technologies.

They are a chief provider of both Medicaid and Medicare plans in Puerto Rico. Their two Medicare Advantage plans include almost 200,000 patients who are serviced by over 7,500 providers. InnovaCare Health also manages two Medicaid plans that offer quality benefit coverage within the Government Health Plan of Puerto Rico.

InnovaCare focuses on strong relationships between patients and providers and work by guidelines that allow them to keep that focus. Those guidelines include the values of putting patients first, providing quality medical care, helping to create strong relationships, and continuously growing as an organization.

InnovaCare Health is led by Richard Shinto. As the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer he helps the team better themselves every day. Four years prior to his current position on, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aveta Inc. He has more than two decades worth of experience in the managed care industry. He has been the Chief Medical Officer of NAMM California. Before that he was the Chief Operating Officer for Medical Pathways Management. From 1996-1997, he was the Corporate Vice President for MedPartners before leaving to become the Chief Medical Officer at Cal Optima Health Plan.

He began his exceptional career on as an internist and a pulmonologist in California. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California and his medical degree from the State University of New York.

Another newly appointed leader at, Penelope Kokkinides, also has over two decades worth of experience in the industry. Her current position at InnovaCare Health is Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to that she served as Chief Operating Officer at InnoveCare, Inc. and was also Chief Operating Officer at Aveta, Inc. She specializes in government programs and has broad knowledge of clinical programs and health care processes.

She received her bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University in biological sciences and classical languages. She received a master’s degree from New York University in social work and a master’s degree from Columbia University in public health.