Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides Keep InnovaCare Health at the Leading Edge of Healthcare Reform
InnovaCare Health is setting the bar high to ensure that all their patients needs are being met and handled properly with the exceptional quality as well as efficiency that is needed from the healthcare professionals as well as the support needed by the insurance companies for Medicare and Medicaid. Their ultimate goal is to ensure quality of life in all of their patients.
Currently, Rick Shinto has experience in healthcare for more than 20 years. He has offered his knowledge through the use of clinical as well as operational healthcare by using his experience and knowledge to transform how healthcare is handled. Before Rick Shinto took the CEO position at InnovaCare Health, Shinto was the chief operating officer for the Medical Pathways Management Company. He also held onto the job of Vice President for medical management for MedPartners. It was then that he made the transition to chief medical officer for NAMM of California. He has his degrees in pulmonary as well as internal organs.
Rick Shinto earned his bachelors for Science at the University of California as well as a medical degree from the New York State University. He has his M.B.A. from the Redlands University as well as having some of his work published in the healthcare field as well as with clinical medicine.
The InnovaCare Health systems current Chief Administrative officer is Penelope Kokkinides. She was previously the chief operating officer and VP of Clinical Operations for InnovaCare. She holds more than 20 years within the experience of healthcare as well as with knowledge of medicare and Medicaid programs. She holds skills that help to extend programs as well as processes that are aimed at making life better for the patients involved with InnovaCare. She hopes to make the programs of Medicaid and Medicare more efficient.
Before she started with InnovaCare she held onto positions like Executive VP and Chief operating officer for the company Centerflight HealthCare. It was within this company that she worked to take care of the managed care division as well as to oversee the overall structure of the operations for the company. She also worked for another company known as TouchStone Health where she acted as the corporate VP of Care Management and Disease management for the AmeriChoice business. This is a health plan aimed at the UnitedHealth Group.
With great minds like Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides working for InnovaCare Health systems, it is no wander why the company is leading the way in healthcare reform. Read more about her interview on Ideamensch.