Reaching everyone who needs healthcare is a top priority at InnovaCare Health. This company does all that it can to serve people through government programs like Medicare and Medicaid, and it does this through the leadership that it employs. InnovaCare Health has a philosophy that patients are best served when patients care is led by the physicians, so InnovaCare Health has a leadership team that works with the healthcare providers to empower them so that patients receive the best care in the least number of visits. This actually increases the quality and betters the patient outcomes while also keeping costs down for the patients. It also frees up physicians time so that they can spend more of it on the patients.

Kokkinides at InnovaCare Health

Penelope Kokkinides is the Chief Administrative Officer at InnovaCare Health. But this isn’t her first role in the healthcare industry. She’s worked for several other companies over the course of her 20-plus year career. She’s also worked for Aveta Inc. as the Chief Operating Officer. She’s also worked for Touchstone Health and Centerlight HealthCare as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. Kokkinides has also served as the Corporate Vice President for Care and Disease Management at AmeriChoice.

Beyond her prolific career, she has also spent much of her life studying to learn all of the ins and outs of healthcare. She first studied classical languages and biological sciences, earning a bachelor’s degree. She then went on to earn two master’s degrees, one in social work and the other in public health. She has also worked to receive a post-master’s degree in alcohol and substance abuse.

Shinto at InnovaCare Health

Rick Shinto is the current President and Chief Executive Officer at InnovaCare. He’s been working in the industry for more than 20 years as well. Shinto started his career as a physician, working as a pulmonologist. After earning his M.B.A., he then switched to the leadership side of the industry. Over the years, he’s worked for MedPartners as the Corporate Vice President of Medical Management. He’s also worked at Cal Optima Health Plan and Aveta, Inc.

Beyond his education and work experience, Shinto has also added several awards to his name. Among them is the Access to Caring Award. This honor was given to him for his contributions to providing healthcare to those who otherwise couldn’t afford it.