InnovaCare Health deals in provider networks and Medicaid programs and Medicare advantage in North America. As a leading provider of managed health services, the firm provides access to affordable, quality healthcare using sustainable and cost-effective models. The company has fully integrated advanced technologies into service provision setting it apart from the other managed health services providers. In 2016, InnovaCare Health announced that it was participating in LAN, a public-private partnership aimed at moving the US health system towards quality-based health models.
At InnovaCare Health, patients come first, and they are guaranteed quality medical care. As such, the firm focuses on strong patient-provider relationships which are greatly emphasized by the firm’s top management. CEO Rick Shinto together with his entire team is driving the growth of the firm using teamwork and qualified professionals. Shinto’s team spirit has endeared him to both clients and colleagues.
Rick Shinto’s Work Experience
CEO and President Rick Shinto of InnovaCare Health Inc. joined the firm from Aveta Inc. where he also served as the CEO and president. He had previously served on the management team of Aveta Inc. Dr. Shinto began his medical career in Southern California as an internist and pulmonologist. He has also served as the CMO of NAMM California and as the CMO and COO of Medical Pathways Management Company. Between 1996 to 1997, he served as the corporate vice president (medical management) for MedPartners before leaving to Cal Optima Health Plan in Orange County, California where he was the CMO. Due to his commitment to service and innovation in the healthcare industry, Dr. Shinto received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. At the yearly “A Tribute to Caring” gala, he was also awarded the Access to Caring Award at Western University of Health Sciences.’
Addition to Leadership Team
In 2016, InnovaCare Health added three executives to the firm’s leadership team. These include Chief Actuary Officer Jonathan Meyers, Chief Accounting Officer Mike Sortino, and Chief Administrative Officer Penelope Kokkinides.
Penelope Kokkinides recently rejoined Dr. Shinto at InnovaCare Health as the Chief Administrative Office. She had previously served as the COO at InnovaCare Health and COO and vice president of clinical operations at Aveta Inc. Her work in the health industry has also seen her serve as a COO and executive vice president at Centerlight HealthCare. Her work exploits also took her to Care Management and Disease Management at AmeriChoice where she was the corporate vice president. Visit danielestraus.org to know more about Innova Care.