Headquartered in Fort Lee New Jersey, InnovaCare provides access to quality affordable healthcare to people in Puerto Rico. The company’s use of technology is the reason they can provide affordable care. Seventy-percent of Puerto Ricans choose InnovaCare over traditional insurance companies.
In 2012 Dr. Richard Shinto took the helm as InnovoCare’s CEO. A pulmonologist by training Dr. Shinto’s MD was earned at the University of New York. He has also earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of California and a Master of Business Administration from Redlands University.
He has held leadership positions at Aveta Inc. where he served as CEO. While at Aveta Dr. Rick Shinto was honored with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award. Dr. Shinto’s innovations, fiscal management, and community involvement garnered him the award.
He left Aveta for InnovaCare. Before joining Aveta Dr. Richard Shinto was Pathways Management Company’s Chief Medical Officer and CEO. For more details visit Bloomberg.
Regarded as a leader who motivates others Dr. Shinto predicts that going forward InnovaCare will expand the list of services available to their clients. His innovations are credited with the success InnovaCare has enjoyed over the last six years. Check out danielestraus.org
The Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN)seeks to reduce healthcare cost by basing them on quality rather than quantity. In August of 2016, Innovacare became a member of LAN as part of its efforts to provide cost-effective quality care.
After serving as COO and Vice President of Clinical Operations at InnovaCare Penelope Kokkinides became the company’s COO In June of 2015. She has two decades of experience in healthcare, Medicare/ Medicaid, and managed care.
Penelope came to InnovoCare from Centerlight Healthcare where she was the CEO and executive vice president. She has also served as CEO of Touchstone Health.
As AmeriChoice’s vice president for care and disease management, Penelope played a key role in the development of the company’s health model. Her area of expertise is making managed healthcare more efficient.
Educated at Binghamton University Penelope studied biological sciences and classical languages. She left BU with a Bachelor’s Degree in both. Her Master’s Degree in Public Health is from Columbia University School of Public Health.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from New York University. While at NYU she did post master’s degree work in alcohol and substance abuse Columbia University School of Public Health is where Penelope received a Master’s in Public Health.