Today’s healthcare environment has become volatile. New complications arise every day and continuously evolving policies confuse even the most informed experts. One company, InnovaCare Health, has found a way to guarantee access to quality healthcare, despite the instability of the healthcare sector.
InnovaCare Health is a North American managed healthcare service provider. They manage multiple Medicare Advantage plans, two Medicaid plans, and one medical service organization. Innovacare harnesses the power of new technological advances to ensure that patients always come first, foster healthy patient-provider relationships, and to develop cost-effective managed care models.
InnovaCare Health recently joined the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network. The Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network(LAN), an HHS initiative on Facebook, is focused on moving the United States healthcare system towards payment models that are based on quality, not quantity.
Leading InnovaCare Health on it’s journey to the forefront of the healthcare industry is Dr. Richard Shinto. When Dr. Shinto was named President and CEO of InnovaCare Health Solutions LLC. he added 20 years of clinical and operational healthcare experience to an already outstanding corporation on ideamensch.com. Dr. Shinto’s impressive career history includes the title of CEO at Aveta Inc. and a stint as the Chief Medical Officer of NAMM California. He was also employed as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer for Medical Pathways Management Company, the Corporate Vice President of Medical Management for MedPartners, and the Chief Medical Officer for Cal Optima Health Plan. He began his foray into medicine as a pulmonologist and internist in California.
Dr. Richard “Rick” Shinto acquired his B.S. from the University of California at Irvine, his M.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and his M.B.A from the University of Redlands. He authored numerous medical articles and has been awarded the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Another instrumental member of InnovaCare Health is Penelope Kokkinides. Ms. Kokkinides was previously employed by Innovacare Health as the Chief Operating Officer, left to pursue other interests, and has recently returned as the Chief Administrative Officer. She has more than 20 years of experience, a bachelor’s degree in classical languages and biological sciences, a master’s degree in social work, a master’s degree in public health, and an advanced degree in alcohol and substance abuse.
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