InnovaCare Health, a leading Medicare plans and physician practices services provider, expanded its leadership team in 2016 by adding three executives. Jonathan Meyers will be serving as the new chief actuary officer, Penelope Kokkinides as the chief administrative officer and Mike Sortino as the chief accounting officer. This addition brings extra experience and qualities to the current leadership team headed by Richard Shinto, the organization’s President, and chief executive officer. Learn more about the company at Businesswire.com
Dr. Shinto has over 20 years’ worth of experience in clinical and operational healthcare. Richard Shinto began his medical career in Southern California as an internist and pulmonologist. Before joining InnovaCare, Dr. Shinto had served several organizations in the clinical and operational healthcare industry in an executive position. Among the groups he had served, NAMM California as the chief medical officer, medical Pathways Management Company as the chief operating officer and chief medical officer, MedPartners as a Corporate Vice President and Cal Optima Health Plan as the chief medical officer. Due to his commitment to availing and advancing access to health care for the underserved, Dr. Shinto was awarded in the “A Tribute to Caring” gala held at Western University of Health Sciences. Dr. Shinto received his medical degree from the State University of New York and holds an MBA from the University of Redlands.
Penelope Kokkinides, the new chief administrative officer, has more than two decades of healthcare experience. She has extensive knowledge and expertise in government programs like Medicaid and Medicare. Kokkinides specializes in managing health care processes and developing clinical programs to boost organizational infrastructure. Before joining InnovaCare, Kokkinides worked at Centerlight HealthCare where she was the executive vice president and chief operating officer. Kokkinides has also served at Touchstone Health as the chief operating officer and at AmeriChoice, a division of UnitedHealth Group, as the Corporate Vice President.
About InnovaCare, Inc.
InnovaCare, Inc. is a health service provider operating in Puerto Rico and majorly focusing on Medicare Advantage and Medicaid Programs. The organization has more than 200,000 individuals under its MMM Healthcare and PMC Medicare Choice health plans. Under its Medicaid Program, InnovaCare manages two schemes under the Government Health Plan in Puerto Rico. The organization employs the services of a network of over 7,500 providers to serve its clients effectively. InnovaCare is committed to providing access to quality health care by developing sustainable and cost efficient models and integrating advanced technologies in its services. Read this article about Innovacare at Yahoo Finance