InnovaCare Health is a leading Puerto Rican Medicaid and Medicare Advantage organization dedicated to providing healthcare related services. The organization operates leading healthcare plans in the region including MMM Healthcare Inc., PMC Medicare Choice, Inc. MMM, and Inc. PMC. It has over 7,500 service providers serving over 200,000 individuals. InnovaCare has a commitment of providing the healthcare services to all it members. It also has two Medicaid plans within the Government Health Plan and is the only Medicare that offers NCQA-accredited plans.
Rick Shinto is one of the pioneers of the Medicare network plan that is now very common in Puerto Rico. He started as the Chief Executive Officer of MMM Healthcare and the PMC Medicare Choice. In his career path, he also served as the chief medical officer and chief operating officer at the Medical Pathways Company.
Rick has been in the healthcare industry for over 20 years with his main area of specialization being the clinical healthcare solutions. He joined InnovaCare in 2008 when it was still known as the Aveta Inc. after joining the organization; he launched several successful programs, all of which saw the organization reach many underserved patients.
Rick’s Formula for Success
Rick has a lot of plans for the organization with the aim of educating patients on healthcare plans while at the same time providing support to their families. His efforts to providing better patient experience were recognized by ‘A Tribute to Caring’ where he scooped the Access to Caring Award. Rick believes in including a robust and experienced management team to help him in achieving the organization’s goals
Mid 2016, the healthcare announced additional to their leadership plan with the aim of adding skills to enable the organization to realize success amidst the complex and ever-changing healthcare environment. Among those appointed is Penelope Kokkinides who was named the chief administration officer. She has ample experience in the field having worked in the government’s Medicare and Medicaid for over two decades.
Penelope has several years of experience and has served in executive positions for other organizations. During her days in Centerlight HealthCare where she was the chief operating officer and the executive vice president, Penelope was responsible for managing the overall strategic direction of the care division. Visit Penelope’s website at penelopekokkinides.com.
She has also worked as the Chief Operating Officer at Touchstone Health and Americhoice as the Corporate Vice President for Care and Disease Management. Her expertise range from managing healthcare processes, developing clinical programs, and improving efficiency and organizational infrastructure.
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