Penelope Kokkinides – CEO of InnovaCare Health

Penelope Kokkinides holds a bachelor’s degree in classical languages and biological sciences from the University of Binghamton, a master’s degree in public health from the University of Columbia, a master’s degree in Social Works from New York University and a post master’s degree in alcohol and substance abuse. She is the currently the Chief Executive Officer of InnovaCare, Inc. since June 2015, when she joined that company.

Penelope Kokkinides has more than 20 years’ experience in healthcare specialization. She has managed healthcare industries and government programs as well. She has expertise in developing clinical issues and the knowledge and ability to manage operations with the aim of improving efficiency, managing organizational infrastructure.

Before joining InnovaCare, Penelope Kokkinides worked for Centerlight HealthCare as the Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer. There, she was responsible for implementing the company’s health protocols, strategic supervision of the care division and its overall management. She also served in the position of the Chief Operating Officer of Touchstone Health as well as Corporate Vice-President for both Disease Management of Ameri Choice and Care Management.

InnovaCare announced the addition of the three leadership offices on July 28, 2016, as reported by Fort Lee, N.J in Business Wire. According to the report, the organization that provides healthcare services in Puerto Rico had added the executives to the leadership team as directed by Chief Executive Officer and President Richard Shinto, M.D. Learn more: http://www.hrmronline.com/news/innovacare-health-hires-new-healthcare-execs-into-leadership-team-1270

InnovaCare operates the leads of health plans and provides healthcare services that are overseen in Puerto Rico. Its membership has more than 200,000 people with an operating network team of 7,500 service providers. InnovaCare manages two government Medicaid plans. It is committed to providing quality healthcare, which is made possible by creating models that are sustainable with the help of managed care and coordination, advanced technology and cost- effectiveness.

InnovaCare participated in Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN). LAN is a public-private partnership that moves the U.S health system towards models of payment that are based on quality. InnovaCare has shown its support to the mission of LAN to alternative payment models by accelerating the transition. InnovaCare, in support of the payment reforms, has established goals that will share the progress of LAN.

LAN helps to realize healthier people, smarter spending, and better care. It gives both private and public non-profit sectors a platform to transform the national health system in general, for better and more appreciable living standards. Read more about her interview on Ideamensch

Introduction to InnovaCare Health. Inc. and its Leadership

InnovaCare Health is the leading health service provider in Puerto Rico. They have more than 200,000 members served by over 7,500 service providers. The company controls two Medicaid plans within the Puerto Rico’s Government Health Plan. However, it offers broad benefit coverage through a care model. It is dedicated to providing quality healthcare services to its members.

InnovaCare has created innovative, cost-effective and advanced viable models of care management. Doing this has enhanced their excellence and ideal health upshots. Throughout their activities, they give patients a priority. They are committed to coordinate quality care to patients across North America. They have established Provider Networks, Medicaid and Medicare Advantage Programs.

The clinical firm has tried to achieve their goal of redefining healthcare management to meet environmental healthcare challenges. As a testament to their excellence on innovacarehealth.com, they earned a Commendable Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

The Leadership of InnovaCare Health

i. Dr. Richard Shinto

Dr. Rick Shinto is the President and Chief Executive Officer of InnovaCare, Inc. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aveta, Inc. for four years before it was closed.

Dr. Shinto is an accomplished author of several articles on clinical medicine and healthcare on Facebook. He graduated and received his degree of health from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and an M.B.A from the University of Redlands.

ii. Penelope Kokkinides

Mrs. Kokkinides is the present Chief Administrative Officer of InnovaCare Health. She joined the firm in June 2015. She had previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of both InnovaCare and Aveta Inc. She has experience of more than 20 years in health care operations.

Penelope Kokkinides has a broad knowledge and skills in developing programs and monitoring healthcare operations. She is focused on improving effectiveness and organizational infrastructure. Before joining InnovaCare Inc., Kokkinides worked as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Centerlight HealthCare. She was responsible for all administration and strategic direction of the management care division.

She received a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences and Classical Languages from Binghamton University. She is an alumnus of Columbia University School with a Master’s degree in Public Health. In addition to this, Penelope also holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from New York University.