InnovaCare Health And The Mission Of Rick Shinto To Provide Quality Healthcare

InnovaCare Health, a champion in providing managed healthcare services in U.S. is on a mission to ensure quality healthcare for all the sections of the society. The firm is benefitted by the qualified services of its highly experienced management team including the Chief Executive Officer Rick Shinto and the Chief Administrative Officer Penelope Kokkinides. The management of the firm is much focused on providing diverse service products which everyone would find highly useful. Interestingly, most of the products from InnovaCare Health has a very high satisfaction rate of over 90 percentile consistently over the years. Read more about her interview on

The services of the firm include Medicare Advantage, a major health care service plan with more than 250,000 members and a large network of 7,500 providers; Physician Practice Services with MSO to provide a lasting relationship between physicians and their clients. Additionally, the firm offers Medicaid, Population Health Management, and Clinical Services to both U.S. and Puerto Rico. The firm is the one of the largest managed healthcare service provider in Puerto Rico both in terms of the number of customers and network hospitals. The success of the firm is coming from its integration of latest technology with a sustainable model of quality care that offers innovative, cost-effective, and coordinated services and solutions to the customers.

  1. Shinto joined InnovaCare Health in 2012 and helped the firm strategically advance in the market. He has more than 20 years of experience in both operational healthcare and clinical services and worked with a number of healthcare services firms. Dr. Shinto started his career with pulmonology practitioner in Southern California and then, continued the service with Medical Management for MedPartners as its Corporate Vice President. Later, he worked with Cal Optima Health Plan as its Chief Medical Officer and continued the service with Medical Pathways Management Company. Rick Shinto also worked with NAMM California as its Chief Medical Officer, and his long years of experience helped him serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the healthcare services firm Aveta Inc. Dr. Shinto continued with Aveta until he was recruited by InnovaCare in 2012.

Interestingly, Penelope Kokkinides has a rejoining story to the firm when she rehired by InnovaCare in June 2015. She too has more than two decades of experience in specialized healthcare programs and worked with a number of firms including Centerlight HealthCare, Touchstone Health, AmeriChoice, and Aveta Inc. in various executive roles. Penelope worked previously with InnovaCare as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer according to HRMR Online.

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