The growth of an organization requires aggressive and experienced individuals at the helm. Innovacare Health is a company that continues to grow since its inception. This is as a result of illustrious leaders such as Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkindes.
InnovaCare President Richard Allan Shinto
Shinto has extensive experience in operational and clinical healthcare. Earlier on before joining Innovacare Health, he worked as president and CEO of Aveta Inc. The University of Redlands alumnus also worked as COO AND CMO for Cal Optima Health Plan in Southern Management. Shinto who started his career as a pulmonologist in southern California has also worked as COO AND CMO of Medical Pathways Management Company. His achievements record at North American Medical Management speaks for itself where he worked as the chief medical officer. The innovative entrepreneur has received the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his commitment to succeed by implementing innovative ideas.
InnovaCare Chief Administrative Officer Penelope Kokkindes
The former COO and Vice president of clinical operations at InnovaCare has over 20 years experience in healthcare. She is conversant with Medicaid and Medicare. Prior to joining InnovaCare, she was the executive vice president and COO for CornerLight Healthcare and corporate vice president for Care and Disease Management at Americhoice. Her major responsibility for the above positions was implementing the company’s health model.
The secret to Kokkindes’ success
This woman of action is a firm believer of teamwork. She works together with a team to implement and develop her ideas. Penelope Kokkinides believes in taking chances and working hard to make them successful. Getting organized is an attribute that has helped her grow in her career as it helps her prioritize.
One of the things that excite her is technology and how it is connecting people especially those in business. Since the nature of her job requires her to travel much, she appreciates emails and Skype as they ease communication. Kokkindes encourages entrepreneurs to keep abreast on the industry’s trends so that they are able to come up with new strategies where need be. She recommends reading “Start With Why” by Simon Sinek. Check out Ideamensch to see more.
InnovaCare Health is a company that provides managed quality healthcare services in a more efficient way. It works with physicians in a value-based model that manage patients. It builds sustainable operating models that are digitally integrated with advanced technologies at a reduced cost. It ensures the clients get the right care at the right time and at the right place without compromising on value.