InnovaCare Health Inc. is one of the best providers of Medicare advantage plans and physician practice services in America. InnovaCare Health is headquartered in Fort Lee New Jersey and is committed to providing seniors with comprehensive health care benefits that meet their medical, emotional and mental needs. The company is a private for-profit organization that was founded by Daniel E. Straus. InnovaCare boasts of having a highly experienced management team with over 120 years worth of experience combined in the medical care sector.
The InnovaCare foundation was laid by Richard Shinto, MD in the year 1998. Shinto, a practicing physician, Joined North American Medical Management and it is while serving there that he saw a gap in operational expertise among physician groups and payers and that’s where the InnovaCare vision was born.
Richard Shinto serves at the helm of InnovaCare Health as the Chief Executive Officer, and president. Shinto has more than two decades worth of experience in clinical and operational health care. Saito has two degrees; one is a medical degree that he received from the State University of New York, and the other one is a B.S degree from the University of California. Besides, Rick Shinto has an M.B.A from the University of Redlands. Before joining InnovaCare Shinto worked as the CEO of MMM Healthcare, Inc. and PMC Medicare Choice, Inc. Rick Shinto has also worked for various companies serving in different senior capacities. The firms include Aveta Inc, North American Medical Management of Illinois, Inc., and NAMM California among others. Check out danielestraus.org
Another person of interests at the leadership of InnovaCare is Penelope Kokkinides who serves as the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Penelope was appointed to the position of CAO in June 2015. Penelope joins InnovaCare for the second time having previously worked as the firm’s COO and Vice President of Clinical Operations. Just like Shinto, Penelope also has more than two decades worth of expertise in Medicare and Medicaid. Penelope area of specialization is in the development of clinical programs and the management of healthcare processes and operations.
Penelope is an alumnus of Binghamton University where she was conferred with a Bachelors of Biological Sciences and Classical Languages Degree. Besides, Penelope holds a Masters of Social Work degree from New York University. Penelope also has a Public Health Masters Degree from Columbia University School. Penelope in addition to all these credentials has an advanced Post Masters Degree in Alcohol and Substance Abuse. For more details visit hired.com
Penelope has previously served at Centerlight HealthCare as the firm’s Executive Vice President and COO. Penelope has also served as the COO of Touchstone Healthcare and Corporate Vice President at AmeriChoice.