InnovaCare, a healthcare organization, recently announced addition of three more executives into its leadership team. The Chief Executive Officer of the company, Rick Shinto expressed his confidence in new team stating that the additions would triple the Company’s success. The first addition is Jonathan Meyers, who is serving as the Chief Actuary Officer. The second addition is the Mike Sortino, who assumed the office of the Chief Accounting Officer. Lastly is Penelope Kokkinides who serves as the Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Shinto unveiled the news on July 28, 2016.
Penelope Kokkinides’s Career History
Penelope Kokkinides is a graduate of the Binghamton University where she pursued bachelor’s degree in Classical Languages and Biological Sciences. Before joining InnovaCare, she worked for various companies as an executive. For instance; in Centerlight HealthCare, she served as the Chief Operation Officer and later the Executive Vice President. She headed the Care Division and oversaw strategic and management direction of the Care Unit. She also worked at the AmeriChoice as the Corporate Vice President for the Disease and Care Management. As the Chief Operation Officer at the Touchstone Health, she fostered development and implementation of the healthcare model of the company.
Penelope Kokkinides experience in the previous companies has been instrumental in the success of the InnovaCare. Equipped with over two decades of expertise in the Medicare and Medicaid industry, Kokkinides has developed clinical programs and managed health operations to improve organizational infrastructure. According to hrmronline.com,
About Rick Shinto
Dr. Rick Shinto has equal healthcare experience as his workmate Kokkinides. He has served as the president of InnovaCare since 2012. He received a degree in medicine from the State University of New York. He holds an MBA from Redlands University. Before InnovaCare, Rick was a medical officer for NAMM California. He has served the same position in Medical Pathways Management Company. Mr. Shinto won the ‘A Tribute to Caring’ award due to his effort to help and empathize with his patients and right patient –doctor relations.
The Payment Learning and Action Network
To transform and promote quality medical services, InnovaCare Health recently took part in the Payment Learning and Action Network healthcare. It is a payment model that transitions the payment models in the United States from being quantity based to being quality purposed. The new payment model seeks to eliminate the current fee-for-service model of payment to a model that pays the health caregivers and hospitals to promote improved and quality health care.