InnovaCare Health was looking to add quality leaders to their team, and it found two outstanding people who both have 20 years in the healthcare industry. Rick Shinto serves on the board of directors for InnovaCare Health, and Penelope Kokkinides is part of the leadership team at InnovaCare Health. Let’s take a look at their work and education histories.
This is Kokkinides second time working for InnovaCare Health. The first time she worked for the company as the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to rejoining the InnovaCare Health team, she worked for Aveta Health as the Chief Operating Officer. She has also served as the Chief Operating Officer for Centerlight Homes and, at the same company, also worked as the Executive Vice President. At Touchstone Health, she was the Chief Operating Officer, and at AmeriChoice, she worked in care and disease management at the corporate vice president for that division.
Kokkinides also has an extensive background in government programs for healthcare, and she has experience in creating healthcare programs that improve the efficiency of the healthcare system. Her educational background helped prepare her for a career in this industry. She graduated from Binghamton University with an undergraduate degree in classical languages and biological sciences. At New York University, she finished a master’s degree in social work, and at Columbia University, she completed a master’s degree in public health. She also has a post master’s degree in alcohol and substance abuse.
Apart from being the recipient of several awards, one of which included Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Minority Leaders in Healthcare, Shinto has also worked in the healthcare industry for years. Besides working as a the current President and Chief Executive Officer for InnovaCare, he has also worked as the CEO of Aveta and the CEO for NAMM California. He also worked at Medical Pathways as the Chief Medical Officer, as well as the Chief Operating Officer. Beyond having a long history in the management side of the industry, Shinto also started as a practitioner in pulmonology and an internist. Shinto’s education background includes a degree as a medical doctor, and he also has a Master’s of Business Administration.
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