InnovaCare Health has set itself out to be a unique healthcare organization that is dedicated to offering the best medical services to its members. To further improve its reputation and to ensure that it achieves success in the coming years the organization added to its leadership ranks three new members who come on board with rich background and experience in the medical sector. Jonathan Meyers, Penelope Kokkinides, and Rick Shinto are three new additions at InnovaCare. The announcement was made in 2016, and three are tasked with steering the organization to even greater heights.
Rick Shinto joined in the capacity of Chief Executive officer and President of the organization. He has a rich medical background that has seen him serve in various positions at different reputable organizations. Before joining InnovaCare, Rick Shinto served as the CEO of Aveta Inc. and MMM Healthcare Inc. He has also worked as pulmonologist and internist during his early career days. Rick Shinto holds a Bachelor of Science degree, MBA and a medical degree from different universities across the United States. Due to his dedicated service in the healthcare sector, Rick was honored with the 2018 award for the top 25 minority executives in the healthcare by the Modern Healthcare.
Penelope Kokkinides also joined the InnovaCare family and currently serves as the organization’s chief administrative officer. She brings a wealth of experience as she has a rich background in the medical sector. Before joining InnovaCare, Penelope worked for Touchstone Health, AmeriChoice and Center Light Healthcare where she served in various capacities. The University of Binghamton, Columbia University school of public health and New York University where she graduated with a biological science and classical languages, public health and social work degrees respectively.
InnovaCare Health is dedicated to offering cutting-edge medical services that are well-coordinated and cost-effective to the people of Puerto Rico. The organization announced its new partnership plan to develop a new and alternative payment for its members to have a quality-based system. It is for this reason that, InnovaCare and Health and Human Services joined hands to create a payment system that is set to streamline the payment aspect of the medical industry. The new payment model will allow patients to pay for the healthcare services they receive according to the quality of service. This model will enhance service delivery and reduce readmissions. The service is expected to be ready by the end of 2018.
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