InnovaCare’s Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides Have Years of Experience Helping People With Affordable Health Plans:
InnovaCare, Inc. is a top healthcare related organization. The company is a healthcare related organization that combines quality healthcare with innovation. The company’s aim is to offer value-based healthcare for complex patient groups. At the top of the company are its two inspirational leaders, CEO Rick Shinto and COO/CAO Penelope Kokkinides. President and CEO Rick Shinto has more than 20 years experience in clinical and operational healthcare. Rick’s career in the medical industry began as a pulmonologist and internist in southern California. Prior to his current role at InnovaCare, Rick was CEO of Aveta from 2008 to 2012. COO/CAO Penelope Kokkinides was COO at Aveta prior to coming to InnovaCare. Penelope has a 20 plus year career in the healthcare industry and specializes in the implementation of government health programs.
Penelope talked about her career recently in an interview with Ideamensch. Topics included what makes her a successful entrepreneur and how she organizes her life for success. She also gave some valuable tips for anyone wanting to get into business. On the question of what a typical day looks like for her Penelope replied, “no day in my life looks exactly the same. Every day is different, which I generally enjoy, as it keeps me on my toes.” Penelope feels that her habit of intently thinking about her coming day the night before and what work she needs to get done has been important for keeping her productive. Her top tip for aspiring entrepreneurs is to make sure and be informed about what is going on in your industry. Do your research, read the articles, books and other resources that are out there regarding your line of work. She also emphasizes that you have to know when to adopt a new strategy.
InnovaCare is raising the bar on giving its customers value by partnering with Health & Human Services to launch a new Medicare payment initiative. Patients will benefit from this initiative revolutionary payment model that puts an emphasis on quality of service. The benefit to patients will also be complemented by a benefit in efficiency in the care given.