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Meet CAO of InnovaCare Health, Penelope Kokkinides: She’s An Important Leader In Healthcare Policy.

Penelope Kokkinides is a true leader who delivers impressive leadership in areas of executive leadership and policy. When she came back to InnovaCare Health in 2015, after working for them at a prior time, she became InnovaCare’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Dr. Rick Shinto, who is InnovaCare’s current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has worked with Penelope Kokkinides in an executive realm in the healthcare sector. Kokkinides was once the COO of InnovaCare, Inc., and also the Vice President of Clinical Operations. InnovaCare Health has its corporate headquarters in Fort Lee, N.J. CEO, Dr. Rick Shinto, has worked in both operational healthcare areas and clinical sectors of managed care for multiple decades. He is also a practicing physician.

Dr. Rick Shinto has been involved in many of the similar areas of healthcare that Penelope Kokkinides has worked in over the years. Both Penelope Kokkinides and Dr. Shinto believe in working hard to address key initiatives and healthcare policies. These programs help provide medical care and serve for InnovaCare’s subsidiary companies, customers, and stakeholders who depend on InnovaCare’s tutelage.

Penelope Kokkinides has been outspoken about her concern healthcare policy and its direct effect on the island residents of Puerto Rico those living in the United States. Ms. Kokkinides’ executive corporate track record is stellar. She was once the COO from 2006 to 2012 at Aventa, Inc. Penelope Kokkinides also held the role of Corporate Vice President at AmeriChoice, a health plan supplier, which is a subsidiary of UnitedHealthGroup.

And while at UnitedHealthGroup, Kokkinides was responsible for the Care Management and Disease Management milieu. Penelope Kokkinides had an important role in the spearheading and implementation of policy regarding new healthcare models at UnitedHealth. Besides her executive roles at Aventa and InnovaCare, she was also the COO at Touchstone Health HMO, Inc.

Kokkinides is also well-versed in government programs like Medicaid and Medicare. Ms. Kokkinides has had over 20 years of specialized experience dealing with federal programs as well as managed care sectors. Because of her dedicated focus on ameliorating the organizational infrastructure of healthcare companies and improving overall efficiencies.

Kokkinides is a leader in healthcare and policy. She was invited to meet President Donald Trump. Kokkinides was part of the Women in Healthcare panel in April 2017, which included a discussion of women’s roles in healthcare. Kokkinides addressed Trump and others about increasing federal funding in Puerto Rico for InnovaCare’s Medicare Advantage programs.