Innovacare Health leaders Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides

Rick Shinto served as the CEO of PMC medicare choice and MMM Healthcare. Dr. Shinto also worked as the chief medical officer at Medical Pathways Management Company. He was also the chief medical officer at the Californian healthcare company NAMM. Doctor Shinto established over 20 years of operational and clinical healthcare experience prior to joining Aveta Inc. He began his career as an internist and pulmonologist at the University of California. Dr. Rick Shinto received his Bachelor’s from the University of California, Irvine. His medical degree is from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and an M.B.A from the University of Redlands. He is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer at InnovaCare Inc. Dr. Rick won the award of Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year in the service category. Dr. Shinto is an advocate in reforming the United States healthcare system. He believes a patient should pay for quality, not quantity of services provided. By the end of 2018 he is hoping to meet his goal of having fifty percent of payments to providers paid through alternative payment methods.

Aveta Inc is now currently known as InnovaCare. InnovaCare Health has over 7,500 employees that cater to the over 200,000 individuals who joined their membership program. InnovaCare provides affordable healthcare plans to those in their membership program. PMC medicare choice and MMM healthcare are the healthcare modes that InnovaCare Health offers. InnovaCare is a provider of managed healthcare services in North America. They establish cost-effective, managed care that is quality driven. InnovaCare believes that Patients come first, they believe in strong patient and provider relationships, quality medical care, innovative medical care and networks, growth as an organization, the most effective healthcare management and teams that make the most impact. InnovaCare’s corportate headquarters is located in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Read the company overview at

Penelope Kokkinides previously served as a Chief Operating Officer of both Aveta Inc and Touchstone Health HMO Inc. She has over 15 years of healthcare experience. Penelope specializes in government programs su ch as medicare and medicaid. She has a master’s degree from Columbia University, a bachelor’s degree in biological science and classical languages from Binghamton University and a Master’s degree in social work from New York University. Penelope is currently the Chief Administrative Officer at Innovacare Inc. Dr. Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides are responsible for the medicare and medicaid packages that are offered at InnovaCare.