Having been in the healthcare industry for over 20 years, Penelope Kokkinides has been serving at InnovaCare Healthcare as their Chief Administrative Officer after having a rejoin into the Healthcare in 2015. Her unassailable expertise in matters to do with clinical programs, management of healthcare processes and various operations that aim at increasing organizational efficiency and general infrastructure. Her great interactions with Medicare and Medicaid and the general managed care industry have given her an easy time at InnovaCare Healthcare.
InnovaCare Healthcare intertwines innovation and advanced quality care in creating value-tailored models that can deal with even the most complicated patients. What makes them outstanding is their unparalleled expertise, best practices in their operations and a great track record of proven results. The leadership team has a combined experience of over 120 years in managed care and consequently delivering it. It is made up of experts and professionals that have been recognized globally that’s why they offer quality services that surpass the expectations of their clients.
The InnovaCare Healthcare was started in 1998 by the CEO and President Richard Shinto M.D. who was working with North American Medical Management (NAMM). Penelope Kokkinides has been a very crucial part of the administration this healthcare. She has served InnovaCare Inc. as the Chief Operating Officer and also as the Clinical Operation’s Vice President.
Before joining InnovaCare Inc. Penelope Kokkinides served at Centerlight HealthCare as the COO and Executive Vice President; she was tasked with all matters to do with management. She has also served at TouchStone Health as the COO and also at UnitedHealth Group where she served at the Care Management and Disease Management unit as the Corporate Vice President. She was very effective in matters to do with health model development.
She is well educated where she attended Binghamton University for Biological and Classical Languages, also at New York University for a Master in Social Work and Columbia University for Master in Public Health and a post-master’s program. She believes in getting informed first on the market trends before embarking in any venture. That calls for spending some tangible time with books, articles, publications, doing some research and reading other resourceful materials.
Due to her commitment to transforming the health industry at Puerto Rico, Penelope Kokkinides was part of the 8 women who had been invited by Donald Trump to the White House. This is where she showed her concern about the healthcare services in Puerto Rico. She called for more healthcare’s’ funding to prevent most of the residents of Puerto Rico from moving to States to look for Medicare which may be very expensive. The CMS later heard the cry of Penelope and adjusted the healthcare system in Puerto Rico.