InnovaCare Health is well respected and well known for having some of the best healthcare related services for their customers and their stakeholders. It is a key part of their actual mission and corporate values.
InnovaCare Health is a company that believes in change and technology. And in 2016, Dr. Rick Shinto, who is the CEO and President of Innovacare Health, made a big decision to work directly with the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network — aka — LAN. The United States Department of Health and Human Services founded LAN in 2015.
This initiative by HHS was one that Dr. Shinto and other executives like Penelope Kokinnides at InnovaCare Health support. Penelope Kokkinides position at InnovaCare is as the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Kokkinides decided to join InnovaCare Health in 2015 for the second time in her work career. Kokkinides has had significant roles in the healthcare milieu in the past.
At one point in her career, Kokinnides was the Corporate Vice President (CVP) at AmeriChoice. Kokinnides work at this company focused on the Disease Management and Care Management unit as part of the UnitedHealth Group. As part of the executive team at UnitedHealth Group, Kokkinides played an essential role in creating and implementing specific models relating to the niche of healthcare that she supported.
Currently, Penelope Kokkinides works directly with other members of InnovaCare’s executive team. And this includes important healthcare-based endeavors with Dr. Shinto on initiatives like the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network. Kokkinides is quite a leader and was an important person regarding her thoughts on healthcare policy.
Penelope Kokkinides was invited to meet President Donald Trump at the White House in April 2017 to discuss her thoughts on healthcare related topics and the role of women in healthcare. Kokkinides was joined by seven other women as part of the Women in Healthcare panel that day. One of the topics that she talked about in the Roosevelt Room, which is located in the White House’s West Wing was the vital role of women in the healthcare sector.
Kokkinides also discussed the cuts that had been made in the past regarding Puerto Rico’s federal funding as to directly related to Medicare Advantage. Kokkinides was noted as saying while at the White House during this meeting was that it was crucial for there to be a boost in funding for Medicare Advantage for Puerto Rico.