InnovaCare Health is a value based medical health and services provider based in California, whose major concern is to provide innovation and quality healthcare for all patient populations. Founded in 1998 by its President and CEO Richard Shinto, M.D, the healthcare provider laid its focus on the unmet needs for operational expertise among physician groups which led to its population-focused models involving efficient and smart care delivery.
Initially, Richard Shinto worked with NAMM group which later formed a partnership with The Straus Group founded by healthcare entrepreneur and philanthropist Daniel E. Straus. On the other hand, Penelope Kokkinedes had served as Chief operating officer at Aveta Incorporated. Richard Shinto also worked as the chief medical officer at Cal Optima Plan in Orange County, California before joining NAMM.
Rick Shinto has been recognized severally because of his concerting efforts as an entrepreneur as well as a professional medical practitioner. While receiving his M.B.A from the University of Redlands, Shinto had published several articles on health care and Clinical medicine in 2012. His publications and efforts in the industry saw him named the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year. The title is awarded in honor of outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation. Check out openminds.com
InnovaCare Health takes pride in its effective and smart service delivery model, this results in doing what needs to be done when it needs to be done as demonstrated by Penelope kokkinides during an interview with IdeaMensch. The then Innova Chief Administrative officer attributed her success in bringing her ideas to life to her team. She said, it was because of their mutual reliance and synergy that allowed them to be the best in what they did and bring all of their ideas to fruition. For more details visit Crunchbase.
On 15th May InnovaCare Health announced a new leadership organizational structure. The Health service provider named Peter Zafris company vice President of Sales and Marketing. Zafris had also worked in several top leadership positions at several prominent healthcare organizations. Frank Izquierdo was also named Vice President of Corporate Contracting and Network Development. He had worked extensively as a consultant for other Fortune 500 healthcare firms giving him an instrumental edge in launching and advancing value-based solutions.
In a bid to reform their payment methods, InnovaCare Health announced its full participation in in the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN) on August 2nd 2016. The move would allow the healthcare system in the U.S to steer towards a payment model based on quality rather than quantity. Being a progressive healthcare provider, InnovaCare Health fully backed the movement and integrated it into its payment system.