Penelope Kokkinides is the present Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for InnovaCare. With an experience of more than twenty years in the healthcare arena, Penelope has a wide variety of skills in developing and optimizing healthcare services. She is also a specialist in government-run provisions such as Medicaid and Medicare. She is proficient in building organization infrastructures, enhancing healthcare effectiveness and managing health care operations and processes. According to Kokkinides, the success of Innovacare lies in staying up-to-date with developments in a sector full of extensive changes.
Before joining InnovaCare, Penelope worked at Centerlight Healthcare Inc. There she worked as the chief operating officer and the vice president of the firm. Her roles at Centerlight included general management as well as developing and steering strategy for managed care divisions. Penelope has also served at Touchstone Health as the Chief Operating Officer. Moreover, she has also worked for AmeriChoice, a part of the large United HealthGroup. There Penelope served as the Vice President of disease management and healthcare management.
She was also an essential member of the management crew that implemented the healthcare service model of the company. As a returning member in the management crew, Kokkinides worked for InnovaCare as the COO from 2009 to 2014. Being a passionate supporter of technology inventions in health care, Penelope talks on many forums on how you can become a successful businessperson.
According to Penelope, the trick is to remain informed at all times. This professional spends a lot of time reading research books, articles, publications and resources to stay abreast of every change happening in the healthcare sector. InnovaCare is very keen when it comes to innovations in healthcare. One of the core tenants of InnovaCare is to work with setups that drive innovations and changes in medical studies. Presently, it’s the most prominent healthcare company in Puerto Rico that provides services and plans for the United States as well.
As leading healthcare, payer and services provider, InnovaCare serves more than 467,000 members. Penelope opinion to offer high-quality healthcare and technology advancement in healthcare has spearheaded many achievements in the medical arena. According to Penelope Kokknides, healthcare providers should stay ahead of technology inventions if they don’t want to be left behind. She believes that technology has changed the manner in which she works.
Penelope Kokkinides education background includes a biological sciences degree from SUNY Binghamton and two completed Master’s degree programs. The first one is an MBA in Social Work, and the other one is MBA in Public Health from New York University and Columbia University respectively.