The Career Life of Penelope Kokkinides and Her New Role at innovaCare
Penelope Kokkinides joined InnovaCare in June 2015. She is currently serving as the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) at the healthcare organization. Before her appointment as the CAO, Penelope served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and vice president of clinical operations in the same organization. Kokkinides was working as the chief operating officer and executive vice president at Centerlight HealthCare before joining InnovaCare Health.
Penelope Kokkinides was tasked with the strategic direction and overall management of the managed care division at her former organization and chief operating officer of Touchstone Health and Corporate. Penelope has also worked at a business unit of the UnitedHealth Group in the position of the vice president for disease and care management at AmeriChoice. It was at that position that Penelope became instrumental in the development and implementation of the health model at the company. She notes that she hasn’t had her worst job; though Penelope has in the past been given roles that she didn’t enjoy doing. However, she is quick to note that she was able to learn and grow from the roles she didn’t like, which have impacted positively on her profession. Penelope worked as a receptionist in a doctor’s office during her high school days. She later worked at Saks Fifth Avenue as a store floater, and she loved the job there.
Penelope Kokkinides talks about her habit of taking the time to get informed on trends in the healthcare industry. She recommends other entrepreneurs to read publications, articles, books, research, and other resources so that they can remain informed about things happening in their industries. Entrepreneurs can use the trends to come up with new strategies. Penelope further explains that her approach of remaining organized and structured has helped her to grow her business. Kokkinides takes time to prioritize things that should be done and the ones she wants to do. She thinks about the next steps towards achieving her objectives.
About InnovaCare Health
InnovaCare Health is an organization that seeks to offer quality health services that meet and surpass the changing healthcare needs. The health organization offers advanced and an array of payment models that are in line with the transforming payment models in the industry. InnovaCare Health focuses on value-based care to ensure that everyone wins. It offers integrated solutions that aid in enhancing resources of support physicians, patient care, and building a sustainable business model. InnovaCare Health uses innovative tools, such as using technology and data to enhance the quality of life for patients and peace of mind for physicians.