New CCA President Looks toward Year of Continued Rapid Growth For Retail
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Web Golinkin, president and CEO of RediClinic, LLC, has been elected president of the Convenient Care Association (CCA), the non-profit organization for the Convenient Care Industry (CCI). A founder of the association and its first treasurer, Mr. Golinkin succeeds Hal Rosenbluth, chairman of Take Care Health Systems, who served as the CCA's first president.
In addition, Kimberly Ann Hodgkinson, director of finance for Aurora Healthcare Ventures, was elected treasurer after serving the previous year as the association's secretary. The elections were held at the annual CCA meeting, October 15, in Washington, D.C.
"While we've accomplished a great deal in our first year, the year ahead is a critical one for the CCA," said Mr. Rosenbluth. "Our continued rapid growth as an industry calls for strong leadership. Web has what it takes to move us forward as an organization, and to ensure our place at the table as an integral part of healthcare reform."
"I am honored to be following in the footsteps of such a dynamic leader," said Mr. Golinkin, "Hal has played such a critical role in getting this organization off the ground, and in setting the tone for industry collaboration that has allowed us to speak clearly and consistently with one voice.
"The CCA's main focus during the next year will be to ensure that the industry's key constituencies understand how successful convenient care providers are at delivering easier access to high-quality, affordable healthcare to millions of Americans," Mr. Golinkin continued. "This should be welcome news at a time when consumers, third-party payers and legislators are searching for ways to increase the responsiveness and cost-effectiveness of our nation's healthcare system."
Founded in September 2006, CCA represents companies that own and operate small healthcare facilities located in high-traffic retail outlets with accessible pharmacy services. These clinics provide routine, non-emergency care to walk-in patients at affordable prices seven days a week. The CCA's mission is to strengthen and advance the Convenient Care model, which is designed to provide high-quality care that fits into consumers' busy lives and limited budgets. The Convenient Care industry has grown quickly since the first clinic opened in 2000, and today there are over 600 such clinics operated by more than a dozen companies in 36 states.
In addition to Mr. Golinkin, Mr. Rosenbluth and Ms. Hodgkinson, the CCA board of directors includes: Tine Hansen-Turton, executive director, CCA; Victor Antilley, Target Clinics; Steven Colley, M.D., SmartCare Family Medical Centers; Cynthia Stamper Graff, Lindora; Michael Howe, MinuteClinic; Brian Jones, MedBasics; Linda Khachadourian, Sutter Express Care; Dean Q. Lin, CareWorks Convenient Health Care; Lisa Loscalzo, The Little Clinic; Dave Mandelkern, QuickHealth; Toney Means, My Healthy Access; Donna J. Mikulecky, CHRISTUS Medical Group; Michael J. O'Neil, Medpoint Express; Donald Parker, AtlanticCare Health Services; Juliet A. Santos, M.S.N., A.P.R.N., B.C., Early Solutions Clinic; and Jack Tawil, CheckUps.
For more information about the CCA and to learn about its participating members, please visit http://www.convenientcareassociation.org.
|SOURCE RediClinic, LLC|
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