Web Golinkin, president and chief executive officer of Houston-based RediClinic, has been elected president of the Convenient Care Association, an organization founded in September 2006 to represent small healthcare facilities located inside pharmacies or other retail outlets. The elections were held at the organizations annual meeting held earlier this month in Washington.
Golinkin, 56, is a founder of the organization and served as its first treasurer. He replaces Hal Rosenbluth, 55, chairman of Take Care Health Systems, a Conshohocken, Pa.-based wholly owned subsidiary of Walgreen Co., which operates 57 clinics.
Kimberly Ann Hodgkinson was elected treasurer and had previously served as the organizations secretary. Hodgkinson, 44, is director of finance for Aurora Healthcare Ventures, which is a division of Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care.
According to the CCA, the first retail clinic opened in 2000 and there now 600 such facilities operating in 36 states where they provide routine nonemergency care. -- by Andis Robeznieks