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Sep 28, 2010

CDW Healthcare Becomes MedAxiom’s First IT Infrastructure Partner

CDW Healthcare Becomes MedAxiom’s First IT Infrastructure PartnerVERNON HILLS, Ill. – September 28, 2010 – CDW Healthcare, part of the public sector subsidiary of CDW LLC, today announced a partnership with MedAxiom, a comprehensive subscription-based service provider, information and networking resource exclusively for cardiology practices. CDW Healthcare is the first Information Technology (IT) infrastructure provider to partner with MedAxiom.

Under the partnership agreement, CDW Healthcare will be able to reach MedAxiom’s more than 300 member cardiology practices throughout the country with a full range of IT products, solutions and services. In addition, MedAxiom members will gain education and insight from CDW technology specialists in critical technology areas such as virtualization, unified communications and electronic medical records (EMR).

“As highly-trained specialists, MedAxiom’s members set an exceptionally high bar for expertise and experience – the exact same qualities that they look for in their own partners,” said Chris Romeo, vice president, corporate relations for MedAxiom. “As IT’s role in medical practices becomes even more critical, our members need to harness the solutions and technology knowledge that CDW Healthcare provides in designing, sourcing and implementing IT.”

Additionally, the partnership will provide CDW Healthcare with access to MedAxiom’s deep knowledge base of cardiology practices along with regular benchmarking and survey data. Combined with the extensive, multi-tiered training that every account manager receives, CDW Healthcare will be able to deliver expertly tailored IT solutions to cardiology practices.

“MedAxiom is the perfect partner for extending CDW Healthcare’s understanding of both cardiology practices specifically and physician practices in general,” said Bob Rossi, vice president of CDW Healthcare. “Delivering IT solutions that empower physician practices and enhance efficiency takes a deep market understanding. By partnering with MedAxiom, CDW Healthcare will be able to build even closer relationships in this portion of the healthcare market.”

CDW Healthcare will showcase its EMR solution and other IT offerings at the MedAxiom 2010 Fall Conference, October 6-8 in Scottsdale, Ariz. MedAxiom members interested in additional information on CDW Healthcare should call800-584-4239.

About CDW Healthcare
CDW Healthcare is a leading provider of technology solutions focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. Working closely with more than 15,000 healthcare organizations nationwide, its customers range from small rural providers to large integrated delivery networks. The dedicated healthcare team leverages the expertise of CDW technology specialists and engineers to deliver best-in-class solutions from data center infrastructure through to point of patient care. The company’s technology specialists and engineers offer expertise in designing customized solutions, while its advanced technology engineers can assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions. Areas of focus include notebooks, desktops, printers, servers and storage, unified communications, security, wireless, power and cooling, networking, software licensing and mobility solutions.

CDW is ranked No. 41 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies.

About MedAxiom
MedAxiom is a comprehensive subscription-based service provider, information and networking resource exclusively for cardiology practices encompassing academic cardiology organizations, hospital-owned cardiology practices as well as physician-owned cardiology groups. Based in Neptune Beach, Florida, MedAxiom supports over 300 cardiology practices across the United States, representing more than 5,400 cardiologists. More information is available at www.medaxiom.com.