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Top Four Patient Engagement Trends to Watch

Managed Healthcare Executive
Both patients and providers are eager for more effective engagement, according to CDW’s 2017 Patient Engagement Perspectives study. “We found that communication is important for engagement, and both providers and patients see technology as a channel to expand interaction and access to information needed to empower patients,” said Nancy Ragont, senior manager for customer insights, CDW Healthcare.

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School Buildings on Autopilot

District Administration
The Internet of Things provides K-12 schools with opportunities to automate operations, improve learning and save money, says Pete Koczera, senior manager for K-12 education, CDW-G.

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HIMSS17: Patient Engagement Is All the Rage, Survey Finds

Healthcare Dive
Patients are becoming more engaged with their healthcare through patient portals, according to CDW Healthcare’s 2017 Patient Engagement Perspectives Study. “Patients want to use their smartphone to be able to talk to their clinician just like they would to their friends and family,” said Nancy Ragont, senior manager of customer insights, CDW Healthcare.

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CDW, Lenovo, Intel Bring Golf and Tech to Arizona Kids

Golf Channel
Matt Troka, CDW senior vice president of product and partner management, and CDW-sponsored PGA TOUR professional Gary Woodland talk about how CDW partnered with the Chris Paul Family Foundation, Lenovo and Intel to bring golf and technology to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix through its new Tech Fore! program.

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The Patient-centric Movement: What’s Driving It, What’s Ahead?

Health Management Technology
New public policies and reimbursement models, technology innovation and evidence that engaged patients experience better, more-cost effective outcomes are driving patient engagement expansion, explains Jon Karl, director, CDW Healthcare.

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New Trend Emerges for Women in College and University STEM

eCampus News
CDW-G partnered with Indiana University and the University of Wisconsin to launch UniversITy Women, a pilot program that connects female executives in technology companies with college women to provide students with valuable exposure and resources.

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Eckrote, Campbell, Chong Take on New Roles at CDW

Daily Herald
CDW announced the launch of a standalone Small Business segment, new positions for Doug Eckrote and Neal Campbell and named Mark Chong as a senior vice president.

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Making the Case for the Cloud

District Administration
Cloud computing enables schools and districts to be forward-thinking – delivering digital curriculum, improving communication with community and parents, enabling teachers to connect with students in new ways, freeing IT teams to work on innovative technology applications in the classroom and improving classroom innovation, writes Mike Patterson, K-12 education strategist, CDW-G.

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Patient Portals: Logging in to Improve Patient Engagement

Health System Management
Even with rapidly growing adoption, the patient portal’s role in expanding patient engagement remains very much a work in progress – and very rich with potential. While 60 percent of providers in CDW’s Patient Engagement Perspectives study say that giving patients greater online access to their personal healthcare information would improve quality of care, they vary widely in their ability to leverage portals to advance this goal, writes Nancy Ragont, CDW senior manager, customer insights, in this article beginning on page 24.

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4 Tips for Mobile Healthcare App Success

TechRepublic
Demonstrating return on investment is critical for developers building mobile healthcare applications, advised Ginna Baik, senior care business strategist for CDW Healthcare, at the Louisville Innovation Summit.

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CDW Eases Burden With New Cloud Planning Services

Cloud IT
“CDW Cloud Planning Services provides customers with solutions that are quickly ramped, with defined outcomes to drive planning and implementation,” says Mitch Raskovich, CDW’s senior manager of cloud client services.

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CDW Launches Cloud Planning Services

Campus Technology
CDW’s Cloud Planning Services helps organizations develop a cloud strategy; assess, design, deploy and manage cloud solutions; and achieve operational and financial goals.

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How the PGA Tour Is Using Technology to Track Shots, Create New Stats, and Enhance the Broadcast

GeekWire
The PGA TOUR’s ShotLink system, powered by CDW, produces and tracks statistics used to rank players and can broadcast the data on course scoreboards, live TVs and online platforms.

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Video: Golf Is Just One of Gary Woodland’s Many Talents

Golf.com
CDW-sponsored PGA TOUR professional Gary Woodland discussed his performance, team sports and his involvement at the CDW Tech Fore! Kids event with the Chris Paul Family Foundation.

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CDW Rolls Out New Ads Featuring a Barista, a Class Clown and a Fanny-pack Wearer

Advertising Age
CDW expanded its “IT Orchestration by CDW” brand campaign with new ads featuring a barista, a class clown and a fanny-pack wearer.