Subscribing to UpToDate

What types of subscriptions are available?

As a clinician, what do I get with my individual subscription to UpToDate?

What are the conditions of an individual subscription license?

How soon will I have access to UpToDate after I subscribe?

Do you have a money-back guarantee?

How do I renew my individual subscription online?

Am I eligible to use UpToDate on a mobile device?

Will it cost extra to use UpToDate on my mobile device?


 

What types of subscriptions are available?

Individual Clinician Subscription — Provides one individual user with unlimited access online or via the UpToDate® for iPhone® or UpToDate® for Android™ mobile apps. CME credit, including AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, is available, as are CE contact hours and CPD time tracking. Group discounts are also available for group practices that order 11 or more individual subscriptions together with one form of payment. For more information about group practice subscriptions please contact grouporders@uptodate.com.

Individual Trainee Subscription — Provides individual resident, fellow, and medical/PA/NP student users (proof of status required) with unlimited access online. Discounts are also available for groups of 50 or more trainees that order together with one form of payment. For more information about group subscriptions please contact customerservice@uptodate.com.

Site Subscription — UpToDate offers various types of subscriptions for hospitals and group practices. CME/CE/CPD credit may be available through integration with an EMR or other secure clinical information system. For more information, please email us at enterprise@uptodate.com.

Individual Patient Subscription — Provides patients and patient-advocates with short-term, online-only access to professional-level UpToDate content.

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As a clinician, what do I get with my individual subscription to UpToDate®

You will have access to UpToDate® online throughout your subscription period.

iPhone®, iPod touch® or iPad® users also have access via UpToDate for iPhone/iPad. Android™ smartphone or tablet users also have access via the UpToDate for Android app. See the mobile app installation instructions for details.

Your UpToDate subscription includes comprehensive information in your own specialty plus in-depth coverage of all of our other specialties at no extra charge. We also offer patient information, including The Basics, a series of short, easy-to-read topics on a range of common health conditions.

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What are the conditions of an individual subscription license?

An individual subscription to UpToDate® is for your personal use only. No part of the Licensed Materials may be copied for resale or posted on public bulletin boards, websites, Internet domains, or online chat rooms. You may not sublicense, assign, share, sell, rent, lease, or otherwise transfer your individual right to use the Licensed Materials.

You may print or e-mail individual topics from the most current version of the database. These must amount to an insubstantial portion of the Licensed Materials and only for (1) your personal educational use or (2) teaching healthcare professionals if you include a source reference to UpToDate and its copyright notice. (Click here for the complete Subscription and License Agreement).

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How soon will I have access to UpToDate® after I subscribe?

If you order online, you will receive a user name and password that will allow you access UpToDate® online within minutes (except for trainees — see information below). We process all other orders within two business days. You will be able to access UpToDate online immediately after your order is processed.

Trainees: You need to provide proof of status, such as a letter on institutional letterhead from your program director stating that you are a trainee in good standing, or a photocopy of your badge (with expiration date). Please be aware that your order will not be processed until we receive this proof of status.

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Do you have a money-back guarantee?

Absolutely. If you're not completely satisfied with your UpToDate® subscription, you can simply cancel within 60 days for a full refund. Please note that this policy applies only to subscriptions of one year or longer.

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How do I renew my individual subscription online?

You can renew your individual subscription online through either of the following methods:

  • When logged in to UpToDate® online, you can renew through My Account. Click here for further information.
  • When online but not logged in to UpToDate:
    1. Go to www.uptodate.com/renew.
    2. Enter your user name and password.
    3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your renewal.

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Am I eligible to use UpToDate® on a mobile device?

All individual subscribers are eligible to use UpToDate® on a mobile device. For more information, go to /home/uptodate-mobile-access.

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Will it cost extra to use UpToDate® on my mobile device?

Using UpToDate® via a web browser on your mobile device does not incur any additional charge from UpToDate. Additionally, if you have an individual subscription, UpToDate for iPhone® or UpToDate for Android™ or UpToDate for Windows 8 Tablets may be downloaded and used for free.

If you wish to view content on your mobile device while offline (i.e. in an area where no internet connectivity is available), you can purchase UpToDate® MobileComplete™ which will allow you to download UpToDate content to your iPhone, iPad or Android device. See the UpToDate storefront for terms and costs: www.uptodate.com/store

iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.

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