A Valuable Investment in Patient Care
For more than 20 years UpToDate® has been an indispensable resource for hundreds of thousands of physicians and healthcare practitioners, acting as a trusted medical colleague that provides unbiased, evidence-based medical information at the point of care. Accessed more than 18 million times each month, UpToDate is an essential part of the everyday practice of medicine and is the only clinical decision support resource associated with improved outcomes. Additionally, studies have confirmed that use of UpToDate changes physician diagnostic and treatment decisions and plays an important role in medical education.
Key Benefits for Institutions
Return on Investment
Use of UpToDate is associated with improvements in all conditions of the Hospital Quality Alliance Metrics. Improved outcomes in quality, length of stay, patient safety and mortality can translate into millions of dollars of savings for healthcare institutions, making UpToDate one of the most cost-effective approaches for improving healthcare.
UpToDate quickly and easily integrates with the leading EHR systems. In a recent subscriber survey, physicians overwhelmingly reported that integrating UpToDate in their EHR is important to patient care, and encourages physician use and satisfaction with their EHR.
UpToDate helps practitioners at multi-site healthcare institutions provide consistent and standardized care, thus improving the quality of care provided.
The Bottom Line
Institutions benefit from their UpToDate subscription by reducing both adverse events and length of stay, as well as improved efficiency and patient outcomes. We are the only clinical decision support resource associated with improved outcomes.
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