Usage of UpToDate at an academic medical center.

Maviglia, SM, Martin, MT, Wang, SJ, et al. Usage of UpToDate at an academic medical center. J Gen Inter Med 2002; 17(Suppl1):204.

An online survey of clinicians at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital described the following effects among UpToDate users:

  • 95% reported that UpToDate was integral for making decisions
  • 94% reported that they had changed diagnosis
  • 95% reported that UpToDate led to a change in patient management
  • 97% said UpToDate helps them provide the best care for their patients
  • 90% reported that UpToDate makes them a better doctor
  • 96% reported made them more comfortable with their decisions