As of February 1st, 2020, UpToDate is available to users thanks to an annual subscription provided by MU-Varna. UpToDate is accessible from all computers on the university network (St. Marina University Hospital included). Remote access is an option as well after registration in UpToDate from any university computer.
More than 1.7 million clinicians in 190+ countries rely on UpToDate® to make the best care decisions and stay abreast of contemporary standards in the workflow and on-the-go. UpToDate is the only resource associated with improved patient outcomes and hospital performance, and studies show that clinicians who use UpToDate change their decisions 30 percent of the time. Every day, clinicians view evidence-based recommendations covering 25 specialties over 1.5 million times.
UpToDate topics are viewed more than 50 million times per month. Survey made in 2018 states that clinicians find the answers to their question over 94% of the time. A study by researchers at Harvard published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, showed that hospitals using UpToDate experienced shortened hospital stays, fewer deaths and better quality performance than non-UpToDate hospitals.