UpToDate Communications Toolkit
This guide has been developed to give you an overview of materials that
are available for use in communicating with your members about UpToDate.
The toolkit is modular so that you can select the components that fit
best with your division’s communications vehicles and style. This
overview contains information on UpToDate features, including:
What Division physicians are saying about UpToDateThree Divisions of Family Practice members talk about the benefits of using UpToDate.
More than 30 division physicians have provided unpaid written and video
testimonials to share their stories about how UpToDate helps them make
better decisions and improves patient care. The above video can be added
as a link on your website and posted on social media channels. Note
that these physician testimonials were provided in response to a request
from UpToDate to their registered DoFP users. In keeping with
UpToDate’s policies as a provider of unbiased evidence-based
information, no financial compensation was offered.
A member resource
and more physicians are using online tools to help them make clinical
decisions at the point of care. Many local division websites include
“resource” tabs where UpToDate could be included as a member resource
with a live link to the Divisions UpToDate information page
An easy-to-read infographic
is also available to provide an overview of UpToDate’s features and content.
online point-of-care tools are constantly evolving, not all physicians
are familiar with product names. The following text can be used to
UpToDate is an award-winning online clinical
decision support resource, available to Divisions of Family Practice
members for use in individual practices at no cost to the individual
physician. Visit your local Division website to become a division member
and access more than 10,000 peer-reviewed topics in 21 specialties from
international and Canadian authors, as well as drug information,
medical calculators, and patient information sheets. All UpToDate topic
searches are CME eligible for registered users.