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New UpToDate Anywhere

UpToDate Anywhere Mobile Access                                                                  

  • Easy access from any computer/mobile device anywhere with internet access                
  • Free continuing education credits (CME/CE/CPD) when you research a clinical question  
  • Bi-weekly clinical update with selected What’s New and Practice Changing UpDates    

 Link to the UpToDate Anywhere blog  

 UpTodate Help Demo                                                             

Get Registered— it’s easy:      

Log in to UpToDate in one of the following ways                 

1.  Navigate to from any computer or device connected to SUNY Upstate’s network and click the Log in/Register link in the upper right hand corner. 

2.  Access the Health Science Library website, find Quick Links select UpToDate

3.  Off-campus Access is available through the Health Science Library.  When you access UpToDate under quick links you will be required to enter your Upstate credentials.

Your account is linked to your  Upstate affiliation. To keep your account active, simply login through the institution’s network at least once every 90 days.

Health Sciences Library Point of Care Apps

Nursing Reference Center Nursing Reference Center

Evidence-based resources for quick reference at the point-of-care 

Institutional subscription is required.  Link to install app instructions
  • Quick Lessons providing disease and condition overviews
  • Evidence-Based Care Sheets
  • Patient education handouts  
  • Point-of-care drug information
  • AHFS Drug Information Essentials




Institutional subscription is required.  Link to install app instructions







uCentral unbound Medicine

Institutional subscription is required.    Link to Install app instructions


New DynaMed Plus

DynaMed Plus Enhanced version of DynaMed!   

    DynaMed Plus™   Features   video

  • Updated daily
  • ACP reviewed and approved topics for point of care
  • Thousands of graphics and Images                                                                             

Download DynaMed Plus Mobile App

How To install and authenticate the DynaMed Plus mobile app

VisualDx App


Upstate Medical University Faculty, Staff, Students, and affiliated users access the VisualDx subscription database via the Health Sciences Library 

  • Link to the database
  • Pull down the Get VisualDx Mobile menu
  • Register to create your own username and password for the mobile app
  • Download the free app

Point of Care Apps created at Upstate!

OB Wheels                                                                                                                                

  • A wheel you can pinch, rotate and zoom, similar to the paper wheels!
  • Calendar calculator to determine EDD (EDC) from LMP or sonogram report, provides gestational age (EGA)
  • Best practice guidelines on reconciling due dates from LMP and sonograms from recent ACOG committee opinions

 Created by Joshua D. Steinberg, MD and HeeRak Kang MS2

Recommended by iMedicalApps as one of the 10 Best Medical Apps released in February & March 2015.                                                            


  • Who needs bloodwork before surgery?
  • Who needs an EKG or a CXR?
  • How do I handle patients on Warfarin, Aspirin, and Clopidogrel?
  • Which patients are recommended to get perioperative B-blockers or statins?
  • Which active cardiac conditions preclude surgery?
  • How long after MI should a patient wait before surgery?
  • Who needs bridging Heparin therapy, and which Heparin might I use?

Based upon the guidelines from the American College of Cardiology of 2014, the European Society of Anaesthesiology of 2011, the American Society of Anesthesiologists 2012, the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement of 2014, the American College of Chest Physicians of 2008 & 2012, (additional references in the app).

Many Evidence-based Point-of-Care Apps for education and clinical practice were developed by Joshua Steinberg, MD and the SUNY Binghamton Department of Computer Science  (Link to a list of apps)

Link to the UpstateOnline article featuring Dr. Joshua Steinberg

Free software Apps listed above and additional Apps developed by Dr. Steinberg are available on itunes  (Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.)

Apps on Google Play