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New Japan Study Finds Clinicians Make Significantly Fewer Mistakes when Using UpToDate from Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that a Japanese study published in the International Journal of Medical Informatics found a significant association between use of UpToDate clinical decision support (CDS) and reduced diagnostic errors. Physicians who used UpToDate had a significantly lower rate of diagnostic errors compared with a control group without UpToDate (2 percent versus 24 percent). The authors concluded that “UpToDate use was significantly associated with diagnostic error reduction.