Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Healthcare Business Titles Added to AccessMedicine


McGraw Hill has announced the addition of 14 new Healthcare Business Titles to the AccessMedicine platform.  These titles will appeal to practicing clinicians, healthcare administrators, residents, fellows, and medical students.
"The focus of these books ranges from softer skills, such as communication and conflict resolution, to leadership and management training, to quality improvement and patient safety projects with Lean Six Sigma, to healthcare technology and privacy issues." 
Please remember that AccessMedicine also includes a series of ten  Healthcare Systems Titles on the site, covering topics such as quality, safety, policy, and ethics.


UMHS Students:
You where all sent your personal logins to AccessMedicine at the beginning of your first semester at UMHS. If you have any problem signing into this resource, please contact the Library.

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Monday, October 27, 2014

AccessMedicine at UMHS

UPDATE Monday October 27, 2014: UMHS is pleased to announce that it is now in the process of purchasing a subscription to AccessMedicine! This is great news for our Faculty and Students, both in Basic Sciences and Clinical Sciences! Watch for more announcements as UMHS rolls out its Custom Curriculum using this platform.

 The Anne Ross Library is pleased to announce that for the next 2 months UMHS will be trialing the premier product from McGraw Hill Medical supporting medical education, Access Medicine, along with the new companion product Clinical Access.

What is AccessMedicine? AccessMedicine is a comprehensive online medical resource that provides medical students and residents with a complete spectrum of knowledge needed to excel in basic science studies and clinical clerkships. Instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading medical textbooks facilitates decision-making at the point-of-care; enables faculty to create, track, and report their students’ progress through a curriculum tool; and allows physicians to brush up on their medical knowledge.

Medical Reference Texts: More than 85 medical reference texts such as Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine and CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment are available in their latest editions. Find the full list of texts on AccessMedicine at: accessmedicine.mhmedical.com/textbooks

Extensive multimedia library: A unique collection of more than 250 examination and procedural videos, patient safety modules, audio files, and animations that feature complicated concepts presented in terms students can understand. For a complete listing of videos and animations go to: accessmedicine.mhmedical.com/multimedia

Differential Diagnosis Tool: Connect to more than 1,000 diagnoses through Diagnosaurus®, a tool that saves you time by allowing you to browse by symptom, disease, or organ system at the point of care.

Other Quick Reference Tools:
  • Practice Guidelines are annually updated guidelines from Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care that assist in disease screening, prevention, and management by providing succinct digest versions of longer original guidelines.
  • Diagnostic Tests, from Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, is a quick reference guide to the selection and interpretation of commonly used diagnostic tests, including laboratory procedures in the clinical setting.
  • Quick Medical Dx & Rx is a collection of concise evidence-based outlines of conditions and disorders most often encountered in medical practice – perfect for high-yield review or for quick reference in the clinical setting.
Self-Assessment: Extensive Q&A to assist students and residents in exam preparation.

Patient Education: Comprehensive, reliable healthcare information for adults, pediatrics, medicines, and acute settings available in multiple languages and for over 7000 topics

Integrated Drug Database: Look up dosing, indications, and adverse reactions quickly from more than 1,000 generic and brand-name drugs, with customizable, printable patient handouts presented in English and Spanish.

Images: Tens of thousands of photos and illustrations to aid in visual diagnosis are available to save and download for educational purposes.

Clerkship Corner: An invaluable resource that presents clerks with the complete scope of information they need to be familiar with to successfully become residents. Clerkship Corner provides a suggested reading list for students to master required topics. Content is organized by core topics in internal medicine.

Cases: A selection of cases from across the popular Case Files series and Pathophysiology of Disease helps medical students better understand and evaluate real world experiences by offering questions to frame the case and the approach to the patient.

Custom Curriculum: This powerful online tool helps ease the workflow for program directors by customizing and managing resident training from one convenient site.To access this portion of the site you will need to create a personal login to a MyAccess account. Watch a short video explaining how to do this.

Watch your email for information on how to login and begin to enjoy this excellent resource!
[This information has been gleaned from the Access Medicine website]



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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UMHS Trials McGraw Hill Medical's ClinicalAccess


UMHS is currently holding a trial for our faculty and students of McGraw Hill Medical's new ClinicalAccess database, until October 30, 2014. Contact the Library for login details and take 10 to check our this excellent product before it is too late! Leave your comments here on the Library Blog and let us know what you think of this new clinical resource.
"ClinicalAccess is a clinical decision support tool that provides healthcare professionals with specific answers to more than 120,000 physician-answered questions - enabling busy clinicians to deliver superior care with maximum speed and efficiency."





"Powered by leading online clinical resources - AccessMedicine, Access Emergency Medicine, AccessPediatrics, and AccessSurgery - ClinicalAccess delivers trusted information, essential to effective patient care, based on hand-selected answers drawn from landmark references such as Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine, CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, and other essential texts."

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