Vendor research firm KLAS Enterprises, in collaboration with the Radiological Society of North America, has a new report that examines the trek to meaningful use for radiologists.

The report includes results of a survey of 216 radiologists, many of whom cited concerns about the lack of clarity in meaningful use guidelines or decreased efficiency associated with adopting meaningful use. Other survey findings include:

* Sixty percent of respondents plan to or are considering going for meaningful use,

* Twenty five percent are very active in decision making regarding meaningful use,

* Only six percent consider themselves to be educated about meaningful use, and

* A quarter of respondents don't believe their RIS and PACs vendors are prepared to help them become meaningful users.

The report, "Radiologists' Take on Meaningful Use," is available to providers for $980 and to others for $8,980, at


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