Hype Cycle for Healthcare Provider Technologies and Standards, 2009


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IT and related standards have taken a prominent role in supporting a care delivery organization's efforts to improve care quality, reduce costs and increase revenue. This Hype Cycle helps CDOs assess the value and maturity of these technologies.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Digital Microscopy
      • Consent Management
      • Healthcare-Assistive Robots
      • Bluetooth Low-Energy Wireless Technology
      • Semantic Web/Healthcare
      • IT GRCM Tools
    • At the Peak
      • Bluetooth 3.0
      • Bluetooth Medical Device Profile
      • Unified Communications
      • GS1 Healthcare (GDSN)
      • Standards-Based Medical Device Management
      • ICD-10 CM (U.S.)
      • OpenEHR/CEN-EN 13606
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Service Management Tools
      • Desktop Virtualization (HVD)
      • Enterprise Image Archive
      • Information Life Cycle Management
      • HIE/EHR
      • Handwriting Recognition
      • Healthcare Location- and Condition-Sensing Technologies
      • Semantic Interoperability/Healthcare
      • HL7 v.3 Messages
      • Bedside Multimedia Devices
      • CCR/CCD
      • Server Virtualization
      • Workflow/BPM in CPRs
      • Enterprise Content Management
      • IHE
      • SNOMED-CT
      • Strong Authentication for Enterprise Access
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Speech Recognition (Once and Done)
      • Service-Oriented Architecture
      • Strong Authentication for Remote Access
      • UMDB
      • User Provisioning
      • Distributed Antenna Systems
      • HL7 CDA R2
      • Natural Language Processing (Text to Facts)
      • Natural Language Processing (Document Classification)
      • Tablet PCs for Healthcare
      • Voice Over Internet Protocol
      • Teleradiology Outsourcing
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Enterprise PKI
      • Basic Web Services Profile
      • CCOW
      • Single Sign-On
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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