Hype Cycle for Telemedicine, 2011



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Gartner's Hype Cycle for Telemedicine helps healthcare delivery organizations, government healthcare agencies and healthcare payers understand the true potential of telemedicine and prioritize their involvement in telemedicine applications.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
      • Technology Trigger
      • Peak of Inflated Expectations
      • Trough of Disillusionment
      • Slope of Enlightenment
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Healthcare-Assistive Robots
      • Tele-audiology
      • Smart Pills
      • Telesurgery
      • Digital Plasters for Wireless Body Monitoring
      • Digital Telepathology
      • Virtual Medical Assistants
      • Teletrauma
      • Real-Time Virtual Visits
      • Clinical Kiosks
    • At the Peak
      • Medication Compliance Management
      • Continua 2010
      • M-Health
      • Mobile Health Monitoring
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Telepharmacy
      • Video Visits
      • Teleretinal Imaging
      • Home Health Monitoring
      • Telestroke
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Remote ICU
      • Teledermatology
      • Remote ECG Monitoring
      • E-Visits
    • Off the Hype Cycle
      • Rounding Robots
      • Teleradiology Outsourcing
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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