Hype Cycle for Healthcare Provider Technologies and Standards, 2012



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This Hype Cycle is a key input for healthcare provider leaders and IT strategists to assess the merit of important information technologies and standards to improve care quality, enhance patient safety and engagement, reduce costs, improve operational efficiency, and stay competitive and compliant.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Nanomedicine
      • C-CDA Release 1 (U.S.)
      • Clinical Information Modeling Initiative
      • 3D Bioprinting
      • Digital Pathology Scanners
      • Secure Text Messaging/Healthcare
      • Healthcare-Assistive Robots
      • Semantic Web Tools/Healthcare
      • Enterprise Fraud and Misuse Management
    • At the Peak
      • Consent Management
      • Master Data Management
      • IT GRCM Tools
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • IHE PCD 2010
      • NwHIN Direct
      • Legacy Decommissioning
      • Semantic Interoperability/Healthcare
      • Unified Communications
      • HIE
      • Infobutton, R1
      • GS1 Healthcare (GDSN)
      • ICD-10 CM (U.S.)
      • End-User Experience Monitoring
      • Bluetooth Medical Device Profile
      • Mobile Device Management
      • Vendor Neutral (Image) Archive
      • Desktop Virtualization
      • Information Life Cycle Management
      • Interactive Patient Care Systems
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Location- and Condition-Sensing Technologies
      • CCR/CCD (U.S.)
      • SNOMED CT
      • IHE XDS
      • Enterprise Content Management
      • Strong Authentication for Remote Access
      • Distributed Antenna Systems
      • Service-Oriented Architecture
      • Strong Authentication for Enterprise Access
      • Natural-Language Processing
      • Server Virtualization
      • User Administration/Provisioning
      • Medical Device Connectivity
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Tablet PCs for Healthcare
      • Enterprise PKI
      • HL7 CDA R2
      • Remote Hosting
      • Voice Over Internet Protocol
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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