Hype Cycle for Healthcare Provider Technologies and Standards, 2008


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Information technology and related standards have taken on a more prominent role in supporting the care delivery organization's efforts to improve care quality, reduce costs and increase revenue. This Hype Cycle helps CDOs assess the maturity and value 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
      • Semantic Web/Healthcare
      • IT GRCM Tools
      • Desktop Virtualization
      • Bluetooth Medical Device Profile
      • GS1 Healthcare
    • At the Peak
      • Medical Device Management/Standardization
      • Bedside Multimedia Devices
      • Continua
      • ICD-10 CM (U.S.)
      • Information Life Cycle Management
      • Blade PC — Healthcare Providers
      • HIPAA Claims Attachments
      • Service Management Tools
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Handwriting Recognition
      • HIE/EHR
      • Clinical Workflow/BPM
      • Server Virtualization
      • HL7 v.3 Messages
      • CCR/CCD
      • Rounding Robots
      • IHE
      • SOA Support From Healthcare Application Vendors
      • Strong Authentication for Enterprise Access
      • SOA Application Integration Toolsets in Healthcare
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Natural Language Processing (Text to Facts)
      • Strong Authentication for Remote Access
      • Service-Oriented Architecture
      • Speech Recognition (Once and Done)
      • UMDB
      • User Provisioning
      • Distributed Antenna Systems
      • Natural Language Processing (Document Classification)
      • National Provider Identifier
      • Standard CMVs
      • Basic Web Services Profile
      • Voice Over Internet Protocol
      • Enterprise PKI
      • Tablet PCs for Healthcare
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Clinical Context Object Workgroup
      • Single Sign-On
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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