Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Healthcare Provider Technologies and Standards, 2009

Published: 28 July 2009

ID: G00169542

Analyst(s): Wes Rishel, Jonathan Edwards, Vi Shaffer, Ken Dulaney, Jackie Fenn , Barry Runyon , John-David Lovelock , Thomas J. Handler, M.D.


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
  • 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
    • 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

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