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Hype Cycle for Healthcare Provider Technologies and Standards, 2013

Published: 31 July 2013

ID: G00252647

Analyst(s): Barry Runyon


This Hype Cycle is a key input for healthcare delivery organization IT leaders and strategists when assessing the value of important and emerging technologies and standards to improve care and remain competitive and compliant in a dynamic and demanding healthcare provider marketplace.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Clinical Information Modeling Initiative
    • FHIR
    • Nanomedicine
    • 3D Bioprinting
    • Blue Button+
    • Voice User Interface
    • C-CDA Release 1 (U.S.)
    • Secure Text Messaging/Healthcare
  • At the Peak
    • Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
    • Consent Management
    • Enterprise Fraud and Misuse Management
    • Master Data Management
    • IT GRCM Tools
    • Workflow/BPM for Care Coordination
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Continua 2012
    • IHE PCD 2010
    • Unified Communications
    • Semantic Interoperability/Healthcare
    • Legacy Decommissioning
    • Direct Messaging
    • HIE
    • ICD-10 CM (U.S.)
    • End-User Experience Monitoring
    • Infobutton, R1
    • GS1 Healthcare (GDSN)
    • Desktop Virtualization
    • Mobile Device Management
    • Vendor-Neutral Archive
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Information Life Cycle Management
    • NLP
    • Location- and Condition-Sensing Technologies
    • IHE XDS.b
    • Patient Portals
    • Enterprise Content Management
    • User Administration/Provisioning
    • Strong Authentication for Enterprise Access
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Medical Device Connectivity
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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