Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Healthcare Provider Applications, Analytics and Systems, 2013

Published: 31 July 2013

ID: G00251052

Analyst(s): Vi Shaffer


This Hype Cycle is a critical input for healthcare leaders in balancing seemingly insatiable healthcare IT demand with limited resources. It offers a timely, objective evaluation of the exploding variety of important applications and analytics innovations tackling healthcare's major challenges.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • 1. Analytics and information requirements take center stage: It's the CIO's — and now the CMIO's — next big thing once Generation 3 EHR adoption is achieved.
    • 2. Game-changing new payment models to address escalating demands, and the related cost and care challenges, of chronic diseases create multiple entrepreneurial opportunities for care management and patient engagement.
    • 3. Choosing strategic vendors means more than just the EHR.
    • 4. HDOs are exploring the value of awareness applications and real-time operations management, as patient throughput and capacity management and LCSTs drive hospital care operations improvement.
    • Additions and Adjustments to This Year's Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
    • "Hot" Technologies, Present and Future
    • Warm Technologies
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Patient Decision Aids (Healthcare Provider)
    • Quantified Self
    • Graph Databases
  • At the Peak
    • Next-Generation Population Health Analytics
    • Care Coordination Applications
    • Logical Data Warehouse
    • Big Data
    • Personal Health Management Tools — Healthcare Providers
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Patient-Centered Medical Home (Healthcare Providers)
    • Patient Throughput and Capacity Management
    • LCST (Sensor) Application Platforms
    • Accountable Care
    • Advanced Clinical Research Information Systems
    • Computer-Assisted Coding (Hospital)
    • Integrated Clinical/Business Enterprise Data Warehouse
    • Personal Health Record
    • CDR
    • Perioperative Charting and Anesthesia Documentation Within the EHR
    • Interactive Patient Care Systems
    • Patient Self-Service Kiosks
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Generation 3 Enterprise Patient Financial Systems (U.S.)
    • Patient Portals
    • EDISs as Integrated Modules of EHR Systems
    • EHR-Integrated Critical Care IS
    • Healthcare Provider E-Visits
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Real-Time Healthcare Temperature/Humidity Monitoring
    • Remote ICU
    • U.S. Ambulatory Electronic Medical Records
    • Wireless Healthcare Asset Management
    • E-Prescribing
    • Computer-Based Physician Order Entry
    • Generation 3 Electronic Health Record Systems
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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