Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Telemedicine, 2014

Published: 14 July 2014

ID: G00263104

Analyst(s): Zafar Chaudry, M.D.


Gartner's 2014 Hype Cycle for Telemedicine highlights the maturity and adoption of telemedicine technologies so that healthcare delivery organizations, government healthcare agencies, and healthcare payers can define business strategies and prioritize their investments in telemedicine projects.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Patient Decision Aids (Healthcare Provider)
    • Telepsychiatry
    • Telesurgery
    • Teleaudiology
    • Digital Telepathology
  • At the Peak
    • Healthcare-Assistive Robots
    • Medication Compliance Management
    • Real-Time Virtual Visits
    • Teletrauma
    • Personal Health Management Tools — Healthcare Providers
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Continua 2014
    • Telepharmacy
    • Mobile Health Monitoring
    • Video Visits
    • Teleretinal Imaging
    • Home Health Monitoring
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Telestroke
    • Teledermatology
    • Remote Electrocardiogram Monitoring
    • Patient Portals
    • Healthcare Provider E-Visits
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Remote ICU
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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