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Hype Cycle for Healthcare Provider Technologies and Standards, 2014

Published: 24 July 2014

ID: G00263105

Analyst(s): Barry Runyon


This Hype Cycle is a vital reference for healthcare delivery organization CIOs and IT leadership when assessing the value of existing and emerging information technologies and standards. It provides insight necessary to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving healthcare provider marketplace.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Nanomedicine
    • FHIR
    • Blue Button+
    • Voice User Interface
  • At the Peak
    • Real-Time Healthcare System
    • Clinical Communications and Collaboration
    • C-CDA Release 1 (U.S.)
    • Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
    • Enterprise Fraud and Misuse Management
    • Secure Text Messaging
    • Consent Management
    • IT GRCM
    • Master Data Management
    • Natural Language Processing (Clinical Enterprise)
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Continua 2014
    • Business Continuity Management Planning
    • Unified Communications
    • Legacy Decommissioning
    • Semantic Interoperability/Healthcare
    • Direct Messaging
    • ICD-10 (U.S.)
    • HIE
    • End-User Experience Monitoring
    • HL7 Infobutton, R1
    • Positive Patient Identification
    • GS1 Healthcare (GDSN)
    • Desktop Virtualization
    • Vendor-Neutral Archive
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Emergency/Mass Notification Services
    • Mobile Device Management
    • Patient Self-Service Kiosks
    • Information Life Cycle Management
    • IHE XDS.b
    • Location- and Condition-Sensing Technologies
    • Enterprise Content Management
    • Patient Portals
    • User Administration/Provisioning
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Medical Device Connectivity
    • Strong Authentication for Enterprise Access
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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