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Hype Cycle for Healthcare Provider Applications, Analytics and Systems, 2014

Published: 25 July 2014

ID: G00263106

Analyst(s): Vi Shaffer


This Hype Cycle is critical for prioritizing health IT investments. With electronic health record systems increasingly in place, the future is dominated by technologies that aim to enable real-time, adaptive management, engage and influence patients, and enhance clinicians' cognitive processes.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • Key Take-Aways for 2014
    • Additions and Adjustments to This Year's Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
    • "Hot" Technologies, Present and Future
    • Warm Technologies
    • Take-Aways From the Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Patient Decision Aids (Healthcare Provider)
    • Patient Engagement and Persuasion Analytics
    • Quantified Self
    • Smart Machine Healthcare Sage Apps
    • 3D Bioprinting Systems
    • Personalized Medicine
    • CPOE/E-Prescribing (Non-U.S.)
  • At the Peak
    • Healthcare-Assistive Robots
    • Logical Data Warehouse
    • Provider Population Health Analytics
    • Personal Health Management Tools — Healthcare Providers
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Big Data
    • Generation 3 Electronic Health Record Systems (Non-U.S.)
    • Care Coordination Applications
    • Patient Throughput and Capacity Management
    • Computer-Assisted Clinical Documentation Improvement (Hospital)
    • Computer-Assisted Coding (Hospital)
    • Accountable Care Organization
    • Personal Health Record
    • LCST (Sensor) Application Platforms
    • Integrated Clinical/Business Enterprise Data Warehouse
    • Advanced Clinical Research Information Systems
    • Perioperative Charting and Anesthesia Documentation Within the EHR
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Interactive Patient Care Systems
    • Generation 3 Enterprise Patient Financial Systems (U.S.)
    • EHR-Integrated EDIS
    • Patient Portals
    • Healthcare Provider E-Visits
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Real-Time Healthcare Temperature/Humidity Monitoring
    • Remote ICU
    • Wireless Healthcare Asset Management
    • U.S. Ambulatory Electronic Health Records
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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