Gartner Research

Situational Awareness Is at the Heart of the Real-Time Healthcare System

Published: 22 August 2014

ID: G00263097

Analyst(s): Barry Runyon , Vi Shaffer


Situational awareness and intelligence improve decision making around patient care and hospital operations. HDO CIOs, COOs and chief experience officers should use this research to promote enhanced situational awareness and intelligence in their facilities.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Deploy LCST in Support of Workflows and Business Processes That Can Benefit From Enhanced Situational Awareness
  • Begin With Wireless Healthcare Asset Management, and Progress to LCST
  • Implement Enterprisewide PPID as a Foundational Architectural Component for Situational Awareness
  • Create a Road Map to Situational Awareness by Managing the Technology Evolution Between IT and OT

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