Gartner Research

Agenda Overview for Healthcare, 2015

Published: 27 February 2015

ID: G00270705

Analyst(s): Vi Shaffer


IT's importance to healthcare providers' and payers' core processes and operations is high. But its ability to transform the industry via new business, payment and delivery models is unprecedented. Gartner's healthcare research provides IT leaders the tactical guidance to evolve and thrive.

Table Of Contents


  • Healthcare Research Context
  • Healthcare Research Themes
    • Healthcare Overall
    • Provider-Specific
    • Payer-Specific

Key Issues

  • What applications, analytics, vendors and processes enable healthcare enterprises to achieve operational quality, efficiency and reliability objectives?
  • How can analytics/information management enable higher performance in healthcare business results and care delivery?
  • How can IT best support innovation in healthcare delivery and business models?
  • What strategies and technologies can healthcare leverage to adapt to the changing role of the consumer/patient in the healthcare process?
  • How can HDOs best procure, deploy, manage and measure/optimize IT support of clinical capabilities?
  • What critical foundational technologies enable and support healthcare organizations?
  • What IT strategic planning, governance and operations management areas should healthcare CIOs focus on improving this year?

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