Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Healthcare Provider Applications, Analytics and Systems, 2015

Published: 20 July 2015

ID: G00276425

Analyst(s): Laura Craft , Vi Shaffer


This Hype Cycle is critical for CIOs prioritizing health IT investments. With EHRs increasingly in place, the future will be dominated by technologies that enable real-time "intelligent" operations, manage population health, engage and influence patients, and enhance clinicians' cognitive abilities.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • Additions and Adjustments to This Year's Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Precision Medicine
    • Patient Decision Aids
    • Smart Machine Healthcare Sages
    • 3D Bioprinting Systems for Organ Transplant
    • Nanomedicine
    • Patient Engagement and Persuasion Analytics
    • Real-Time Healthcare Costing
    • 3DP-Aided Hip/Knee Implants
  • At the Peak
    • Genomics Medicine
    • Population Health Management Platforms
    • Healthcare-Assistive Robots
    • Quantified Self
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Personal Health Management Tools
    • Care Coordination and Management Applications
    • Provider Population Health Analytics
    • Computer-Assisted Clinical Documentation Improvement (Hospital)
    • CPOE/E-Prescribing (Non-U.S.)
    • Big Data
    • Generation 3 EHR Systems (Non-U.S.)
    • Patient Throughput and Capacity Management
    • PCMH Certification
    • Personal Health Record
    • Accountable Care Organization
    • LCST App Platforms
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Computer-Assisted Coding (Hospital)
    • EHR-Based Perioperative Charting and Anesthesia Documentation
    • Advanced Clinical Research Information Systems
    • Integrated Clinical/Business Enterprise Data Warehouse
    • Interactive Patient Care Systems
    • Generation 3 Enterprise Patient Financial Systems (U.S.)
    • Patient Portals
  • Entering the Plateau
    • E-Visits
    • Real-Time Healthcare Temperature/Humidity Monitoring
    • Remote ICU
    • Wireless Healthcare Asset Management
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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