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Developing the IT Strategy for the Real-Time Health System Primer for 2016

Published: 27 January 2016

ID: G00293604

Analyst(s): Vi Shaffer, Barry Runyon


The real-time health system represents the future healthcare delivery organization as it leverages digital technology to evolve into an operationally intelligent enterprise with real-time management and operational capabilities that will lower costs and improve quality and patient satisfaction.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What technology-enabled strategies are needed to create a real-time, operationally intelligent management and operating paradigm for hospitals and health systems?
    • What are the components of the RTHS architecture and vendor landscape that define and enable it?
    • What is the roadmap to the RTHS that enables advanced care delivery, improved patient experience and lower cost of care?

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