Gartner Research

Implementing and Managing EHRs, Telemedicine and Other Care Delivery IT Primer for 2016

Published: 28 January 2016

ID: G00293602

Analyst(s): Richard Gibson, M.D., Thomas J. Handler, M.D. , Barry Runyon , Vi Shaffer


This line of research will explore digital care delivery in depth, including the sophisticated use and optimization of the EHR system, as well as the adoption of virtual care and other transformational care delivery IT that will be required to deliver convenient and quality care at lower costs.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How should healthcare provider CIOs drive value from clinical platform technologies, such as the EHR and related IT content?
    • How can healthcare provider CIOs leverage technology to virtualize care, enable telemedicine, and address care delivery and support extension beyond the hospital?
    • What innovations in care delivery technologies will make the greatest impact in achieving cost, quality of care, medical practice and patient satisfaction objectives?
    • How should healthcare provider CIOs best prepare to deploy and manage clinical platform technologies, such as the EHR?

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  • Suggested First Steps
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