Gartner Research

Four Healthcare Hype Cycle Megatrends Reveal Pivotal IT Role in a Seismic Industry Transformation

Published: 29 June 2016

ID: G00290981

Analyst(s): Vi Shaffer


Gartner's Hype Cycles offer a proven method for studying innovations. Pattern analysis reveals the shape and fluidity of where industries are going. For healthcare, IT-related advances will eventually reinvent major service lines and touch consumers, but it is a rocky road to such disruptive change.

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Research Highlights

Research Highlights

  • Four Healthcare IT Megatrends Drive "Megachange"
    • Megatrend 1: Health IT Dives Ever-Deeper Into Medicine, Care Delivery and Drug Development
    • Megatrend 2: Health IT Reinvents Hospital Operations
    • Megatrend 3: Health IT Helps Make Consumers "The First Mile"
    • Megatrend 4: Advanced Analytics Is the New Core Competence
    • Megatrend Implications for CIOs, CMIOs, CNIOs and CDOs
  • Healthcare Industry Hype Cycles Contributing to This Research

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