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Hype Cycle for Real-Time Health System Technologies, 2016

Published: 12 July 2016

ID: G00303417

Analyst(s): Gregg Pessin , Barry Runyon


This Hype Cycle represents the reconstitution of the Hype Cycle for Healthcare Provider Technologies and Standards around the theme of the real-time health system. It is a vital reference for healthcare provider CIOs when assessing the value of technologies that enable the RTHS.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Next-Generation Nurse Call
    • Process Simulation Modeling
    • IoT Platforms
    • Experiential Wayfinding
    • API Management
    • Integrated Patient Room
    • Real-Time Healthcare Costing
  • At the Peak
    • Smart Machines — Healthcare Sages
    • Logical Data Warehouse
    • Real-Time Hospital Operations Dashboards
    • Enterprise File Sync and Share
    • IT GRC
    • Virtual Care
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Secure Text Messaging
    • Healthcare Master Data Management
    • Clinical Communications and Collaboration
    • Crisis/Incident Management Platforms
    • Enterprise Fraud and Misuse Management
    • Patient Throughput and Capacity Management
    • Unified Communications
    • End-User Experience Monitoring
    • Alarms and Notifications Platforms
    • Application Rationalization
    • Healthcare Interoperability
    • HIE
    • LCST App Platforms
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Patient Self-Service Kiosks
    • Positive Patient Identification
    • Vendor-Neutral Archive
    • Interactive Patient Care Systems
    • Desktop Virtualization
    • Enterprise Mobility Services
    • Identity Governance and Administration
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Enterprise Content Management
    • Strong Authentication for Enterprise Access
    • Temperature and Humidity Monitoring
    • Medical Device Connectivity
    • Wireless Healthcare Asset Management
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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