Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Healthcare Providers, 2016

Published: 14 July 2016

ID: G00303428

Analyst(s): Vi Shaffer, Laura Craft


This Hype Cycle provides critical input to assist healthcare delivery organization executives and IT leaders to identify, understand and prioritize significant applications, analytics and "medical IT" advances.

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
    • Healthcare Distributed Ledger and Blockchain
    • Precision Medicine
    • Healthcare Algorithmic Marketplace
    • Patient Decision Aids
    • Value-Based Performance Management Analytics
    • Customer Engagement Hub
    • 3D Bioprinted Organ Transplants
    • Critical Condition Surveillance Systems
    • Real-Time Healthcare Costing
    • Healthcare Consumer Persuasion Analytics
    • Nanomedicine
    • Unique Device Identification (UDI)
  • At the Peak
    • Smart Machines — Healthcare Sages
    • 3DP-Aided Hip/Knee Implants
    • Genomics Medicine
    • Logical Data Warehouse
    • Postmodern Healthcare ERP
    • Real-Time Hospital Operations Dashboards
    • 3D Bioprinted Human Tissue
    • Eldercare-Assistive Robots
    • Healthcare CRM/Contact Center Systems
    • Population Health Management Platforms
    • Natural-Language Processing (Healthcare Delivery Organization)
    • PHI Consent Management
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • OpenNotes
    • Provider Population Health Analytics
    • Care Coordination and Management Applications
    • Patient Throughput and Capacity Management
    • Generation 3 EHR Systems (Non-U.S.)
    • Track-and-Trace and Serialization
    • Computer-Assisted Clinical Documentation Improvement (Hospital)
    • LCST App Platforms
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Accountable Care Organization
    • Integrated Clinical/Business Enterprise Data Warehouse
    • Computer-Assisted Coding (Hospital)
    • Advanced Clinical Research Information Systems
    • Patient Portals
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Generation 3 Enterprise Patient Financial Systems (U.S.)
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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