Gartner Research

The Role of the Alarms and Notifications Platform in the Real-Time Health System

Published: 10 January 2017

ID: G00311537

Analyst(s): Barry Runyon , Gregg Pessin


Alarms and notifications platforms acquire, filter, manage and deliver clinical alarms and event data from patient monitors and medical devices. As a key enabler of the real-time health system, healthcare provider CIOs will need to familiarize themselves with the A&N platform value proposition.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Alarms and Notifications Platform Core Capabilities
  • A Component of the Real-Time Health System
  • The Internet of (Hospital Provider) Things
  • Next-Generation Nurse Call
  • Conclusion

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