Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Healthcare Providers, 2017

Published: 14 July 2017

ID: G00314257

Analyst(s): Laura Craft , Vi Shaffer


This Hype Cycle provides critical input for strategic planning. It helps CIOs to communicate with boards, executives and stakeholders about the future directions of health IT, and to identify, understand and prioritize significant investments in 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
    • Digital Speech Analysis for Clinical Diagnoses
    • Health Data Convergence Hub
    • AI-Enabled Diagnostic Imaging Interpretation
    • Precision Medicine
    • Healthcare Algorithmic Marketplace
    • Blockchain in Healthcare
    • Patient Decision Aids
    • AI for Healthcare Providers
    • 3D Bioprinted Organ Transplants
    • Critical Condition Surveillance Systems
    • Healthcare Analytics Architecture for Providers
    • Real-Time Healthcare Costing
    • Customer Engagement Hub
    • Healthcare Consumer Persuasion Analytics
    • Nanomedicine
    • Value-Based Performance Management Analytics
  • At the Peak
    • IoT — Hospitals
    • Unique Device Identification (UDI)
    • AI Healthcare Advisors
    • RTHS Operations Dashboards
    • Eldercare-Assistive Robots
    • Cloud-Generation Healthcare ERP
    • Healthcare CRM/Contact Center Systems
    • 3D Printed Surgical Implants
    • Population Health Management Solutions
    • Genomics Medicine
    • PHI Consent Management
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • 3D Bioprinted Human Tissue
    • Real-Time Physician Documentation Improvement
    • OpenNotes
    • Patient Throughput and Capacity Management
    • 3DP Presurgery Anatomical Models
    • Generation 3 Enterprise EHR Systems (Non-U.S.)
    • Track-and-Trace and Serialization
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Accountable Care Organization
    • Computer-Assisted Coding (Hospital)
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Advanced Clinical Research Information Systems
    • Healthcare Real-Time Location System
    • Generation 3 Enterprise Patient Financial Systems (U.S.)
    • Patient Portals
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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