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Hype Cycle for Real-Time Health System Technologies, 2017

Published: 17 July 2017

ID: G00314157

Analyst(s): Gregg Pessin , Barry Runyon


This Hype Cycle represents the technologies that are critical to the formation 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
    • Real-Time Health System Orchestration
    • Real-Time Health System Supply Chain
    • API Management
    • Experiential Wayfinding
    • Integrated Patient Room
    • Real-Time Healthcare Costing
  • At the Peak
    • IoT — Hospitals
    • Patient Identity Biometrics
    • AI Healthcare Advisors
    • RTHS Operations Dashboards
    • IT Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Secure Text Messaging
    • Healthcare Master Data Management
    • Virtual Care
    • Crisis/Incident Management
    • Enterprise Fraud and Misuse Management
    • Clinical Communication and Collaboration
    • Patient Throughput and Capacity Management
    • Unified Communications
    • End-User Experience Monitoring
    • Alarms and Notifications
    • Application Rationalization
    • Health Information Exchange
    • Healthcare Interoperability
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Positive Patient Identification
    • Patient Self-Service Kiosks
    • Interactive Patient Care
    • Vendor Neutral Archive
    • Enterprise Mobility Management
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Healthcare Real-Time Location System
    • Identity Governance and Administration
    • Strong Authentication for Enterprise Access
    • Enterprise Content Management
    • Medical Device Connectivity
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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