Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Healthcare Providers, 2018

Published: 18 July 2018

ID: G00338467

Analyst(s): Mike Jones , Laura Craft


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
    • Precision Health
    • AI-Enabled Diagnostic Imaging Interpretation
    • Health Data Curation and Enrichment Hub
    • Precision Medicine
    • Automated Patient Decision Aids
    • Blockchain in Healthcare
    • 3D Bioprinted Organ Transplants
    • Critical Condition Surveillance Systems
    • AI for Healthcare Providers
  • At the Peak
    • Healthcare Analytics Architecture for Providers
    • Algorithmic Medicine
    • Real-Time Healthcare Costing
    • Value-Based Performance Management Analytics
    • AI Healthcare Advisors
    • IoT: Hospitals
    • Healthcare Consumer Persuasion Analytics
    • Eldercare-Assistive Robots
    • 3D Printed Surgical Implants
    • Genomics Medicine
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Healthcare, Cloud-Architected ERP
    • PHI Consent Management
    • Real-Time Health System Command Center
    • Population Health Management Solutions
    • Healthcare CRM
    • 3D Bioprinted Human Tissue
    • Patient Portals (Non-U.S.)
    • Real-Time Physician Documentation Improvement
    • Patient Throughput and Capacity Management
    • 3D Printed Presurgery Anatomical Models
    • Enterprise EHR Systems (Non-U.S.)
    • OpenNotes
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Accountable Care Organization
    • Computer-Assisted Coding (Hospital)
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Healthcare Real-Time Location System
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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