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Hype Cycle for Real-Time Health System Technologies, 2018

Published: 25 July 2018

ID: G00338517

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
    • Patient Self-Scheduling
    • Real-Time Health System Platform
    • Process Simulation Modeling
    • Care Team Collaboration
    • Real-Time Health System Supply Chain
    • Next-Generation Contact Center
    • Integrated Patient Room
  • At the Peak
    • API Management
    • Real-Time Healthcare Costing
    • IoT: Hospitals
    • Experiential Wayfinding
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Real-Time Health System Command Center
    • Crisis/Incident Management
    • Enterprise Fraud and Misuse Management
    • Patient Throughput and Capacity Management
    • Clinical Communication and Collaboration
    • End-User Experience Monitoring
    • Healthcare Interoperability
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Positive Patient Identification
    • Health Information Exchange
    • Patient Self-Service Kiosks
    • Vendor-Neutral Archive
    • Interactive Patient Care
    • Alarms and Notifications
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Healthcare Real-Time Location System
    • Enterprise Content Management
    • Enterprise Mobility Management
    • Medical Device Connectivity
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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