Hype Cycle for Telemedicine, 2012

Archived Published: 23 July 2012 ID: G00233474


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Gartner's Hype Cycle for Telemedicine highlights the state of maturity and adoption of technologies so that healthcare delivery organizations, government healthcare agencies, and healthcare payers can define strategies and prioritize their involvement in often too-optimistic telemedicine projects.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Smart Pills
      • Telesurgery
      • Tele-audiology
      • Virtual Medical Assistants
      • Digital Telepathology
      • Healthcare-Assistive Robots
      • Real-Time Virtual Visits
    • At the Peak
      • Medication Compliance Management
      • Clinical Kiosks
      • Teletrauma
      • mHealth
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Continua 2011
      • Telepharmacy
      • Mobile Health Monitoring
      • Video Visits
      • Home Health Monitoring
      • Teleretinal Imaging
      • Telestroke
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Teledermatology
      • Remote ECG Monitoring
      • Remote ICU
      • Healthcare Provider E-Visits
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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