Gartner Hype Cycle for 

Healthcare Providers, 2020

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Hype Cycle for Healthcare Providers

Gartner's Hype Cycle for Healthcare Providers 2020, provides critical input for strategic planning by tracking the maturity levels and adoption rates of emerging provider technologies and approaches. Healthcare provider CIOs should use this research to plan their investments to optimize and transform.
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According to Gartner: "The 2020 Hype Cycle for healthcare providers tracks a total of 34 innovation profiles that represent specific applications, as well as analytic and technology advances that are germane to healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs). Each innovation profile provides a definition of the technology, a justification for its position and adoption speed, and actionable advice. It also includes a benefit rating and as assessment of the technology's market position and relative maturity."

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  • "COVID-19 is disrupting healthcare in an unprecedented manner. The pandemic accelerated the adoption of virtual care and forced providers to rapidly scale capabilities such as contract tracing. COVID-19 also put a laser focus on providers' needs for better data and analytics and improved collaboration and care coordination across the ecosystem."
  • "Healthcare providers are adopting AI and other automation capabilities to the point where the advancements touch every area of the healthcare enterprise. AI and automation can create competitive advantage and can add value in terms of cost optimization and improvements in clinical safety, experience and other outcomes."
  • "The desire for further digital transformation by HDOs is evident through the increasing adoption of digital twins and real-time health system capabilities."

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*Gartner Hype Cycle for Healthcare Providers, 2020 5 August 2020, Laura Craft, Mike Jones. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally, and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.


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