Gartner's Top 10 Tech Trends through 2015

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The Top 10 Tech Trends that affect health care organizations and providers. Includes organization considerations and optimum implementation timeline. (Source: Health Data Management)

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Gartner's Top 10 Tech Trends through 2015

  1. 1. Gartner’s Top 10 Tech Trends through 2015
  2. 2. Trend Why is it a trend?Considerations for Health Care Organizations Optimum Implementation Timeline
  3. 3. Trend TabletComputers
  4. 4. Why is it a trend?Latest devices have a high “cool factor.”
  5. 5. Considerations for Health Care Organizations• Determine security guidelinesand use profiles• Build integration timelines• Shop for vendor support
  6. 6. Optimum Implementation Timeline Critical implementation timeline is 2012 through 2014
  7. 7. TrendInfinite Data Centers
  8. 8. Why is it a trend? Denser racks withhigher performancemeans technology is getting smaller.
  9. 9. Considerations for Health Care Organizations• Utilization levels and compute-to-energy ratios critical by 2013• Retaining organizationalfootprint dictates logical growthwithout physical growth
  10. 10. Optimum Implementation Timeline 2013 through 2014
  11. 11. Trend ResourceManagement
  12. 12. Why is it a trend? Increased awareness in energy use, compute-to- consumption ratios andkey performance indicator (KPI) consumption.
  13. 13. Considerations for Health Care Organizations• Energy management needs tobecome an enterprise-leveldiscipline• Requires energy managementinformation systems
  14. 14. Optimum Implementation Timeline By 2017
  15. 15. TrendMobility
  16. 16. Why is it a trend? “A seamless shift between computingand communicating.”
  17. 17. Considerations for Health Care Organizations• PCs and mobile devices are different• Security remains a challenge• Device variability makes portalplatform building difficult• Clouds and smaller datacenters aremaking mobility doable
  18. 18. Optimum Implementation Timeline By 2015
  19. 19. TrendHybridClouds
  20. 20. Why is it a trend?More than 60 percentof IT cloud adoption is redeployment of current technology.
  21. 21. Considerations for Health Care Organizations• There will be a growing shift to useprivate and hybrid cloud operations• Deploy only after public serviceshave been integrated with privatedelivery• Make sure there is a valid businessreason to migrate to the cloud
  22. 22. Optimum Implementation Timeline Through 2013
  23. 23. TrendFabric Datacenters
  24. 24. Why is it a trend? Integration of common IT elements(E.g. monolithic servers, storage and networks) enables faster component replacement or substitution and better serviceresponse with optimized workloads.
  25. 25. Considerations for Health Care Organizations• IT needs will become increasinglyintegrated• Practices should seek single-database practice management andEHR operations• Will lead to any-to-any virtualconnectivity for resource sharing
  26. 26. Optimum Implementation Timeline Through 2015
  27. 27. TrendIT Compatibility
  28. 28. Why is it a trend?Organizations are seekingto get the most out of IT money invested.
  29. 29. Considerations for Health Care Organizations• Understand Glass’s Law: “Forevery 25 percent increase infunctionality of a system, thereis a 100 percent increase in thecomplexity of that system."
  30. 30. Optimum Implementation Timeline Through 2015
  31. 31. TrendBig Data = Big Problems
  32. 32. Why is it a trend? Big Data is static andorganizations are seeking to connect the ability tomanage data and use data.
  33. 33. Considerations for Health Care Organizations• The longer you ignore “Big Data,”the worse it gets• Evaluate data input and eliminateduplication for consistency and wasteelimination• Segment and prioritize core dataneeds
  34. 34. Optimum Implementation Timeline Through 2015
  35. 35. TrendBye-ByeService Deals
  36. 36. Why is it a trend? Real-time service isexpected and “crowd-sourcing” is becoming prevalent.
  37. 37. Considerations for Health Care Organizations• Build transitions strategiessuch as super-users to addressdecreasing services desks• Enable a proactive businessproductivity team
  38. 38. Optimum Implementation Timeline Through 2015
  39. 39. TrendVirtual-and-Software- Defined Networks
  40. 40. Why is it a trend? Increased automation andagility coupled with simplified design and policy-based/network management.
  41. 41. Considerations for Health Care Organizations• There will be an increase inchange of processes andinteractions• This includes patientinteraction through systems
  42. 42. Optimum Implementation Timeline Through 2015
  43. 43. Sourcehttp://www.healthdatamanagement.com
  44. 44. Want to learn more about current market trends in health care?info.successehs.com/successehs-brief Read our Success B.R.I.E.F. – BringingRelevant Information & EHR Facts – for the latest health care highlights

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