SAHARA Smart analysis

SAHRA is a medical smart analysis platform for health care.

Type of content: Assets
Type of asset:
Big data potential
Policy domains: Health
Phase in the policy cycle:
Policy Design and Analysis
Open license availability
Tags: BI Data analytics Strategic planning
SWOT Analysis for
SAHARA Smart analysis
Helpful Harmful
Strengths• Combine billing data, treatment data as well as study and registry data in a legally secure manner and make it accessible to the authorized health care providers and users.
• Make various types of supply data analysable, in order to transfer the resulting findings into the care practice.
• Uses pseudonymized (after release) or anonymized data.
• Data privacy: Personal data protected on the SAHRA platform by appropriate and proven technical and organizational measures. All procedures are legally assessed in advance and approved by the relevant data protection authorities.
• Data security: Personal data is protected against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties through appropriate technical and organizational security measures.
Weaknesses• Data privacy
• Data security
• Low TRL
• Lack of system Integration: Clinical, administrative, and financial systems are not linked, and as a result, many healthcare institutions are not yet maximizing their IT potential
• Slow IT Adoption: Traditionally, healthcare has been slow to adopt IT and has lagged significantly behind other industries in the use of IT.
Opportunities• In the whole healthcare area, there is an increasing cost pressure and every gain in efficiency has to be utilized
• Improvement in reporting and data presentation capabilities
• Improvement in quality of healthcare services
• Effective and efficient resources utilization procedures
• Improvement in patients trust and satisfaction
• Encouragement in proactive healthcare practices
• Public awareness and community support programs
• Training programs and facilities
• Unification and integration of Public and Private sector health records
• Improved support for knowledge management and decision making
• Productive, efficient and effective healthcare management
• Better human resource management
• Costing and budget analysis for enhanced funds utilization
• Sufficient allocation of resources for supporting IT infrastructure
• Internet availability and enhanced bandwidth
Threats• Economic and medical challenges
• Data protection
• Cyber-attack
• Data quality
• Users resistance to systems change and implementation
• Rapid changes in and IT systems
• Unreliable and unrealistic system and reporting requirements

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