electronic data interchange

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Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

a method by which two or more autonomous computer systems exchange computer-readable transaction data. It is possible even when the computers use different operating systems. It is the key factor in achieving automated medical records that can be shared electronically among providers.

messaging

The use of structured electronic messages or email to transfer lab results, prescriptions, etc., from one computer system or setting to another.

electronic data interchange

Informatics A standard transmission format for 'secure' bidirectional flow of information between health care providers and reimbursement agencies/entities and other health care providers. See Telemedicine.

e·lec·tron·ic da·ta in·ter·change

(EDI) (ĕ-lek-tron'ik dā'tă in'tĕr-chānj)
In health care information services, provision of patients' data in a format useable to both sender and receiver.
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Our association has not had a great deal of experience with ANSI X12, and we have been greatly benefitted by the experience and expertise that the insurance industry representatives have provided in this effort.
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Having a cutting edge, fully integrated EDI solution from B2BGateway allowed FiftyThree to comply with all ANSI X12 and EDIFACT data standards required by FiftyThree's global trading partners.
By integrating with B2BGateway's cloud based EDI solution the QuickBooks Online, Exact Online or Xero user can be compliant in all internationally recognized EDI standards and communication protocols such as ANSI X12, EDIFACT, Tradacoms, oioUBL, PEPPOL, VAN, AS2, etc.
0 version was the need to incorporate the recent ANSI X12 6020 dictionary into the product, but Softshare took the opportunity to give EDI Notepad 6.