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.


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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