electronic data interchange

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The use of structured electronic messages or email to transfer lab results, prescriptions, etc., from one computer system or setting to another.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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Alverez noted that using electronic data interchange to process purchase orders and invoices would make companies more efficient in both customer service and cost management, and therefore become more profitable.
Electronic communication forces the collapse of barriers both within and across organizations as companies come to the realization that electronic data interchange is a competitive necessity.
This includes a mainframe computer, a standalone or networked microcomputer, a database management system (DBMS), a system that uses electronic data interchange (EDI) technology or an electronic storage system.
In October 1994, the Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA) organized a team - now known as the Task Force on Electronic Data Interchange Audit and Legal Issues for Tax Administration (Task Force) - comprised of the Committee on State Taxation (COST), the FTA, the Institute of Property Taxation (IPT), the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) and the Tax Executive Institute (TEI).
Additionally, the electronic data interchange (EDI) and its networks complicate the legal elements by making it more difficult for law enforcement to specify, document, and materially link the crime to an individual.
The new buzz term is EDI, for electronic data interchange. EDI provides, say authors Louis Stern and Patrick Kaufmann: "(1) reduced order lead time; (2) higher service levels; (3) fewer out-of-stock situations; (4) improved communications about deals, promotions, price changes, and product availability; (5) lower inventory costs; (6) better accuracy in ordering, shipping, and receiving; and (7) a reduction in labor costs.' Quite a list!
28 October 2016 - US-based global document process automation solutions provider Esker has agreed to acquire the Dusseldorf, Germany-based electronic data interchange provider e-integration GmbH, the company said.
Boston, MA, November 18, 2012 --(PR.com)-- NSI Networking, a large wholesale distributor of computers, software and electronics selects B2BGateway as its Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) provider to sell to Buy.com.
The firm uses a state-of-the-art electronic data interchange to provide a turnkey data transmission solution for more than 500 of its global trading partners.
85%-100% of its clients' telecoms invoices are delivered to Cass in an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) format, a richer source of expense data than paper invoices.
The solution is integrated with the Sage's Intergy EHR, practice management and electronic data interchange tools, and Sage Software's financial offerings.

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