electronic data interchange


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Electronic data interchange (EDI)

The direct exchange of information electronically, from one firm's computer to another firm's computer in a structured format.

Electronic Data Interchange

A strictly structured form of business-to-business communication. Electronic data interchange involves the transfer of formal documents, such as orders, invoices, and even checks. Companies provide EDI services to more than 80,000 clients, but the system receives significant competition from various services offered over the Internet.

electronic data interchange (EDI)

an interactive COMMUNICATION system which enables two firms to exchange business documents using standard electronic forms and COMPUTERS linked through a service provider e.g. electronic links between suppliers and retailers allowing purchase orders, packing lists, delivery notices, invoices and remittance advices, as well as self-billing by retailers. EDI is often a faster, cheaper and more reliable means of exchanging information than traditional paper-based exchanges. See INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, MASS CUSTOMIZATION.
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The use of ERS raises similar issues as electronic data interchange (EDI) and some different issues as well.
Both awards are given to recognize exemplary efforts to advance electronic data interchange and e-commerce technology in healthcare.
Halamka also holds several prestigious positions, including Chief Information Officer of CareGroup Health System; Chief Information Officer and Associate Dean for Educational Technology at Harvard Medical School; Chairman of the New England Health Electronic Data Interchange Network (NEHEN); Acting CEO of MA-Share; Chief Information Officer of the Harvard Clinical Research Institute; and a practicing emergency physician.
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MINNEAPOLIS -- SPS Commerce, the leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), has signed an authorized reseller agreement with InterDyn-Business Microvar, a Microsoft Gold Certified Business Solution Partner.

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