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Posts Tagged ‘electronic data interchange’

How EDI, Big Data and Real-Time Analytics Can Improve Healthcare

In healthcare, most data is exchanged electronically between partners via EDI (Electronic Data Interchange), and “Big Data” is helping the industry become more efficient and productive. EDI originated because it provided a structured mechanism for sharing data between disparate organizations and systems. The more common means of transferring data from source to a data warehouse […]

Getting Started with EDI Data Troubleshooting

If you are doing EDI, at one time or another you have had to troubleshoot why your data is being rejected. This article deals with just a simple error received and how to find the solution. Sometimes it is easier than you think. This particular error came as an XML message. I am only going […]

Determining EDI hardware needs

It is very important to make sure you determine your hardware requirements if you are implementing EDI for the first time, changing your EDI software or your EDI data needs. If you have already met your needs then you’re ahead of the game. If not, then once again make sure you get all key stakeholders […]

Shopping for an EDI software package

This is a very important step in the implementation of EDI. This step informs several of your other decisions; hardware, additional software, staffing, etc. Your previously identified data needs will also help to determine your software package. When shopping for your EDI software package, make a check list of your requirements. Here are a few […]

Creating your EDI mapping layout

In the previous blog we discussed the importance of knowing your data and business requirement needs. This is one place where that becomes important. If you already know your needs it makes it much easier to start your data mapping. First you should contact your trading partner. They should have some type of functional specs […]