EDI Reference Guide Student name: Student number: Module code: Submission date: Defining electronic data interchange (EDI) An electronic data interchange (EDI) involves the transfer of data from one computer system to another computer through a standardized message formatting. Such a format does not basically require any intervention from an individual. Businesses can use classic examples such as invoices shipping notices inventory levels or purchase orders to communicate electronically. Kyu Min & Sang Jun (2016) explain that any EDI comprises of messages with a string of data elements with individual message having a singular fact like price product model number and among other elements. How EDI facilitates electronic transactions EDI software is software that facilitates electronic transactions through an interchange of business documents. Furthermore it also allows data interchange across numerous platforms and programs. Unlike the traditional processes of paperwork trails and supports digitized transactions. The above discussion shows clearly that HER reimbursement HIPAA and EDI have close relationship in the manner in which they all support digitized transactions. They all require single systems that allow sharing of standardized information. Most importantly the digitized system allows timely access to complete history of data. References Chen J. Q. & Benusa A. (2017). HIPAA security compliance challenges: The case for small healthcare providers. International Journal of Healthcare Management 10(2) 135-146. Field A. M. (2016). Edi's supporting role. Journal of Commerce (1542-3867) 17(23) 19-28. Keller J. (2011). HIPAA Compliance Manual for Employers. Neenah: J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. Kyu Min H. & Sang Jun L. (2016). How Does Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) affect the Competitiveness of a Firm's Supply Chain Management? Journal of Marketing Thought 3(2) 13-18 [...]
Imagine you are the office manager at a small doctor's office. As the office manager, you are in charge of educating new hires. Write a 700- to 1,050-word reference guide describing electronic data interchange (EDI). Include the following in your summary: Define EDI. Explain how using EDI facilitates electronic transactions. Explain how HIPAA has changed how health care information is transmitted in EDI. Describe the relationship between Electronic Health Records, reimbursement, HIPAA, and EDI transactions. Cite a minimum of two outside sources. For additional information on how to properly cite your sources check out the Reference and Citation Generator resource in the Center for Writing Excellence. Format your paper according to APA guidelines.