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Transforming Healthcare: The Role of EDI in Streamlining Medical Data Exchange

Posted by Brooke Lester on Oct 18, 2023 10:49 AM

More than half a century after its introduction, electronic data interchange is only becoming more indispensable in medical data exchange. By providing a standardized framework that reduces the instance of error and accelerates the flow of vital information, EDI in healthcare continues to reduce costs and boost efficiency.

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GDPR Compliance and the Supply Chain: What Organizations Should Know

Posted by Brooke Lester on Feb 21, 2019 4:49 PM

Toward the end of May 2018, one of the broadest, most sweeping privacy regulations ever devised will come into effect, the EU's GDPR. Not only will these regulations have a direct impact on European businesses, they will affect companies globally that process or store the personal data of EU citizens living in the EU. Firms that do not comply with GDPR face hefty fines.

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GDPR: Three Tips for B2B Integration Projects 

Posted by Brooke Lester on Mar 29, 2018 10:32 AM

On May 25th, 2018, an enormous change will take place in the EU. If you are located outside of the EU or you do not have a business unit there, you might think you can safely ignore this blog post. The problem is, you most likely cannot, especially if you are going to be carrying out a B2B integration project.

GDPR, a set of sweeping privacy regulations, will stretch beyond the EU’s borders to protect its citizens’ confidential data. If you do not comply with the new regulations you can face heavy fines. Learn what to consider when you are preparing for a B2B integration project while complying with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.

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GDPR: Are Your B2B Integration Processes Ready?

Posted by Brooke Lester on Mar 28, 2018 11:47 AM

In a few months, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect. This far-ranging law will impact businesses well beyond the EU’s borders. Companies operating in North America and other parts of the world will have to take GDPR into account when considering B2B integration.

Read on to learn what the GDPR is, how it will affect companies around the world, how to be compliant (and what penalties you will face if you are not), and how GDPR and B2B integration are linked.

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Exploring the Challenges of Blockchain Adoption in B2B EDI Environments

Posted by Brooke Lester on Mar 22, 2018 8:45 AM

Blockchain technology has become a popular topic in the enterprise technology space, it underpins cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Much of the discussion surrounding it focuses on how businesses can use it within the supply chain.

Some industry experts believe blockchain will replace EDI. That day is not here yet, and will not be for a long time. Read on to learn about the challenges of implementing the technology, and why an EDI system is still an excellent choice for communication between trading partners.

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