Common EDI Vocabulary

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Hardware
The physical parts of a computer system, such as the central processing unit, tape drives, disk drives, modem, etc.
Header
The specific segment that, in simplest terms, tells the receiving computer where an individual EDI message starts.
HIPPA
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, established by the U.S Congress in 1996
HL7
A standard for the healthcare industry.
HTTP
HyperText Transfer Protocol. A protocol used to request and transmit files, especially web pages and web page components, over the internet or other computer network.
HTTPS
HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure is a combination of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol with the SSL/TLS protocol to provide encryption and secure identification of the server.
Hub
EDI term for a company that initiates a B2B program with its business partners, usually a buyer. See also Spoke.
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