Used here in the broad sense to mean the transformation of disparate data into an integrated data resource.
Two-way, real-time data transfer between two systems
The activity of combining data from multiple data sources to present a single collection of data to the warehouse.
Two or more systems sharing or synchronizing data to achieve accuracy and efficiency. This is typically used to describe a PACS and an RIS sharing information so the demographic data attached to the PACS studies is correct and complete and so the images from PACS are available along with the report from the RIS.
a feature of some qualified retirement plans that coordinates plan benefits or contributions with Social Security. Integration is sometimes referred to as permitted disparity.
As a role and responsibility of one or more warehousing data stores, this term refers to structuring and storing data to serve as a single source of information organized by subjects of business interest. Data integration includes all activities and structural adjustments needed to provide scope-wide single source of consistent data. This is most commonly a data warehouse role.
Process of making disparate software, hardware systems, and devices communicate and share data with each other.
Refers to the free flow of data from one corporate division to another without having to pass through time-consuming and trouble-prone interfaces. Integration also permits companies to keep the same data available from various locations.