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Jul 09, 2007, 01:00 ET

ANSI Conference to Address Social, Economic, and Environmental Impact of Chemical Regulations

NEW YORK, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global manufacturers are facing increasing pressure to balance the economic and societal impact of...

Jun 27, 2007, 01:00 ET

Action and Reaction: Developing a Sustainable Approach to Emerging Chemical Issues August 9-10, 2007

NEW YORK, June 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued by the American National Standards Institute: WHAT Action and...

Jun 18, 2007, 01:00 ET

New ANSI Accreditation Program to Improve Quality of U.S. Workforce

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to calls from government and industry for a national system to better protect the...

May 17, 2007, 01:00 ET

Standards Panel Announces Open Comment Period on Healthcare IT Documents

NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), a multi-stakeholder group...

Apr 09, 2007, 01:00 ET

ANSI Launches Improved e-Learning Website www.StandardsLearn.org

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity...

Mar 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

'Standards and the Global Village' to Celebrate the Effect of Standards on Society and the Economy

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- From air quality to children's toys and from alternative sources of energy to security and privacy on the...

Mar 14, 2007, 01:00 ET

ANSI and SFI, Inc. Unite Behind Sustainable Forestry Accreditation Service

WASHINGTON, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), Inc....

Mar 12, 2007, 01:00 ET

ANSI Appoints Scott P. Cooper as Vice President of Government Relations

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private non-profit organization that administers and...

Jan 25, 2007, 00:00 ET

HHS Secretary Leavitt Accepts Recommendations from Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Michael O. Leavitt announced on...

Nov 13, 2006, 00:00 ET

ANSI Announces Improved Site License Service

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- An improved site license delivery mechanism for standards launched officially today using a subscription...

Nov 01, 2006, 00:00 ET

Standards Panel Delivers Interoperability Specifications to Support Nationwide Health Information Network

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), a multi-stakeholder group facilitating the...

Sep 19, 2006, 01:00 ET

DHS Assistant Secretary Named On Eve of ANSI Homeland Security Conference

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the fifth plenary meeting of the American National Standards Institute's Homeland Security...

Sep 15, 2006, 01:00 ET

Internet Security Alliance and American National Standards Institute Announce New Collaboration for Improving Information Security

ARLINGTON, Va. and NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet Security Alliance (ISAlliance) and the American National Standards Institute...

Sep 07, 2006, 01:00 ET

FDNY 9/11 Hero to Address Standards Experts on Emergency Preparedness

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As the first New York City Fire Department (FDNY) chief on the scene during the World Trade Center attacks,...

Sep 06, 2006, 01:00 ET

Standardization and Innovation - ANSI Annual Conference October 11, 2006

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- "Standardization and Innovation" is the theme of the American National Standards Institute's 2006 Annual...

Aug 08, 2006, 01:00 ET

ANSI Announces Improved Search Engine for Standards

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary consensus standardization...

Jul 14, 2006, 01:00 ET

Katrina Workshop Cites National Standards as 'Critical' for Emergency Preparedness

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Standards are "absolutely critical" to the success of emergency preparedness efforts in the U.S., according to...

Jun 30, 2006, 01:00 ET

Panel Recommends Initial Standards to Support Nationwide Health Information Network

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP) has identified for the U.S. Department of Health...

Jun 05, 2006, 01:00 ET

Strategies for Enhancing U.S. Competitiveness in the Global Marketplace to be Set at 'Options for Action' Summit

NEW YORK, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Government agencies and private interests are investing heavily in developing economies as a means to influence...

Dec 16, 2005, 00:00 ET

United States Standards Strategy Offers Framework for U.S. Business and International Trade

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) became the first entity to approve...