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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...

Nov 01, 2005, 00:00 ET

S. Joe Bhatia Named American National Standards Institute President and CEO

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- S. Joe Bhatia has been appointed as the new president and chief executive officer of the American National...

Oct 06, 2005, 01:00 ET

New Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel Formed Under Contract by DHHS

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A contract award announced today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will support a new...

Jul 07, 2005, 01:00 ET

American National Standards Institute Announces Call for Nominations for its 2005 Leadership and Service Awards

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the Call for Nominations for its 2005 Leadership...

May 16, 2005, 01:00 ET

American National Standards Institute Launches Search for President and CEO

NEW YORK, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private, non-profit organization (501[c]3) that administers...

Apr 07, 2005, 01:00 ET

Public Forum on the United States Standards Strategy

WHY: The United States Standards Strategy (USSS) is a revision of the National Standards Strategy for the United...

Mar 08, 2005, 00:00 ET

U.S. Standards Strategy Now Available for Public Review and Comment; Comments Must Be Submitted By April 18, 2005

NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Standards Strategy (USSS), a revision of the National Standards Strategy for the United...

Feb 28, 2005, 00:00 ET

ANSI President and CEO Mark W. Hurwitz Announces Intent to Retire at Year-End 2005

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark W. Hurwitz, Ed.D., CAE, president and chief executive officer of the American National Standards...

Dec 14, 2004, 00:00 ET

In Pilot Program, ANSI to Accredit Certification Bodies That Audit Suppliers Under the FMI Safe Quality Food Program

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has selected the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to accredit...

Aug 05, 2004, 01:00 ET

ANSI Establishes Nanotechnology Standards Panel

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute announced today the formation of the Nanotechnology Standards Panel...

Jun 14, 2004, 01:00 ET

ANSI Submits Analysis of IPR Policies on Trade with China

NEW YORK, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- "The trade challenges facing U.S. industry can be tied directly to intellectual property rights (IPR) concerns...

May 18, 2004, 01:00 ET

Commerce Department Releases Results of Standards Initiative Aimed at Reducing Trade Barriers

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) welcomed a report announced today by Commerce Secretary...

Apr 29, 2004, 01:00 ET
A F VICE CHAIR OF 9-11 COMMISSION AT ANSI RECEPTION VICE CHAIR OF 9-11 COMMISSION AT ANSI RECEPTION

The Honorable Lee H. Hamilton, vice chair of the 9-11 Commission (left), appeared today at a reception hosted by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to receive a recommendation on emergency preparedness and business continuity. Presented by ANSI president and CEO Mark W. Hurwitz (right), the Institute recommended a voluntary national preparedness standard based on criteria developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). (PRNewsFoto)[AS]
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 04/29/2004

9-11 Commission Presented with Recommendation on Emergency Preparedness

FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honorable Lee H. Hamilton, Vice Chair of the 9-11 Commission, appeared today at a reception...

Mar 10, 2004, 00:00 ET

ANSI-HSSP Workshops to Develop Recommendations to 9-11 Commission

NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Homeland Security Standards Panel of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI-HSSP) is nearing...

Sep 04, 2003, 01:00 ET

FDNY Hero to Share 9-11 Lessons with Standards Experts

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As the first Chief on the scene during the World Trade Center attacks, Joseph W. Pfeifer, Chief of Planning...

Sep 03, 2003, 01:00 ET

Conference for Food Protection and ANSI Unite Behind Food Safety

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Three organizations have been accredited under a new, nationally recognized program for agencies that certify...

Mar 03, 2003, 00:00 ET

ANSI Launches Accreditation Program for Personnel Certification Bodies

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private non-profit organization that administers and...

Feb 06, 2003, 00:00 ET

ANSI Forms Homeland Security Standards Panel as Coordination Body for Private and Public Sectors

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private non-profit organization that administers...