American National Standards Institute
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American National Standards Institute

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private nonprofit organization that administers and coordinates the United States voluntary standards and conformity assessment system. Founded in 1918, it is the official U.S. representative to the world’s leading standards organizations, including the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and other regional.

American National Standards Institute

The current ONC-Approved Accreditor (ONC-AA) for the ONC HIT Certification Program. The ONC-AA accredits organizations to certify EHR technology and perform other responsibilities under the ONC HIT Certification Program.

American National Standards Institute

Encourages the use of US standards internationally and the adoption of international standards as national standards.

American National Standards Institute

American National Standards Institute. ANSI is the national standards body for the United States. Through its accredited standards committees, ANSI develops and maintains the standards for all applications of technology and mechanics for U.S. industry.

American National Standards Institute

(1) The American National Standards Institute. (2) The Microsoft collective name for all Windows code pages. Sometimes used specifically for code page 1252, which is a superset of ISO/IEC 8859-1.

American National Standards Institute

American National Standards Institute; the primary organization for fostering the development of technology standards in the United States.

American National Standards Institute

A non-profit organization (501(c)3) that administers and coordinates voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.

American National Standards Institute

A privately funded, voluntary membership organization that identifies industrial and public need for national consensus standards and coordinates their development. Many ANSI standards relate to safe design/performance of equipment and safe practices or procedures. 

American National Standards Institute

Voluntary organization comprised of corporate, government, and other members that coordinates standards - related activities, approves U.S. national standards, and develops positions for the United States in international standards organizations. ANSI helps develop international and U.S. standards relating to, among other things, communications and networking. ANSI is a member of the IEC and the ISO.

American National Standards Institute

A private, nonprofit membership organization that coordinates the development and approval of voluntary consensus standards in the United States.

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