Standards

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ANSI/DSI MST1.1 (2020) : Definitions Of Terms In Dental Metrics

ANSI/DSI MST1.1 lists the definition of terms within the dental industry regarding dental metrics, allowing for accurate dental practice support and consistency in communication and alignment in business systems.

These definitions increase dental care quality and ease dentists’ ability to evaluate how they can best be of service to the general public.

ANSI/DSI GSST1.1 (2020) : Graphic Symbols – Pictograms For Information Regarding the Healthcare Patient

ANSI/DSI GSST1.1 defines graphic symbolization and pictogram representation of crucial information regarding the healthcare patient. The goal of this Standard is to address the need for easily identifiable, universal communication of information within the electronic health record (EHR), including electronic dental records (EDR), for the purpose of reducing miscommunications within healthcare. This Standard also defines the visualization of crucial graphic symbols within the EHR.

ANSI/DSI VRST1.1 (2020) : Usage of Therapeutic Virtual Reality for Anxiety Reduction In Healthcare

ANSI/DSI VRST1.1 address the opportunity that Therapeutic Virtual Reality (TVR) presents, as it has been proven to be effective in treating many cases of anxiety in healthcare. This Standard addresses many concerns that can occur if TVR is applied incorrectly, including TVR’s potential to lead to patients getting exposed to nausea-inducing content. Another concern that this Standard directly addresses is the fact that seemingly innocuous content, when displayed in Virtual Reality can also be shocking to which also can have a negative effect on the quality of care. Additionally, infection control protocols for TVR are described.