DSIDC meetings are typically held every 2 months via Zoom on the second Thursday unless otherwise noted below.

Next meeting is tentatively scheduled for either June 20th or June 27th at 9:00am CDT. Will update once exact date is determined.

Public comments welcome.  To attend the meetings via Zoom please email and include the “DSIDC Meeting” with the date and time in the subject line. In the email body, include rationale for attending meeting. Invites will be sent within 24 hours of meeting.

Meeting minutes from last DSIDC Meeting:

Call to Order – Dr. Bryan Laskin called the meeting to order on 4/11/2024 at 9:00 am CDT

Roll Call – DSIDC Members

  • Dr. Bryan Laskin- Present
  • Debora Carrier- Present
  • Aleh Matus – Present
  • David Pryor – Present

Others in attendance:

  • Megan Hennen
  • Dr. Margaret Scarlett
  • Eric Kirnbauer¬†¬†
  • Dr. Joel Knutson
  • Mary Beth Swift

Conflict of Interest Statement: read by Dr. Bryan Laskin

Minutes –

Bryan motioned to approve minutes from previous meeting on 2/4/2024

Dave and Debora seconded motion to approve

No opposition, motioned passed

Unfinished business

  • None from last meeting

New Business

  • Update on THOR draft  (designs how patients get access to dental records) – working on final details to be ready for public review
  • Update on PAIID 1.1 and 2.1 – certain criteria that WG was waiting on to continue draft has been received and progress is continuing with both drafts
  • Looking at creating a new standard around emergency care for dental, Please email if you are interested in participating in the working group
  • Next meeting would fall on Thursday, June 13th at 9:00am CDT, but will need to be rescheduled to either June 20th or 27th at 9:00am CDT. Megan will reach out to voting members of DSIDC to determine new date and will announce to members as well as post on DSI website
  • Floor was open to discussion:
    • Dr. Joel Knutson initiated discussion around cybersecurity & meeting federal standards. Bryan and Joel decided to continue conversation further at separate meeting due to time constraints of this DSIDC reporting meeting
    • Stemming from conversation on cybersecurity and federal standards, a discussion was had on interoperability and the dental/medical record. It was suggested to continue the conversation on interoperability within the work of DSI during a separate meeting (for whoever is interested) and for those who are interested in also taking a part in the ADA Standards Working Group on interoperability to reach out to Bryan at
    • No further new business was brought up

Adjournment – 

Bryan motioned to adjourn the meeting

Dave seconded motion to approve

No opposition, motioned passed

Meeting adjourned at 9:28am CDT

Minutes taken by Megan Hennen