Meetings

Next Meeting set for Thursday, 6/2/2022 7:00 am CDT.  

Public comments welcome.  To attend the meetings via Zoom please email dentalstandards@gmail.com and include the “DSI 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: Bryan Laskin called meeting to order on 4/7/22 at 7:02 am CDT.

Roll Call DSIDC:
Dr. Bryan Laskin- present
Debora Carrier- present
Aleh Matus – present
David Pryor – present

Others in attendance:
Megan Hennen
Jennifer Fernjack
Eric Kirnbauer

Conflict of Interest Statement:
“If there’s anyone that has joined us that feels that they have a potential conflict of interest, please speak up at this time as our work on Standards is done through consensus, ensuring betterment of the profession and the patients we serve.”

Announcements:
Public comments should be placed in the chat below and will be addressed at the end of the meeting during new business. Also, it is preferable to have comments emailed to dentalstandards@gmail.com. All comments must specify the standard draft in question and will be posted under that standard draft tab on dentalstandardsinstitute.com.

Minutes:
Bryan motioned to approve minutes from previous meeting on 12/2/2021
Dave seconded motion to approve
No opposition, motioned passed

Unfinished business:
DSI ODINST1.1:2021 workgroup still in development – however likely will be retracted soon, based on work that I am doing with the ADA SCDI
ANSI/DSI DCNST1.1:2021 workgroup still in development – technical elements. Please email dentalstandards@gmail.com if interested in participating in working group.

New Business:
Standard Drafts Update:
BSR/RCST1.1:202x Systemization of Notifications Regarding Dental Patient Recall (DPR) completed 45-day BSR 8 public review on 9/21/2020. Holding off on consensus body vote at this time to work on the technical section of the draft.

ERST1.1:202X The Dental Practice Medical Emergency Kit Design, Contents and location, and TDST1.1-202X The Usage of Teledentistry For Remote Prediagnostic Dental Care, drafts still under development-not ready for BSR submission for public review.

Currently in discussion with ADA on new standard around dental informatics which could involve ODIN (reason for possibly retracting DSI ODINST1.1:2021). Bryan to be leading working group with the ADA.

DSI starting a workgroup focused on insurance adjudication. Bryan will be leading a group at NDEIC meeting 5/9-5/11 in San Diego. There will likely be a new Standard or 2 proposed. More information to come at the next DSIDC meeting.

Audit with ANSI is coming up in June – working on preparing audit materials.

Next DSIDC meeting is scheduled for June 2, 2022. (1st Thursday of every other month)

Floor was open to discussion, but no further new business was brought up.

Adjournment:
Bryan motioned to adjourn the meeting
Dave seconded the motion to adjourn
No opposition, motioned passed

Meeting adjourned at 7:10 am CDT
Meeting minutes taken by Megan Hennen