The ANSI/TIA-222 standard is well known among tower manufacturers and constructors. This year TIA celebrates the 55th anniversary as the nation's first standard providing guidance in the design of communications towers.
Across stakeholders, the need for robust procedures, policies, and systems in place to protect our most sensitive information is increasingly being recognized. Growing cybersecurity threats make it more important than ever for collaboration between private and public interests to comprehensively evaluate and address evolving threats to information security.
Recently, the Department of Health and Human Service's Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requested input on proposed Medicare program revisions to payment policies under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule, and other revisions to Part B for calendar year 2015. Despite its intimidating title, this rulemaking is extremely important.
Over this last weekend, the United States celebrated the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This landmark law that significantly improved life for people with disabilities by prohibiting discrimination towards those with disabilities, and guaranteeing equal opportunities in employment, State and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities and transportation.
TIA aims to promote process improvements that will decrease both the cost and time‐to‐market for equipment manufacturers, ultimately benefiting the end‐user with quicker access to devices at lower costs.