Federally-Listed PSOs

Below is a list of PSOs that are currently listed by AHRQ. A health care provider can only obtain the confidentiality and privilege protections of the Patient Safety Act by working with a Federally-listed PSO.

Use the categories on the left to filter the list of PSOs or search a PSO name.

Note: AHRQ updates the PSO information contained within the directories weekly, as needed; changes are made when there are newly listed PSOs and/or when existing information requires revision. Changes that would otherwise be effective on a weekend day or holiday will be effective on the next business day. Information contained in the directories is based on attestations that the PSOs provide. To update PSO contact information, please use the Change of Listing Information form; to update profile information, please go to the PSO PPC Web site.

There are 87 total PSOs listed by AHRQ.

PLEASE NOTE: To search for a PSO by State, use the 2 letter state abbreviation. Example: Kansas = KS

Alliance for Patient Medication Safety - P0020
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • NASPA
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 10, 2008 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 2530 Professional Road, Suite 202, Richmond, VA 23235
PSO Phone Number: (804) 422-6311
Point of Contact: Taramarie (Tara) Modisett
Point of Contact Phone: (804) 422-6311, ext. 107
Point of Contact Email: tara@naspa.us (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 12/10/2020 through 12/09/2022
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Ascension Healthcare Patient Safety Organization - P0111
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Ascension
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: May 11, 2011 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 4600 Edmundson Road, St. Louis, MO 63134
PSO Phone Number: 314-733-8164
Point of Contact: Ruth Eaker
Point of Contact Phone: 314-733-8164
Point of Contact Email: Ruth.Eaker@ascension.org (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 05/11/2019 through 05/10/2021
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: Yes
Clarity PSO - P0015
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Clarity Group, Inc.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 19, 2008 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 8725 W Higgins Road, Suite 810, Chicago, IL 60631
PSO Phone Number: (773) 867-8066
Point of Contact: Thomas F. Piotrowski
Point of Contact Phone: (773) 867-8066
Point of Contact Email: tpiotrowski@claritypso.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 11/19/2018 through 11/18/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
The PSO Advisory, LLC - P0089
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: May 5, 2010 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 30 Cargill Rd, Cumberland, RI 02864
PSO Phone Number: (401) 228-7590
Point of Contact: William P Smith RPH, MS
Point of Contact Phone: 401-228-7590
Point of Contact Email: wpsmith@thepsoadvisory.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 05/05/2018 through 05/04/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
The Patient Safety Research Foundation, Inc. - P0043
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Walgreen Co.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: January 14, 2009 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 200 Wilmot Road MS-2194, Deerfield, IL 60015-4681
PSO Phone Number: (847) 315-3379
Point of Contact: Natasha Farah Polster
Point of Contact Phone: 847-315-3379
Point of Contact Email: tasha.polster@walgreens.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 01/14/2019 through 01/13/2021
Disclosures & Finding: The Department of Health and Human Services determined no action was required regarding the PSO's relationships with the following contracting provider(s):
  • Walgreen Co.
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: Yes