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 88 total PSOs listed by AHRQ.

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

The Quality Center Patient Safety Organization - P0025
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • NCHA, Inc. DBA North Carolina Healthcare Association
  • North Carolina Hospital Association
  • North Carolina Hospital Foundation
  • North Carolina Hospital Foundation, Inc.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 10, 2008 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 2400 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513
PSO Phone Number: (919) 677-4212
Point of Contact: Shelby Lassiter
Point of Contact Phone: 919-677-4134
Point of Contact Email: slassiter@ncha.org (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
Virginia PSO - P0151
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association
  • Virginia Hospital Research and Education Foundation
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: September 11, 2013 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: P.O. Box 31394, Richmond, VA 23294
PSO Phone Number: 804-965-1214
Point of Contact: Kristie Lynne Burnette
Point of Contact Phone: 804-965-1226
Point of Contact Email: kburnette@vhha.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 09/11/2021 through 09/10/2023
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Vizient™ PSO - P0007
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Vizient Inc
  • Vizient™ Data Services, LLC
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 5, 2008 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 155 North Wacker Drive, 40th floor, Chicago, IL 60606
PSO Phone Number: 312-775-4100
Point of Contact: Ellen M. Flynn RN, MBA, JD
Point of Contact Phone: (312) 775-4292
Point of Contact Email: Ellen.Flynn@vizientinc.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 11/05/2020 through 11/04/2022
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No