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.

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
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
CHPSO - P0002
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • California Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (CAHHS)
  • Hospital Quality Institute (HQI)
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 5, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Mailing address: 1215 K Street, Suite 800, Sacramento, CA 95814
PSO Phone Number: (916) 552-2600
Point of Contact: Barbara Abeling PhD, MS, RN
Point of Contact Phone: 916-552-7614
Point of Contact Email: babeling@chpso.org (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
CHS PSO, LLC - P0122
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • CHS/Community Health Systems, Inc.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: January 11, 2012 12:01 AM ET
Mailing address: 4000 Meridian Boulevard, Franklin, TN 37067
PSO Phone Number: (615) 465-7000
Point of Contact: Terrie Van Buren RN, BSN, MBA, CPPS
Point of Contact Phone: 615-465-7518
Point of Contact Email: terrie_vanburen@chs.net (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 01/11/2020 through 01/10/2022
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Center for Patient Safety - P0011
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 5, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Mailing address: 4215 Philips Farm Rd, Ste 101-A, Columbia, MO 65201
PSO Phone Number: 573-636-1014
Point of Contact: Alexandra Christgen
Point of Contact Phone: (573) 636-1014
Point of Contact Email: achristgen@centerforpatientsafety.org (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 11/05/2018 through 11/04/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
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
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
ECRI Institute PSO - P0008
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • ECRI Institute
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 5, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Mailing address: 5200 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
PSO Phone Number: 866-247-3004
Point of Contact: Sheila Rossi MHA
Point of Contact Phone: (610) 825-6000, ext. 5281
Point of Contact Email: srossi@ecri.org (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 11/05/2018 through 11/04/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Pascal Metrics Inc - P0047
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: February 11, 2009 12:01 AM ET
Mailing address: 1025 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Suite 420 East, Washington, DC 20007
PSO Phone Number: (202) 333-9090
Point of Contact: Alejandra Alvarez
Point of Contact Phone: (202) 333-9090
Point of Contact Email: alejandra.alvarez07@pascalmetrics.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 02/11/2019 through 02/10/2021
Disclosures & Finding: None
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
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
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
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