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 83 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
Street Address: 4600 Edmundson Road, St. Louis, Missouri 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
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
Street Address: 4000 Meridian Boulevard, Franklin, Tennessee 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 01/11/2018 through 01/10/2020
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
Street Address: 5200 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania 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
HCA Patient Safety Organization, LLC - P0157
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • HCA Holdings, Inc. (direct parent: EP Holdco, LLC)
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: April 9, 2014 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: One Park Plaza, Nashville, Tennessee 37203
PSO Phone Number: (615) 344-2293
Point of Contact: Sharon Weidner Hickman
Point of Contact Phone: 615-344-1254
Point of Contact Email: Sharon.Hickman@hcahealthcare.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 04/09/2018 through 04/08/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety - P0087
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Illinois Health and Hospital Association
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: April 28, 2010 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 1151 East Warrenville Road, Naperville, Illinois 60566
PSO Phone Number: 630-276-5682
Point of Contact: Carrie Pinasco
Point of Contact Phone: 630-276-5845
Point of Contact Email: cpinasco@team-iha.org (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 04/28/2020 through 04/27/2022
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
Street Address: 1025 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Suite 420 East, Washington, District of Columbia 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
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
Street Address: 4200 Innslake Drive, Suite 204, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
PSO Phone Number: 804-965-1214
Point of Contact: Abraham Segres
Point of Contact Phone: 804-965-1214
Point of Contact Email: asegres@vhha.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 09/11/2019 through 09/10/2021
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
Street Address: 155 North Wacker Drive, 40th floor, Chicago, Illinois 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