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

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
PSO 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
Mid-Atlantic Patient Safety Organization - P0024
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Maryland Patient Safety Center, Inc.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 10, 2008 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 6820 Deerpath Road, Elkridge, MD 21075-6234
PSO Phone Number: (410) 540-9210
Point of Contact: Bonnie DiPietro
Point of Contact Phone: (410) 540-5095
Point of Contact Email: bdipietro@mapso.org (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 12/10/2018 through 12/09/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Tennessee Hospital Association PSO - P0066
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Tennessee Hospital Association
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: July 1, 2009 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 5201 Virginia Way, Brentwood, TN 37027
PSO Phone Number: 615-256-8240
Point of Contact: Rhonda Dickman
Point of Contact Phone: 615-401-7404
Point of Contact Email: rdickman@tha.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 07/01/2021 through 06/30/2023
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