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

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 05/11/2021 through 05/10/2023
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
PSO 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
Child Health Patient Safety Organization, Inc. - P0119
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • National Association of Children's Hospitals (N.A.C.H.)
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: October 12, 2011 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 16011 College Blvd, Suite 250, Lenexa, KS 66219
PSO Phone Number: (913) 981-4118
Point of Contact: Barbara Weis
Point of Contact Phone: (913) 981-4117
Point of Contact Email: barbara.weis@childrenshospitals.org (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 10/12/2019 through 10/11/2021
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) - P0009
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 5, 2008 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 200 Lakeside Drive, Suite 200, Horsham, PA 19044
PSO Phone Number: (215) 947-7797
Point of Contact: Ann D. Shastay RN, MSN, AOCN
Point of Contact Phone: (215) 947-7797
Point of Contact Email: ashastay@ismp.org (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 11/05/2020 through 11/04/2022
Disclosures & Finding: None
Nebraska Coalition for Patient Safety - P0076
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Nebraska Hospital Association
  • Nebraska Medical Association
  • Nebraska Nurses Association
  • Nebraska Pharmacists Association
  • Nebraska Pharmacists' Association
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: October 14, 2009 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 986055 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-6055
PSO Phone Number: 402-559-8421
Point of Contact: Gail E Brondum LPN
Point of Contact Phone: 402-559-8421
Point of Contact Email: gail.brondum@unmc.edu (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 10/14/2019 through 10/13/2021
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
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