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 85 total PSOs listed by AHRQ.

AABB Center for Patient Safety
PSO Number: P0032
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 17, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 4550 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 700 North Tower , Bethesda, Maryland 20814
PSO Phone Number: (301) 215-6574
Fax: (301) 215-5788
Point of Contact: Srijana Rajbhandary
Point of Contact Phone: (240) 333-6608
Point of Contact Email: srajbhandary@aabb.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 12/17/2018 and 12/16/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Academic Medical Center (AMC) PSO
PSO Number: P0103
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions, Inc.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 22, 2010 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 1325 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
PSO Phone Number: (617) 450-5586
Fax: (617) 450-8295
Point of Contact: Jerin Raj
Point of Contact Phone: (617) 450-5586
Point of Contact Email: jraj@rmf.harvard.edu (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 12/22/2016 and 12/21/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
American Data Network PSO
PSO Number: P0051
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • American Data Network
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: February 25, 2009 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 10809 Executive Center Drive, Searcy Building, Suite 300, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211
PSO Phone Number: (501) 225-5533, ext. 103
Fax: (501) 225-5539
Point of Contact: Stephanie Iorio
Point of Contact Phone: (501) 537-7942
Point of Contact Email: siorio@americandatanetwork.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 02/25/2017 and 02/24/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Anesthesia Quality Institute
PSO Number: P0099
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: September 22, 2010 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 1061 American Lane, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
PSO Phone Number: (847) 268-9192
Fax: (847) 825-2085
Point of Contact: Gerard M. Tarafa
Point of Contact Phone: (847) 268-9159
Point of Contact Email: g.tarafa@asahq.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 09/22/2016 and 09/21/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
CHPSO
PSO Number: 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
Street Address: 1215 K Street, Suite 930, Sacramento, California 95814
PSO Phone Number: (916) 552-2600
Fax: (916) 554-2299
Point of Contact: Rory Jaffe MD, MBA
Point of Contact Phone: (916) 552-7568
Point of Contact Email: rjaffe@chpso.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 11/05/2018 and 11/04/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
CHS PSO, LLC
PSO Number: 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
Fax: (615) 373-9704
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)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 01/11/2018 and 01/10/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Carolinas HealthCare System Patient Safety Organization
PSO Number: P0097
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority d/b/a as the Carolinas Healthcare System
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: August 25, 2010 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 720 East Morehead Street, Suite 101, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
PSO Phone Number: (704) 355-3704
Fax: (704) 355-7449
Point of Contact: Danelle Lynn Higgins
Point of Contact Phone: (704) 355-3507
Point of Contact Email: Danelle.higgins@carolinas.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 08/25/2016 and 08/24/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: Yes
Carolinas Rehabilitation - Patient Safety Organization
PSO Number: P0094
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority d/b/a Carolinas Healthcare System
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: July 28, 2010 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 1100 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203
PSO Phone Number: (704) 355-4460
Fax: (704) 355-7529
Point of Contact: Danelle Higgins
Point of Contact Phone: (704) 355-3704
Point of Contact Email: danelle.higgins@carolinashealthcare.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 07/28/2016 and 07/27/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: Yes
Center for Patient Safety
PSO Number: P0011
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 5, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 2410A Hyde Park Road, Jefferson City, Missouri 65109
PSO Phone Number: (573) 636-1014
Fax: (573) 636-8608
Point of Contact: Alexandra Christgen
Point of Contact Phone: (573) 636-1014
Point of Contact Email: achristgen@centerforpatientsafety.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 11/05/2018 and 11/04/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Chicago Breast Cancer Quality Consortium
PSO Number: P0074
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: September 16, 2009 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 300 S. Ashland, Suite 202, Chicago, Illinois 60607
PSO Phone Number: (312) 942-3368
Fax: (312) 563-2448
Point of Contact: Anne Marie Murphy Ph.D.
Point of Contact Phone: (312) 942-0309
Point of Contact Email: annemarie_murphy@rush.edu (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 09/16/2017 and 09/15/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Child Health Patient Safety Organization, Inc.
PSO Number: 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
Street Address: 16011 College Blvd, Suite 250, Lenexa, Kansas 66219
PSO Phone Number: (913) 981-4118
Fax: (913) 766-7817
Point of Contact: Barbara Weis
Point of Contact Phone: (913) 981-4117
Point of Contact Email: barbara.weis@childrenshospitals.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 10/12/2017 and 10/11/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Clarity PSO
PSO Number: P0015
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Clarity Group, Inc.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 19, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 8725 W Higgins Road, Suite 810, Chicago, Illinois 60631
PSO Phone Number: (773) 867-8066
Fax: (773) 864-8281
Point of Contact: Thomas F. Piotrowski
Point of Contact Phone: (773) 867-8066
Point of Contact Email: tpiotrowski@claritypso.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 11/19/2018 and 11/18/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
ECRI Institute PSO
PSO Number: 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
Fax: (610) 567-1299
Point of Contact: Ronni P. Solomon
Point of Contact Phone: (610) 825-6000, ext. 5158
Point of Contact Email: rsolomon@ecri.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 11/05/2018 and 11/04/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)
PSO Number: P0009
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 5, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 200 Lakeside Drive, Suite 200, Horsham, Pennsylvania 19044
PSO Phone Number: (215) 947-7797
Fax: (215) 914-1492
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)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 11/05/2016 and 11/04/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
MHA Keystone Center
PSO Number: P0038
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • MHA Health Foundation
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: January 7, 2009 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 2112 University Park Drive, Okemos, Michigan 48864
PSO Phone Number: (517) 323-3443
Fax: (517) 703-0601
Point of Contact: Adam Novak
Point of Contact Phone: (517) 886-8257
Point of Contact Email: anovak@mha.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 01/07/2017 and 01/06/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative
PSO Number: P0143
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • University of Michigan Health System
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: April 24, 2013 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 2800 Plymouth Road, Building 16; Floor 1, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109
PSO Phone Number: (734) 998-8200
Fax: (734) 998-8203
Point of Contact: Greta Krapohl PhD, RN
Point of Contact Phone: (734) 998-8200
Point of Contact Email: krapohlg@med.umich.edu (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 04/24/2017 and 04/23/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Mid-Atlantic Patient Safety Organization
PSO Number: 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
Street Address: 6820 Deerpath Road, Elkridge, Maryland 21075-6234
PSO Phone Number: (410) 540-9210
Fax: (410) 540-9139
Point of Contact: Bonnie DiPietro
Point of Contact Phone: (410) 540-5095
Point of Contact Email: bdipietro@mapso.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 12/10/2016 and 12/09/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety
PSO Number: 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
Fax: (630) 717-4780
Point of Contact: Carrie Pinasco
Point of Contact Phone: (630) 276-5845
Point of Contact Email: cpinasco@team-iha.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 04/28/2016 and 04/27/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Nebraska Coalition for Patient Safety
PSO Number: P0076
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Nebraska Hospital Association
  • Nebraska Medical Association
  • Nebraska Nurses Association
  • Nebraska Pharmacists' Association
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: October 14, 2009 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 985565 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198-5565
PSO Phone Number: (402) 559-8421
Fax: (402) 552-2152
Point of Contact: Gail E. Brondum
Point of Contact Phone: (402) 559-8421
Point of Contact Email: gail.brondum@unmc.edu (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 10/14/2017 and 10/13/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Pascal Metrics Inc
PSO Number: 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
Fax: (202) 280-1250
Point of Contact: Alejandra Alvarez
Point of Contact Phone: (202) 333-9090
Point of Contact Email: alejandra.alvarez07@pascalmetrics.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 02/11/2017 and 02/10/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
PsychSafe (Component PSO of UHS of Delaware, Inc. Behavioral Health Division)
PSO Number: P0075
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • UHS of Delaware, Inc.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: October 7, 2009 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 1000 Health Park Drive, Bldg. 3, Suite 400, Brentwood, Tennessee 37027
PSO Phone Number: (847) 993-3115
Fax: (847) 292-4404
Point of Contact: Karen E. Johnson
Point of Contact Phone: (847) 993-3115
Point of Contact Email: Karen.Johnson@uhsinc.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 10/07/2017 and 10/06/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Society for Vascular Surgery Patient Safety Organization, LLC
PSO Number: P0106
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Society for Vascular Surgery
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: February 16, 2011 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 633 North Saint Clair Street, 22nd Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60611
PSO Phone Number: (800) 258-7188
Fax: (312) 334-2320
Point of Contact: James K. Wadzinski
Point of Contact Phone: (312) 334-2311
Point of Contact Email: jwadzinski@vascularsociety.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 02/16/2017 and 02/15/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Surgical Outcomes & Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC)
PSO Number: P0152
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: January 15, 2014 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 633 N. St. Clair Street, 20th floor, Chicago, Illinois 60611
PSO Phone Number: (312) 503-3762
Fax: (312) 695-1462
Point of Contact: Allison Dahlke
Point of Contact Phone: (312) 503-3840
Point of Contact Email: allison.dahlke@northwestern.edu (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 01/15/2016 and 01/14/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety
PSO Number: P0066
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Tennessee Hospital Education and Research Foundation
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: July 1, 2009 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 5201 Virginia Way, Brentwood, Tennessee 37027
PSO Phone Number: (615) 256-8240
Fax: (615) 242-4803
Point of Contact: Rhonda Dickman
Point of Contact Phone: (615) 401-7404
Point of Contact Email: rdickman@tha.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 07/01/2019 and 06/30/2021
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
The PSO Advisory, LLC
PSO Number: P0089
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: May 5, 2010 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 573 Mendon Road, Suite 2, Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864
PSO Phone Number: (401) 228-7590
Fax: (401) 465-6979
Point of Contact: William P Smith RPH, MS
Point of Contact Phone: (401) 228-7590
Point of Contact Email: wpsmith@thepsoadvisory.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 05/05/2016 and 05/04/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
The Quality Center
PSO Number: P0025
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • North Carolina Hospital Association
  • North Carolina Hospital Foundation
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 10, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 2400 Weston Parkway, Cary, North Carolina 27513
PSO Phone Number: (919) 677-4121
Fax: (919) 677-4111
Point of Contact: Karen Southard RN, MHA
Point of Contact Phone: (919) 677-4121
Point of Contact Email: ksouthard@ncha.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 12/10/2016 and 12/09/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Virginia PSO
PSO Number: 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) 965-5738
Point of Contact: Joan D. Williamson
Point of Contact Phone: (804) 965-1226
Point of Contact Email: jwilliamson@vhha.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 09/11/2017 and 09/10/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Vizient™ PSO
PSO Number: 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, Suite 4000, Chicago, Illinois 60606
PSO Phone Number: (312) 775-4100
Fax: (312) 775-4580
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)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 11/05/2018 and 11/04/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Wake up Safe (a component of the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia)
PSO Number: P0030
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • The Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 17, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 2209 Dickens Road, Richmond, Virginia 23230
PSO Phone Number: (804) 282-9780
Fax: (804) 282-0090
Point of Contact: Donald C. Tyler MD, MBA
Point of Contact Phone: (856) 524-0601
Point of Contact Email: wakeupsafe@gmail.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 12/17/2016 and 12/16/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No