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.

Academic Medical Center (AMC) PSO - 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
Point of Contact: Katherine Zigmont
Point of Contact Phone: 617-450-6804
Point of Contact Email: kzigmont@rmf.harvard.edu (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 12/22/2018 through 12/21/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
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
Street Address: 1215 K Street, Suite 930, Sacramento, California 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
Center for Patient Safety - P0011
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 5, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 4215 Philips Farm Rd, Ste 101-A, Columbia, Missouri 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
Street Address: 8725 W Higgins Road, Suite 810, Chicago, Illinois 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
Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) - 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
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
MHA Keystone Center - 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
Point of Contact: Adam Novak
Point of Contact Phone: (517) 886-8257
Point of Contact Email: anovak@mha.org (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 01/07/2019 through 01/06/2021
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative - 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
Point of Contact: Elizabeth Seese MS
Point of Contact Phone: 734-763-3717
Point of Contact Email: elizasan@med.umich.edu (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 04/24/2019 through 04/23/2021
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
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
Street Address: 519 South 40th Plaza Circle, Omaha, Nebraska 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
PsychSafe (Component PSO of UHS of Delaware, Inc. Behavioral Health Division) - 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
Point of Contact: Karen E Johnson
Point of Contact Phone: 847-993-3115
Point of Contact Email: karen.johnson@uhsinc.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 10/07/2019 through 10/06/2021
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Select Medical Patient Safety and Quality Institute, LLC - P0199
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Select Medical Corporation
  • Select Medical Holdings Corporation
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: June 13, 2018 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 4714 Gettysburg Road, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055
PSO Phone Number: (717) 920-6757
Point of Contact: Joan P. Alverzo PhD, CRRN
Point of Contact Phone: (973) 985-6764
Point of Contact Email: JAlverzo@SMPSQI.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 06/13/2018 through 06/12/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety - 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
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 07/01/2019 through 06/30/2021
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
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
Street Address: 2400 Weston Parkway, Cary, North Carolina 27513
PSO Phone Number: 919-677-4212
Point of Contact: Dean Christopher Higgins
Point of Contact Phone: 919-677-4212
Point of Contact Email: dhiggins@ncha.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
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) 965-5738
Point of Contact: Joan D. Williamson
Point of Contact Phone: (804) 965-1226
Point of Contact Email: jwilliamson@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