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.

Ascension Healthcare Patient Safety Organization
PSO Number: 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) 733-8188
Fax: (314) 733-8060
Point of Contact: Ann Hendrich R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N.
Point of Contact Phone: (314) 733-8188
Point of Contact Email: Ann.Hendrich@Ascension.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 05/11/2017 and 05/10/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: Yes
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
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
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
HCA Patient Safety Organization, LLC
PSO Number: 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
Fax: (877) 907-6903
Point of Contact: Ruth O. Westcott RN, BSN
Point of Contact Phone: (615) 344-2322
Point of Contact Email: ruth.westcott@hcahealthcare.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 04/09/2016 and 04/08/2018
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
Quality Alliance Patient Safety Organization
PSO Number: P0163
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Memorial Health System
  • Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance
  • Southern Illinois University HealthCare
  • Springfield Clinic, LLP
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: October 16, 2014 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 228 W. Miller St. Rm 410 , Springfield, Illinois 62702
PSO Phone Number: (217) 588-2884
Point of Contact: Carol Hafley
Point of Contact Phone: (217) 588-2884
Point of Contact Email: hafley.carol@mhsil.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 10/16/2018 and 10/15/2020
Disclosures & Finding:
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 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
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