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 05/11/2019 through 05/10/2021
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: Yes
Atrium Health Patient Safety Organization - P0097
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority
    • Parent Organization Alternate Legal Name: Atrium Health
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: August 25, 2010 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 720 East Morehead Street, Suite 101-Quality Dept, Charlotte, NC 28202
PSO Phone Number: 704-355-3704
Point of Contact: Danelle Higgins
Point of Contact Phone: 704-355-3704
Point of Contact Email: danelle.higgins@atriumhealth.org (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 08/25/2020 through 08/24/2022
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
HCA Patient Safety Organization, LLC - 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
PSO Mailing Address: P.O. Box 750, Nashville, TN 37202
PSO Phone Number: (615) 344-2293
Point of Contact: Sharon Weidner Hickman
Point of Contact Phone: 615-344-1254
Point of Contact Email: Sharon.Hickman@hcahealthcare.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 04/09/2018 through 04/08/2020
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
PSO Mailing Address: 1151 East Warrenville Road, Naperville, IL 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
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
PSO Mailing Address: 2400 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513
PSO Phone Number: 919-677-4212
Point of Contact: Shelby Lassiter
Point of Contact Phone: 919-677-4134
Point of Contact Email: slassiter@ncha.org (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 12/10/2020 through 12/09/2022
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