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 84 total PSOs listed by AHRQ.

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
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
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
DARTNet Institute Patient Safety Organization
PSO Number: P0176
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • DARTNet Institute
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 22, 2015 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 12635 East Montview Blvd, Aurora, Colorado 80045
PSO Phone Number: 800-434-0278
Point of Contact: Danica Schrader
Point of Contact Phone: (720) 232-6153
Point of Contact Email: Danica.Schrader@dartnet.info (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 12/22/2017 and 12/21/2019
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
Point of Contact: William M. Marella
Point of Contact Phone: (610) 825-6000, ext. 5173
Point of Contact Email: WMarella@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
Point of Contact: Sharon Weidner Hickman
Point of Contact Phone: 615-344-1254
Point of Contact Email: Sharon.Hickman@hcahealthcare.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 04/09/2018 and 04/08/2020
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
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 04/28/2018 and 04/27/2020
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
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
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
Point of Contact: Claudia Paren
Point of Contact Phone: (919) 677-4134
Point of Contact Email: cparen@ncha.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 12/10/2018 and 12/09/2020
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
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 11/05/2020 and 11/04/2022
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No