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.

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
Point of Contact: Naynesh Kamani MD
Point of Contact Phone: (301) 215-6580
Point of Contact Email: nkamani@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
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
Point of Contact: Ruth M Eaker
Point of Contact Phone: 314-733-8164
Point of Contact Email: Ruth.Eaker@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
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
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
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
Center for the Assessment of Radiological Sciences PSO
PSO Number: P0149
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Center for the Assessment of Radiological Sciences
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: August 28, 2013 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 4913 Waukesha Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53705
PSO Phone Number: (608) 345-5795
Point of Contact: Bruce Thomadsen
Point of Contact Phone: (608) 345-5795
Point of Contact Email: brthomad@cars-pso.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 08/28/2019 and 08/27/2021
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
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
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
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
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
QA to QI LLC
PSO Number: P0091
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: June 30, 2010 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 111 Hunter Drive, West Hartford , Connecticut 06107-1018
PSO Phone Number: (860) 521-8484
Point of Contact: Marc T Edwards MD, MBA
Point of Contact Phone: (860) 521-8484
Point of Contact Email: Marc@QAtoQI.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 06/30/2018 and 06/29/2020
Disclosures & Finding: The Department of Health and Human Services determined no action was required regarding the PSO's relationships with the following contracting provider(s):
  • St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse, NY
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 11/05/2018 and 11/04/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No