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 82 total PSOs listed by AHRQ.

AABB Center for Patient Safety - 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: Srijana Rajbhandary MPH
Point of Contact Phone: (240) 333-6608
Point of Contact Email: srajbhandary@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
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)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 12/22/2018 and 12/21/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
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
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 05/11/2019 and 05/10/2021
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: Yes
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)
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
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
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 - 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
Child Health Patient Safety Organization, Inc. - P0119
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • National Association of Children's Hospitals (N.A.C.H.)
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: October 12, 2011 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 16011 College Blvd, Suite 250, Lenexa, Kansas 66219
PSO Phone Number: (913) 981-4118
Point of Contact: Barbara Weis
Point of Contact Phone: (913) 981-4117
Point of Contact Email: barbara.weis@childrenshospitals.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 10/12/2017 and 10/11/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
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)
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
DARTNet Institute Patient Safety Organization - 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
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
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
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)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 11/05/2020 and 11/04/2022
Disclosures & Finding: None
Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety & Quality - P0022
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Kentucky Hospital Association
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 26, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 2501 Nelson Miller Parkway, Louisville, Kentucky 40253
PSO Phone Number: (502) 426-6220
Point of Contact: Nancy C. Galvagni
Point of Contact Phone: (502) 426-6220
Point of Contact Email: ngalvagni@kyha.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 11/26/2018 and 11/25/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Louisiana Alliance for Patient Safety PSO - P0186
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Louisiana Hospital Association
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 8, 2016 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 9521 Brookline Ave, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809
PSO Phone Number: (225) 928-0026
Point of Contact: Floyd J. Roberts Jr., MD, FACP, FCCP
Point of Contact Phone: 225-928-0026, ext. 206
Point of Contact Email: froberts@lhaonline.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 11/08/2020 and 11/07/2022
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)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 04/28/2020 and 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)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 10/14/2019 and 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)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 10/07/2019 and 10/06/2021
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)
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