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.

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
Fax: (301) 215-5788
Point of Contact: Srijana Rajbhandary
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
PSO Number: 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
Fax: (617) 450-8295
Point of Contact: Jerin Raj
Point of Contact Phone: (617) 450-5586
Point of Contact Email: jraj@rmf.harvard.edu (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 12/22/2016 and 12/21/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Alliance for Patient Medication Safety
PSO Number: P0020
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • NASPA
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 10, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 2530 Professional Road, Suite 202, Richmond, Virginia 23235
PSO Phone Number: (804) 422-6311
Fax: (804) 612-6555
Point of Contact: Taramarie (Tara) Modisett
Point of Contact Phone: (804) 422-6311
Point of Contact Email: tara@naspa.us (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
American Medical Foundation Patient Safety Organization
PSO Number: P0141
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • The American Medical Foundation for Peer Review and Education
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: March 13, 2013 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 237 S. 18th Street Suite 11C, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
PSO Phone Number: (215) 545-6363
Fax: (215) 545-2163
Point of Contact: Evelyn Baram-Clothier Ph.G, J.D.
Point of Contact Phone: (215) 545-6363
Point of Contact Email: ebc@medicalfoundation.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 03/13/2017 and 03/12/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
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
Fax: (916) 554-2299
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
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
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
Fax: (608) 262-2413
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 08/28/2017 and 08/27/2019
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
Fax: (773) 864-8281
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
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
Healthcare Improvement, Inc. PSO
PSO Number: P0123
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Inspirien Insurance Company
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: April 4, 2012 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 509 Oliver Road, Montgomery, Alabama 36117
PSO Phone Number: (334) 323-4132
Fax: (334) 270-8314
Point of Contact: Marie Howatt RN,BSN,MHSA,CPHQ,LHRM
Point of Contact Phone: (334) 323-4132
Point of Contact Email: MHowatt@healthcarepso.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 04/04/2018 and 04/03/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)
PSO Number: 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
Fax: (215) 914-1492
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 11/05/2016 and 11/04/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety & Quality
PSO Number: 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
Fax: (502) 426-6226
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
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
PsychSafe (Component PSO of UHS of Delaware, Inc. Behavioral Health Division)
PSO Number: 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
Fax: (847) 292-4404
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 10/07/2017 and 10/06/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
USACS PSO
PSO Number: P0124
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • USACS Management Group
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: March 28, 2012 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 4535 Dressler Rd NW, Canton, Ohio 44718
PSO Phone Number: (330) 493-4443
Fax: (330) 451-4172
Point of Contact: Marisa Patrice Stoll
Point of Contact Phone: (330) 493-4443
Point of Contact Email: mstoll@usacs.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 03/28/2018 and 03/27/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
USAP PSO
PSO Number: P0178
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • United States Anesthesia Partners
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: June 15, 2016 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 6606 LBJ Freeway, Suite 200, Dallas, Texas 75240
PSO Phone Number: (972) 663-8522
Fax: (972) 715-9992
Point of Contact: Richard P. Dutton MD, MBA
Point of Contact Phone: (972) 663-8522
Point of Contact Email: richard.dutton@usap.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 06/15/2016 and 06/14/2018
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