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.

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
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):
  • American Medical Foundation for Peer Review and Education
  • 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, 11th Floor, 11D, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
PSO Phone Number: 215-545-6363
Point of Contact: Evelyn Baram-Clothier Ph.G, JD
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 03/13/2019 and 03/12/2021
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
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
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 11/05/2018 and 11/04/2020
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 11/05/2020 and 11/04/2022
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No