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.

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
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
Fax: (314) 733-8060
Point of Contact: Ann Hendrich R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N.
Point of Contact Phone: (314) 733-8188
Point of Contact Email: Ann.Hendrich@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
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
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
Fax: (615) 373-9704
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
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
Child Health Patient Safety Organization, Inc.
PSO Number: 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
Fax: (913) 766-7817
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
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
Diagnostic Quality Assurance
PSO Number: P0170
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Quality Star, LLC
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: May 25, 2016 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 17117 Oak Dr. Suite A, Omaha, Nebraska 68130
PSO Phone Number: (888) 519-4229
Point of Contact: Mark L Priebe
Point of Contact Phone: (321) 480-3347
Point of Contact Email: mark.priebe@qualitystar.net (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 05/25/2016 and 05/24/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Emergency Medical Error Reduction Group
PSO Number: P0133
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Center for Leadership, Innovation and Research in EMS
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 28, 2012 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 2800 North 7th Street, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56303
PSO Phone Number: (919) 448-8618
Fax: (320) 251-8154
Point of Contact: Matthew Womble
Point of Contact Phone: (919) 448-8618
Point of Contact Email: matt.womble@emerg.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 11/28/2016 and 11/27/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Fides, LLC
PSO Number: P0134
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Spectrum Medical Group, P.A.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: October 10, 2012 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 324 Gannett Drive, Suite 200, South Portland, Maine 04106
PSO Phone Number: (207) 482-7800
Point of Contact: Jan Ferguson JD
Point of Contact Phone: (207) 482-7800
Point of Contact Email: ferguj9@spectrummg.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 10/10/2016 and 10/09/2018
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
HPI Press Ganey PSO
PSO Number: P0185
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Press Ganey
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 12, 2016 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 5041 Corporate Woods Drive Ste 180, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462
PSO Phone Number: (202) 740-6174
Point of Contact: Caryn Lea Woods
Point of Contact Phone: (913) 800-4954
Point of Contact Email: caryn.woods@pressganey.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 12/12/2016 and 12/11/2018
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
Louisiana Alliance for Patient Safety PSO
PSO Number: 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
Fax: (225) 923-1004
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 11/08/2016 and 11/07/2018
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
Nebraska Coalition for Patient Safety
PSO Number: P0076
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Nebraska Hospital Association
  • Nebraska Medical Association
  • Nebraska Nurses Association
  • Nebraska Pharmacists' Association
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: October 14, 2009 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 985565 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198-5565
PSO Phone Number: (402) 559-8421
Fax: (402) 552-2152
Point of Contact: Gail E. Brondum
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 10/14/2017 and 10/13/2019
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
Somnia Patient Safety Organization, Inc.
PSO Number: P0112
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Somnia, Inc.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: July 20, 2011 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 10 Commerce Drive, New Rochelle, New York 10801
PSO Phone Number: (914) 637-3512
Point of Contact: Hugh Morgan
Point of Contact Phone: (201) 400-9795
Point of Contact Email: hmorgan@somniainc.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 07/20/2017 and 07/19/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
The PSO Advisory, LLC
PSO Number: P0089
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: May 5, 2010 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 573 Mendon Road, Suite 2, Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864
PSO Phone Number: (401) 228-7590
Fax: (401) 465-6979
Point of Contact: William P Smith RPH, MS
Point of Contact Phone: (401) 228-7590
Point of Contact Email: wpsmith@thepsoadvisory.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 05/05/2016 and 05/04/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
The Patient Safety Research Foundation, Inc.
PSO Number: P0043
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Walgreen Co.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: January 14, 2009 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 200 Wilmot Road MS-2194, Deerfield, Illinois 60015-4681
PSO Phone Number: (847) 315-3379
Fax: (847) 315-3109
Point of Contact: Natasha Farah Polster RPh
Point of Contact Phone: (847) 315-3379
Point of Contact Email: tasha.polster@walgreens.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 01/14/2017 and 01/13/2019
Disclosures & Finding:
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: Yes
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