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
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
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
Center for the Assessment of Radiological Sciences PSO - 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 - 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
Dental Patient Safety Foundation - P0198
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: October 19, 2017 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 16011 S. 108th Ave., Orland Park, Illinois 60467
PSO Phone Number: (833) 216-7931
Point of Contact: Robert Craig Bosack DDS
Point of Contact Phone: (708) 460-9100
Point of Contact Email: r.bosack@comcast.net (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 10/19/2017 and 10/18/2019
Disclosures & Finding: None
Encompass Health Patient Safety Organization, LLC - P0187
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Encompass Health Corporation
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 21, 2016 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 9001 Liberty Parkway, Birmingham, Alabama 35242
PSO Phone Number: (205) 968-7057
Point of Contact: Lynne Lee RN, JD
Point of Contact Phone: (205) 968-4448
Point of Contact Email: Lynne.Lee@encompasshealth.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 11/21/2018 and 11/20/2020
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 11/05/2018 and 11/04/2020
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
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
Select Medical Patient Safety and Quality Institute, LLC - P0199
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Select Medical Corporation
  • Select Medical Holdings Corporation
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: June 13, 2018 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 4714 Gettysburg Road, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055
PSO Phone Number: (717) 920-6757
Point of Contact: Joan P. Alverzo PhD, CRRN
Point of Contact Phone: (973) 985-6764
Point of Contact Email: JAlverzo@SMPSQI.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 06/13/2018 and 06/12/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
UHS Acute Care PSO - P0110
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • UHS of Delaware, Inc.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: April 22, 2014 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 367 South Gulph Road, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406
PSO Phone Number: (610) 382-3385
Point of Contact: Heidi Speirs
Point of Contact Phone: (610) 382-1057
Point of Contact Email: heidi.speirs@uhsinc.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 04/22/2018 and 04/21/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: Yes
USACS PSO - 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
Point of Contact: Lisa Love
Point of Contact Phone: (330) 492-4559, ext. 1533
Point of Contact Email: lovel@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 - 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
Point of Contact: Ann Limbach RN, JD, CPHRM
Point of Contact Phone: 205-678-8342
Point of Contact Email: ann.limbach@usap.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 06/15/2018 and 06/14/2020
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):
  • US Anesthesia Providers of Florida
  • US Anesthesia Partners of Texas
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