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 87 total PSOs listed by AHRQ.

PLEASE NOTE: To search for a PSO by State, use the 2 letter state abbreviation. Example: Kansas = KS

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
PSO Mailing Address: c/o CRICO/RMF, 1325 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215
PSO Phone Number: 617-450-5586
Point of Contact: Joanne Locke
Point of Contact Phone: 617-450-6873
Point of Contact Email: jlocke2@rmf.harvard.edu (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 12/22/2018 through 12/21/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Alliance for Patient Medication Safety - P0020
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • NASPA
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 10, 2008 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 2530 Professional Road, Suite 202, Richmond, VA 23235
PSO Phone Number: (804) 422-6311
Point of Contact: Taramarie (Tara) Modisett
Point of Contact Phone: (804) 422-6311, ext. 107
Point of Contact Email: tara@naspa.us (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 12/10/2020 through 12/09/2022
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
PSO Mailing Address: 1215 K Street, Suite 800, Sacramento, CA 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 11/05/2020 through 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
PSO Mailing Address: 4215 Philips Farm Rd, Ste 101-A, Columbia, MO 65201
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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 11/05/2018 through 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
PSO Mailing Address: 4913 Waukesha Street, Madison, WI 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 08/28/2019 through 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
PSO Mailing Address: 8725 W Higgins Road, Suite 810, Chicago, IL 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 11/19/2018 through 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
PSO Mailing Address: 16011 S. 108th Ave., Orland Park, IL 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 10/19/2019 through 10/18/2021
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
PSO Mailing Address: 9001 Liberty Parkway, Birmingham, AL 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@encompasshealthpso.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 11/21/2020 through 11/20/2022
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
PSO Mailing Address: P.O. Box 750, Nashville, TN 37202
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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 04/09/2018 through 04/08/2020
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
HPI Press Ganey PSO - P0185
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Press Ganey
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 12, 2016 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 5041 Corporate Woods Drive Ste 180, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
PSO Phone Number: 913-800-4954
Point of Contact: Caryn Lea Woods
Point of Contact Phone: (757) 226-7479
Point of Contact Email: Caryn.Woods@pressganey.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 12/12/2018 through 12/11/2020
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
PSO Mailing Address: 200 Lakeside Drive, Suite 200, Horsham, PA 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 11/05/2020 through 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
PSO Mailing Address: P.O. Box 436629, Louisville, KY 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 11/26/2018 through 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
PSO Mailing Address: 1151 East Warrenville Road, Naperville, IL 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 04/28/2020 through 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
PSO Mailing Address: 986055 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 10/14/2019 through 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
PSO Mailing Address: 1000 Health Park Drive, Bldg. 3, Suite 400, Brentwood, TN 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 10/07/2019 through 10/06/2021
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Safety Culture Patient Safety Organization - P0175
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Walmart Stores, Inc
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 14, 2015 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 702 SW 8th Street Mailstop 430, Bentonville, AR 72716
PSO Phone Number: 479-204-9188
Point of Contact: Susanne Hiland
Point of Contact Phone: 479-204-9188
Point of Contact Email: susanne.hiland@walmart.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 12/14/2019 through 12/13/2021
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
PSO Mailing Address: 4714 Gettysburg Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 06/13/2018 through 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
PSO Mailing Address: 367 South Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 04/22/2018 through 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
PSO Mailing Address: 4535 Dressler Rd NW, Canton, OH 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 03/28/2020 through 03/27/2022
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
USAP PSO - P0178
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • US Anesthesia Partners
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: June 15, 2016 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 12222 Merit Drive, Suite 700, Dallas, TX 75251
PSO Phone Number: 972-663-8522
Point of Contact: Ann McFarland Limbach RN, JD, CPHRM
Point of Contact Phone: 205-678-8342
Point of Contact Email: ann.limbach@usap.com (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 06/15/2018 through 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
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
PSO Mailing Address: 155 North Wacker Drive, 40th floor, Chicago, IL 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)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 11/05/2020 through 11/04/2022
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No