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.

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, 11th floor, Suite 11D, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
PSO Phone Number: (215) 545-6363
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 03/13/2019 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
Mid-Atlantic Patient Safety Organization
PSO Number: P0024
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Maryland Patient Safety Center, Inc.
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: December 10, 2008 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 6820 Deerpath Road, Elkridge, Maryland 21075-6234
PSO Phone Number: (410) 540-9210
Point of Contact: Bonnie DiPietro
Point of Contact Phone: (410) 540-5095
Point of Contact Email: bdipietro@mapso.org (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 12/10/2016 and 12/09/2018
Disclosures & Finding: None
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No
Virginia PSO
PSO Number: P0151
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association
  • Virginia Hospital Research and Education Foundation
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: September 11, 2013 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 4200 Innslake Drive, Suite 204, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
PSO Phone Number: (804) 965-5738
Point of Contact: Joan D. Williamson
Point of Contact Phone: (804) 965-1226
Point of Contact Email: jwilliamson@vhha.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 09/11/2019 and 09/10/2021
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
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