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.

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
Quality Alliance Patient Safety Organization
PSO Number: P0163
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Memorial Health System
  • Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance
  • Southern Illinois University HealthCare
  • Springfield Clinic, LLP
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: October 16, 2014 12:01 AM ET
Street Address: 228 W. Miller St. Rm 410 , Springfield, Illinois 62702
PSO Phone Number: (217) 588-2884
Point of Contact: Carol Hafley
Point of Contact Phone: (217) 588-2884
Point of Contact Email: hafley.carol@mhsil.com (link is external)
Next biennial attestation for Two Contracts due between 10/16/2018 and 10/15/2020
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):
  • Memorial Health System (MHS)
Subject to FDA-Regulated Reporting Entity Guidance: No