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 93 total PSOs listed by AHRQ.

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

ECRI and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices PSO - P0008
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Emergency Care Research Institute d/b/a ECRI
    • Parent Organization Alternate Legal Name: ECRI
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: November 5, 2008 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 5200 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
PSO Phone Number: 866-247-3004
Point of Contact: Sheila Rossi MHA
Point of Contact Phone: 610-825-6000, ext. 5281
Point of Contact Email: srossi@ecri.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
Ohio Patient Safety Institute - P0041
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Ohio Hospital Association
Effective Date and Time of Initial Listing: February 11, 2009 12:01 AM ET
PSO Mailing Address: 155 East Broad Street, Suite 301, Columbus, OH 43215
PSO Phone Number: (614) 221-7614
Point of Contact: Rosalie Ann Weakland
Point of Contact Phone: (614) 221-7614
Point of Contact Email: rosalie.weakland@ohiohospitals.org (link is external)
Two Bona Fide Contract Requirement: Next attestation period is 02/11/2019 through 02/10/2021
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
Vizient™ PSO - P0007
Component of Parent Org(s):
  • Vizient Inc
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: 312-775-4100
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