Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

This website contains valuable resources from the federal organization that oversees patient safety organizations (PSOs.) Key items include the list of nationally certified PSOs, a variety of education materials, FAQs about PSOs, and the list of Common Formats.


ECRI Institute PSO

Utilize this secure web portal to report patient safety work product to the Tennessee Hospital Association PSO and access PSO member services and resources. A username and password are required and can be obtained from Kari Ellis at 615-401-7427.

Regulatory Resources: 

Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Act of 2005

Patient Safety Rule

Tennessee Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Act of 2011

HHS Guidance Regarding Patient Safety Work Product and Providers' External Obligations

THA PSO Resources: