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Choosing a Patient Safety Organization: Tips for Hospitals and Health Care Providers.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; AHRQ.

Patient safety organizations (PSOs) collect and analyze protected incident data from across the United States. Expert analysis of PSO data can be utilized to inform design and implementation of local initiatives. This brochure provides guidance for health care organizations regarding benefits of working with a PSO and what to consider when choosing one.