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Choosing a Patient Safety Organization

Choosing a Patient Safety Organization. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; March 2020. AHRQ Publication No. 20-0030

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.