HPI Press Ganey now federally listed as AHRQ Patient Safety Organization

Healthcare Performance Improvement Press Ganey, a patient safety and reliability consulting firm acquired by Press Ganey in 2015, is now federally registered as an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Patient Safety Organization.

PSO designation offers those sharing data on patient safety initiatives legal protection. The designation will also contribute to the further expansion of the suite of safety solutions for healthcare organizations provided by HPI Press Ganey.

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"Safety must be a foundational core value for all health systems, where the only acceptable goal is zero harm," said James Merlino, MD, president and CMO of Press Ganey's strategic consulting division. "The introduction of the HPI Press Ganey PSO reflects our deep commitment to supporting healthcare organizations in this movement. By providing this confidential forum for members to share safety incidents and learnings, we further enable clients to enact meaningful strategies for preventing harm and advancing overall delivery of care."

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