Sigma PSO - P0190
We 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.
Sigma PSO will create a secure environment where clinicians and healthcare facilities can collect, aggregate, and analyze data, thus identifying and reducing the risks and hazards associated with patient care and improving quality. The term "safety" refers to reducing risk from harm and injury, while the term "quality" suggests striving for excellence and value.
To improve patient safety and the quality of patient care by sharing data on quality measures and developing quality improvement projects based on the analysis of this data.
The data, events, all documents, discussions, notes, etc may be considered Patient Safety Work Product (PSWP) and are both privileged and confidential. The protections of the Patient Safety Rule enable PSOs that work with multiple providers to examine the number of patient safety events that are needed to better understand the root causes of harm from adverse events and to develop more reliable information on how best to improve patient safety. Communications with PSOs are protected which helps to diminish fears of liability risk related to the analysis and reporting of safety events.
How we are registered.
Sigma PSO - P0190 is 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.