Prospective Influenza Vaccine Safety Surveillance using Fresh Data in the Sentinel System

Project Title Prospective Influenza Vaccine Safety Surveillance using Fresh Data in the Sentinel System
Date
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Location
Description

The Sentinel System can implement a sequential analysis system that uses fresh data for medical product safety surveillance. Active surveillance using sequential analysis of fresh data holds promise for detecting clinically significant health risks early. Limitations of employing fresh data for surveillance include cost and the need for careful scrutiny of signals.

Medical Product
influenza vaccine
Health Outcome
febrile seizure
Population / Cohort
All individuals
Corresponding Author

W. K. Yih, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Landmark Center, 401 Park Dr., Suite 401, Boston, MA 02215, USA. E-mail: katherine_yih@harvardpilgrim.org

Authors

W. Katherine Yih PhD, MPH; Martin Kulldorff PhD; Sukhminder K. Sandhu PhD, MPH, MS; Lauren Zichittella MS; Judith C. Maro PhD, MS; David V. Cole BM; Robert Jin MS; Alison Tse Kawai ScD; Meghan A. Baker MD, ScD; Chunfu Liu ScD; Cheryl N McMahill-Walraven PhD, MSW; Mano S. Selvan PhD; Richard Platt MD, MSc; Michael Nguyen MD; Grace M. Lee MD, MPH

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