A Vaccine Study Design Selection Framework for the Postlicensure Rapid Immunization Safety Monitoring Program

    Basic Details
    Date
    Friday, March 13, 2015
    Type
    Publication
    Description

    This article describes a study design selection framework developed to provide a roadmap and description of methods that may be utilized to evaluate potential associations between vaccines and health outcomes of interest in the Postlicensure Rapid Immunization Safety Monitoring Program (PRISM) and other systems using administrative data.

    Author(s)

    Meghan A. Baker MD, ScD; Tracy A. Lieu MD, MPH; Lingling Li PhD; Wei Hua MD; Yandong Qiang MD, PhD, MPH; Alison Tse Kawai ScD; Bruce Fireman MA; David B. Martin MD, MPH; Michael Nguyen MD

    Corresponding Author

    Meghan A. Baker, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th floor, Boston, MA 02215. E-mail: meghan_baker@harvardpilgrim.org