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Success Of Program Linking Data Sources To Monitor H1N1 Vaccine Safety Points To Potential For Even Broader Safety Surveillance

    Basic Details

    This article describes the Postlicensure Rapid Immunization Safety Monitoring (PRISM) Program developed by the Department of Health and Human Services in response to the 2009 H1N1 epidemic as a demonstration project to detect rare adverse events rapidly.


    Daniel A. Salmon PhD, MPH; W. Katherine Yih PhD, MPH; Grace Lee MD, MPH; Robert Rosofsky MA; Jeffrey Brown PhD; Kirsten Vannice PhD, MHS; Jerome Tokars MD, MPH; James Roddy; Robert Ball MD, MPH, ScM; Bruce Gellin MD, MPH; Nicole Lurie MD, MSPH; Howard Koh MD; Richard Platt MD, MSc; Tracy Lieu MD, MPH

    Corresponding Author

    D. A. Salmon, Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe Street, Room W5041, Baltimore, Maryland, 21205, USA. Email: