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Our Publications

Below is a selection of publications that CPQCC has produced as a result of our quality improvement initiatives and research projects.


Beck AF, Edwards EM, Horbar JD, Howell EA, McCormick MC, Pursley DWM. "The color of health: how racism, segregation, and inequality affect the health and well-being of preterm infants and their families." Pediatr. Res.. 2020;87(2):227-234.
Braun D, Braun E, Chiu V, et al. "Trends in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Utilization in a Large Integrated Health Care System." JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(6):e205239.
Miller TA, Li J, Riddell S, Barkley SC. "Decreasing Chronic Lung Disease Associated with Bubble CPAP Technology: Experience at Five Years." Pediatr Qual Saf. 2020;5(2):e281.
Liu J, Sakarovitch C, Sigurdson K, Lee HC, Profit J. "Disparities in Health Care-Associated Infections in the NICU." Am J Perinatol. 2019.
Pai VV, Kan P, Bennett M, Carmichael SL, Lee HC, Hintz SR. "Improved Referral of Very Low Birthweight Infants to High-Risk Infant Follow-Up in California." J. Pediatr.. 2019.
Schulman J, Benitz WE, Profit J, et al. "Newborn Antibiotic Exposures and Association With Proven Bloodstream Infection." Pediatrics. 2019.
Phibbs CS, Schmitt SK, Cooper M, et al. "Birth Hospitalization Costs and Days of Care for Mothers and Neonates in California, 2009-2011." J. Pediatr.. 2019;204:118-125.e14.
Lapcharoensap W, Bennett MV. "Hospitalization costs associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia in the first year of life." Journal of Perinatology. 2019.
Handley SC, Passarella M, Lorch SA, Lee HC. "Survey of preterm neuro-centric care practices in California neonatal intensive care units." J Perinatol. 2019;39(2):256-262.
Stevenson DK, Wong RJ, Aghaeepour N, et al. "Understanding health disparities." J Perinatol. 2019;39(3):354-358.
Parker MG, Burnham LA, Melvin P, et al. "Addressing Disparities in Mother's Milk for VLBW Infants Through Statewide Quality Improvement." Pediatrics. 2019;144(1).
Pai VV, Lee HC, Profit J. "Improving Uptake of Key Perinatal Interventions Using Statewide Quality Collaboratives." Clin Perinatol. 2018;45(2):165-180.
Handley SC, Passarella M, Lee HC, Lorch SA. "Incidence Trends and Risk Factor Variation in Severe Intraventricular Hemorrhage across a Population Based Cohort." J. Pediatr.. 2018;200:24-29.e3.
Bain LC, Kristensen-Cabrera AI, Lee HC. "A Qualitative Analysis of Challenges and Successes in Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening." AJP Rep. 2018;8(2):e128-e133.
Lee HC, Bennett MV, Crockett M, et al. "Comparison of Collaborative Versus Single-Site Quality Improvement to Reduce NICU Length of Stay." Pediatrics. 2018;142(1).
Hagadorn JI, Bennett MV, Brownell EA, Payton KSE, Benitz WE, Lee HC. "Covariation of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit-Level Patent Ductus Arteriosus Management and In-Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Outcomes Following Preterm Birth." J. Pediatr.. 2018;203:225-233.e1.
Profit J, Sharek PJ, Cui X, et al. "The Correlation Between Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Safety Culture and Quality of Care." J Patient Saf. 2018.
Sigurdson K, Morton C, Mitchell B, Profit J. "Disparities in NICU quality of care: a qualitative study of family and clinician accounts." J Perinatol. 2018;38(5):600-607.
Schulman J, Profit J, Lee HC, et al. "Variations in Neonatal Antibiotic Use." Pediatrics. 2018;142(3).