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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.


Liu J, Sakarovitch C, Sigurdson K, Lee HC, Profit J. "Disparities in Health Care-Associated Infections in the NICU." Am J Perinatol. 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.
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.
Schulman J, Profit J, Lee HC, et al. "Variations in Neonatal Antibiotic Use." Pediatrics. 2018;142(3).
Schulman J, Braun D, Lee HC, et al. "Association Between Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Admission Rates and Illness Acuity." JAMA Pediatr. 2018;172(1):17-23.
Tang BG, Lee HC, Gray EE, Gould JB, Hintz SR. "Programmatic and Administrative Barriers to High-Risk Infant Follow-Up Care." Am J Perinatol. 2018;35(10):940-945.
Ariagno RL, Lee HC, Stevenson DK, et al. "A directory for neonatal intensive care: potential for facilitating network-based research in neonatology." J Perinatol. 2018;38(8):954-958.
Dhurjati R, Wahid N, Sigurdson K, et al. "Never judge a book by its cover: how NICU evaluators reach conclusions about quality of care." J Perinatol. 2018;38(6):751-758.
Eneriz-Wiemer M, Liu S-D, C Y Chu M, et al. "Parents' Knowledge and Education of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Four California Neonatal Intensive Care Units." Am. J. Ophthalmol.. 2018;191:7-13.
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.
Robles D, Blumenfeld YJ, Lee HC, et al. "Opportunities for maternal transport for delivery of very low birth weight infants." J Perinatol. 2017;37(1):32-35.
Kunz SN, Zupancic JAF, Rigdon J, et al. "Network analysis: a novel method for mapping neonatal acute transport patterns in California." J Perinatol. 2017;37(6):702-708.
Lee HC, Arora V, Brown T, Lyndon A. "Thematic analysis of barriers and facilitators to implementation of neonatal resuscitation guideline changes." J Perinatol. 2017;37(3):249-253.