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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.


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).
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.
Profit J, Gould JB, Bennett M, et al. "Racial/Ethnic Disparity in NICU Quality of Care Delivery." Pediatrics. 2017;140(3).
Doram K, Chadwick W, Bokovoy J, Profit J, Sexton JD, J Sexton B. "Got spirit? The spiritual climate scale, psychometric properties, benchmarking data and future directions." BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17(1):132.
Ngo S, Profit J, Gould JB, Lee HC. "Trends in Patent Ductus Arteriosus Diagnosis and Management for Very Low Birth Weight Infants." Pediatrics. 2017;139(4).
Dhurjati R, Salas E, Profit J. "If Health Care Teams Had to Win Championships: Insights From High-Performance Sports." Am J Med Qual. 2017;32(3):336-337.
Lapcharoensap W, Bennett MV, Powers RJ, et al. "Effects of delivery room quality improvement on premature infant outcomes." J Perinatol. 2017;37(4):349-354.
Tawfik DS, Sexton JBryan, Adair KC, Kaplan HC, Profit J. "Context in Quality of Care: Improving Teamwork and Resilience." Clin Perinatol. 2017;44(3):541-552.
Tawfik DS, Phibbs CS, J Sexton B, et al. "Factors Associated With Provider Burnout in the NICU." Pediatrics. 2017;139(5).
Tawfik DS, Sexton JB, Kan P, et al. "Burnout in the neonatal intensive care unit and its relation to healthcare-associated infections." J Perinatol. 2017;37(3):315-320.
Wahid N, Bennett MV, Gould JB, Profit J, Danielsen B, Lee HC. "Variation in quality report viewing by providers and correlation with NICU quality metrics." J Perinatol. 2017;37(7):893-898.
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.
Tu JH, Profit J, Melsop K, et al. "Relationship of Hospital Staff Coverage and Delivery Room Resuscitation Practices to Birth Asphyxia." Am J Perinatol. 2017;34(3):259-263.
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.
Bhutani VK, Meng NF, Knauer Y, et al. "Extreme hyperbilirubinemia and rescue exchange transfusion in California from 2007 to 2012." J Perinatol. 2016;36(10):853-7.
Profit J, Gould JB, Bennett M, et al. "The Association of Level of Care With NICU Quality." Pediatrics. 2016;137(3):e20144210.