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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, Woodard LCD. "Perils and opportunities of comparative performance measurement." Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012;166(2):191-4.
Lyndon A, Lee HC, Gilbert WM, Gould JB, Lee KA. "Maternal morbidity during childbirth hospitalization in California." J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.. 2012;25(12):2529-35.
Shankaran S, Pappas A, McDonald SA, et al. "Childhood outcomes after hypothermia for neonatal encephalopathy." N Engl J Med. 2012;366(22):2085-92.
Vohr BR, Stephens BE, Higgins RD, et al. "Are outcomes of extremely preterm infants improving? Impact of Bayley assessment on outcomes." J Pediatr. 2012;161(2):222-8.e3.
Hintz SR, Stevenson DK, Yao Q, et al. "Is phototherapy exposure associated with better or worse outcomes in 501- to 1000-g-birth-weight infants?" Acta Paediatr. 2011;100(7):960-5.
Hintz SR, Kendrick DE, Wilson-Costello DE, et al. "Early-childhood neurodevelopmental outcomes are not improving for infants born at <25 weeks' gestational age." Pediatrics. 2011;127(1):62-70.
Lee HC, Chien AT, Bardach NS, Clay T, Gould JB, R Dudley A. "The impact of statistical choices on neonatal intensive care unit quality ratings based on nosocomial infection rates." Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011;165(5):429-34.
Gould JB. "Portrait of an exceptional colleague." J Perinatol. 2011;31 Suppl 1:S8.
Wirtschafter DD, Powers RJ, Pettit JS, et al. "Nosocomial infection reduction in VLBW infants with a statewide quality-improvement model." Pediatrics. 2011;127(3):419-26.
Lee HC, Lyndon A, Blumenfeld YJ, R Dudley A, Gould JB. "Antenatal steroid administration for premature neonates in California." Obstet Gynecol. 2011;117(3):603-9.
Guralnick MJ. "Why Early Intervention Works: A Systems Perspective." Infants Young Child. 2011;24(1):6-28.
Miller SS, Lee HC, Gould JB. "Hypothermia in very low birth weight infants: distribution, risk factors and outcomes." J Perinatol. 2011;31 Suppl 1:S49-56.
Profit J, Gould JB, Zupancic JAF, et al. "Formal selection of measures for a composite index of NICU quality of care: Baby-MONITOR." J Perinatol. 2011;31(11):702-10.
Davis AS, Hintz SR, Van Meurs KP, et al. "Seizures in extremely low birth weight infants are associated with adverse outcome." J Pediatr. 2010;157(5):720-5.e1-2.
Poole RL, Schiff L, Hintz SR, Wong A, Mackenzie N, Kerner JA. "Aluminum content of parenteral nutrition in neonates: measured versus calculated levels." J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010;50(2):208-11.
Profit J, Typpo KV, Hysong SJ, Woodard LCD, Kallen MA, Petersen LA. "Improving benchmarking by using an explicit framework for the development of composite indicators: an example using pediatric quality of care." Implement Sci. 2010;5:13.
Hintz SR, Bann CM, Ambalavanan N, C Cotten M, Das A, Higgins RD. "Predicting time to hospital discharge for extremely preterm infants." Pediatrics. 2010;125(1):e146-54.
Profit J, Petersen LA, McCormick MC, et al. "Patient-to-nurse ratios and outcomes of moderately preterm infants." Pediatrics. 2010;125(2):320-6.
Cohen R, Murphy B, Ahern T, Hackel A. "Regional disaster planning for neonatology." J Perinatol. 2010;30(11):709-11.