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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.


Brumbaugh JE, Hansen NI, Bell EF, et al. "Outcomes of Extremely Preterm Infants With Birth Weight Less Than 400 g." JAMA Pediatr. 2019;173(5):434-445.
Leonard SA, Main EK, Scott KA, Profit J, Carmichael SL. "Racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity prevalence and trends." Ann Epidemiol. 2019;33:30-36.
Rysavy MA, Bell EF, Iams JD, et al. "Discordance in Antenatal Corticosteroid Use and Resuscitation Following Extremely Preterm Birth." J Pediatr. 2019;208:156-162.e5.
Tawfik DS, Profit J, Webber S, Shanafelt TD. "Organizational factors affecting physician well-being." Curr Treat Options Pediatr. 2019;5(1):11-25.
Dhurjati R, Sigurdson K, Profit J. "Patient- and Family-Centered Care as a Dimension of Quality." Am J Med Qual. 2019;34(3):307-308.
Kunz SN, Dukhovny D, Profit J, Mao W, Miedema D, Zupancic JAF. "Predicting Successful Neonatal Retro-Transfer to a Lower Level of Care." J Pediatr. 2019;205:272-276.e1.
Carmichael SL, Blumenfeld YJ, Mayo JA, et al. "Stillbirth and Live Birth at Periviable Gestational Age: A Comparison of Prevalence and Risk Factors." Am J Perinatol. 2019;36(5):537-544.
Anderson JN, Girsen AI, Hintz SR, et al. "Obstetric and neonatal outcomes in pregnancies complicated by fetal lung masses: does final histology matter?" J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2019:1-7.
Purkey NJ, Axelrod DM, McElhinney DB, et al. "Birth Location of Infants with Critical Congenital Heart Disease in California." Pediatr Cardiol. 2019;40(2):310-318.
Tawfik DS, Profit J, Morgenthaler TI, et al. "Physician Burnout, Well-being, and Work Unit Safety Grades in Relationship to Reported Medical Errors." Mayo Clin Proc. 2018;93(11):1571-1580.
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.
Vohr BR, Heyne R, Bann C, Das A, Higgins RD, Hintz SR. "High Blood Pressure at Early School Age Among Extreme Preterms." Pediatrics. 2018;142(2).
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.
Bhatt DR, Kristensen-Cabrera AI, Lee HC, et al. "Transcutaneous bilirubinometer use and practices surrounding jaundice in 150 California newborn intensive care units." J Perinatol. 2018;38(11):1532-1535.
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).
Main EK, Markow C, Gould J. "Addressing Maternal Mortality And Morbidity In California Through Public-Private Partnerships." Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37(9):1484-1493.
Katz JA, Chock VY, Davis AS, et al. "Utility of prenatal MRI in the evaluation and management of fetal ventriculomegaly." J Perinatol. 2018;38(11):1444-1452.
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.