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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, Soll RF. "Neonatal networks: clinical research and quality improvement." Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015;20(6):410-5.
Gage S, Kan P, Oehlert J, et al. "Determinants of chronic lung disease severity in the first year of life; A population based study." Pediatr. Pulmonol.. 2015;50(9):878-88.
Akula VPriya, Joe P, Thusu K, et al. "A randomized clinical trial of therapeutic hypothermia mode during transport for neonatal encephalopathy." J. Pediatr.. 2015;166(4):856-61.e1-2.
Greenberg RG, Cochran KM, P Smith B, et al. "Effect of Catheter Dwell Time on Risk of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection in Infants." Pediatrics. 2015;136(6):1080-6.
Li J, Yu K-H, Oehlert J, et al. "Exome Sequencing of Neonatal Blood Spots and the Identification of Genes Implicated in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2015;192(5):589-96.
Profit J, Sharek PJ, Amspoker AB, et al. "Burnout in the NICU setting and its relation to safety culture." BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23(10):806-13.
Profit J, Kowalkowski MA, Zupancic JAF, et al. "Baby-MONITOR: a composite indicator of NICU quality." Pediatrics. 2014;134(1):74-82.
Kracer B, Hintz SR, Van Meurs KP, Lee HC. "Hypothermia therapy for neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy in the state of California." J. Pediatr.. 2014;165(2):267-73.
Profit J, Wise PH, Lee HC. "Consequences of the affordable care act for sick newborns." Pediatrics. 2014;134(5):e1284-6.
Lanzieri TM, Bialek SR, Bennett MV, Gould JB. "Cytomegalovirus infection among infants in California neonatal intensive care units, 2005-2010." J Perinat Med. 2014;42(3):393-9.
Lee HC, Powers RJ, Bennett MV, et al. "Implementation methods for delivery room management: a quality improvement comparison study." Pediatrics. 2014;134(5):e1378-86.
Acosta CD, Knight M, Lee HC, Kurinczuk JJ, Gould JB, Lyndon A. "The continuum of maternal sepsis severity: incidence and risk factors in a population-based cohort study." PLoS ONE. 2013;8(7):e67175.
Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Shaw GM, Currier RJ, et al. "Association of early-preterm birth with abnormal levels of routinely collected first- and second-trimester biomarkers." Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.. 2013;208(6):492.e1-11.
Sherenian M, Profit J, Schmidt B, et al. "Nurse-to-patient ratios and neonatal outcomes: a brief systematic review." Neonatology. 2013;104(3):179-83.
Lee HC, Bennett MV, Schulman J, Gould JB. "Accounting for variation in length of NICU stay for extremely low birth weight infants." J Perinatol. 2013;33(11):872-6.
Gould JB, Danielsen BH, Bollman L, Hackel A, Murphy B. "Estimating the quality of neonatal transport in California." J Perinatol. 2013;33(12):964-70.
Manani M, Jegatheesan P, DeSandre G, Song D, Showalter L, Govindaswami B. "Elimination of admission hypothermia in preterm very low-birth-weight infants by standardization of delivery room management." Perm J. 2013;17(3):8-13.
Billett AL, Colletti RB, Mandel KE, et al. "Exemplar pediatric collaborative improvement networks: achieving results." Pediatrics. 2013;131 Suppl 4:S196-203.
Wang H, St Julien KR, Stevenson DK, et al. "A genome-wide association study (GWAS) for bronchopulmonary dysplasia." Pediatrics. 2013;132(2):290-7.
Lee HChong, Martin-Anderson S, Lyndon A, R Dudley A. "Perspectives on promoting breastmilk feedings for premature infants during a quality improvement project." Breastfeed Med. 2013;8:176-80.
Lee HC, Jegatheesan P, Gould JB, Dudley RA. "Hospital-wide breastfeeding rates vs. breastmilk provision for very-low-birth-weight infants." Acta Paediatr.. 2013;102(3):268-72.