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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.


Weiss KJ, Kowalkowski MA, Treviño R, et al. "Needs assessment to improve neonatal intensive care in Mexico." Paediatr Int Child Health. 2015;35(3):213-9.
Gage S, Kan P, Lee HC, et al. "Maternal Asthma, Preterm Birth, and Risk of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia." J. Pediatr.. 2015;167(4):875-880.e1.
Profit J, Soll RF. "Neonatal networks: clinical research and quality improvement." Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015;20(6):410-5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Profit J, Zupancic JAF, Gould JB, et al. "Correlation of neonatal intensive care unit performance across multiple measures of quality of care." JAMA Pediatr. 2013;167(1):47-54.
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.