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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.


Akula VPriya, Hedli LC, Van Meurs K, Gould JB, Peiyi K, Lee HC. "Neonatal transport in California: findings from a qualitative investigation." J Perinatol. 2020;40(3):394-403.
Tawfik DS, Scheid A, Profit J, et al. "Evidence Relating Health Care Provider Burnout and Quality of Care: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis." Ann Intern Med. 2019;171(8):555-567.
Sigurdson K, Mitchell B, Liu J, et al. "Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Neonatal Intensive Care: A Systematic Review." Pediatrics. 2019;144(2).
Duncan AF, Bann CM, Dempsey AG, Adams-Chapman I, Heyne R, Hintz SR. "Neuroimaging and Bayley-III correlates of early hand function in extremely preterm children." J Perinatol. 2019;39(3):488-496.
Tawfik DS, Thomas EJ, Vogus TJ, et al. "Safety climate, safety climate strength, and length of stay in the NICU." BMC Health Serv Res. 2019;19(1):738.
Tawfik DS, Gould JB, Profit J. "Perinatal Risk Factors and Outcome Coding in Clinical and Administrative Databases." Pediatrics. 2019;143(2).
Bonifacio SL, McDonald SA, Chock VY, et al. "Differences in patient characteristics and care practices between two trials of therapeutic hypothermia." Pediatr Res. 2019;85(7):1008-1015.
Ravi D, Sigurdson K, Profit J. "Improving Quality of Care Can Mitigate Persistent Disparities." Pediatrics. 2019;144(3).
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.
Liu J, Sakarovitch C, Sigurdson K, Lee HC, Profit J. "Disparities in Health Care-Associated Infections in the NICU." Am J Perinatol. 2019.
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.
Pai VV, Kan P, Bennett M, Carmichael SL, Lee HC, Hintz SR. "Improved Referral of Very Low Birthweight Infants to High-Risk Infant Follow-Up in California." J. Pediatr.. 2019.
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.
Schulman J, Benitz WE, Profit J, et al. "Newborn Antibiotic Exposures and Association With Proven Bloodstream Infection." Pediatrics. 2019.