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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.


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.
Liu J, Sakarovitch C, Sigurdson K, Lee HC, Profit J. "Disparities in Health Care-Associated Infections in the NICU." Am J Perinatol. 2019.
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.
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.
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.
Schulman J, Benitz WE, Profit J, et al. "Newborn Antibiotic Exposures and Association With Proven Bloodstream Infection." Pediatrics. 2019.
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.
Phibbs CS, Schmitt SK, Cooper M, et al. "Birth Hospitalization Costs and Days of Care for Mothers and Neonates in California, 2009-2011." J. Pediatr.. 2019;204:118-125.e14.
Lapcharoensap W, Bennett MV. "Hospitalization costs associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia in the first year of life." Journal of Perinatology. 2019.
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.
Handley SC, Passarella M, Lorch SA, Lee HC. "Survey of preterm neuro-centric care practices in California neonatal intensive care units." J Perinatol. 2019;39(2):256-262.
Parker MG, Burnham LA, Melvin P, et al. "Addressing Disparities in Mother's Milk for VLBW Infants Through Statewide Quality Improvement." Pediatrics. 2019;144(1).
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.
Stevenson DK, Wong RJ, Aghaeepour N, et al. "Understanding health disparities." J Perinatol. 2019;39(3):354-358.