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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, Etchegaray J, Petersen LA, et al. "Neonatal intensive care unit safety culture varies widely." Arch. Dis. Child. Fetal Neonatal Ed.. 2012;97(2):F120-6.
Akula VPriya, Davis AS, Gould JB, Van Meurs K. "Therapeutic hypothermia during neonatal transport: current practices in California." Am J Perinatol. 2012;29(5):319-26.
Bain LCharo, R Dudley A, Gould JB, Lee HC. "Factors associated with failure to screen newborns for retinopathy of prematurity." J. Pediatr.. 2012;161(5):819-23.
Profit J, Woodard LCD. "Perils and opportunities of comparative performance measurement." Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012;166(2):191-4.
Kowalkowski M, Gould JB, Bose C, Petersen LA, Profit J. "Do practicing clinicians agree with expert ratings of neonatal intensive care unit quality measures?" J Perinatol. 2012;32(4):247-52.
Lyndon A, Lee HC, Gilbert WM, Gould JB, Lee KA. "Maternal morbidity during childbirth hospitalization in California." J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.. 2012;25(12):2529-35.
Hintz SR, Kendrick DE, Wilson-Costello DE, et al. "Early-childhood neurodevelopmental outcomes are not improving for infants born at <25 weeks' gestational age." Pediatrics. 2011;127(1):62-70.
Lee HC, Chien AT, Bardach NS, Clay T, Gould JB, R Dudley A. "The impact of statistical choices on neonatal intensive care unit quality ratings based on nosocomial infection rates." Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011;165(5):429-34.
Wirtschafter DD, Powers RJ, Pettit JS, et al. "Nosocomial infection reduction in VLBW infants with a statewide quality-improvement model." Pediatrics. 2011;127(3):419-26.
Guralnick MJ. "Why Early Intervention Works: A Systems Perspective." Infants Young Child. 2011;24(1):6-28.
Lee HC, Lyndon A, Blumenfeld YJ, R Dudley A, Gould JB. "Antenatal steroid administration for premature neonates in California." Obstet Gynecol. 2011;117(3):603-9.
Miller SS, Lee HC, Gould JB. "Hypothermia in very low birth weight infants: distribution, risk factors and outcomes." J Perinatol. 2011;31 Suppl 1:S49-56.
Profit J, Gould JB, Zupancic JAF, et al. "Formal selection of measures for a composite index of NICU quality of care: Baby-MONITOR." J Perinatol. 2011;31(11):702-10.
Profit J, Typpo KV, Hysong SJ, Woodard LCD, Kallen MA, Petersen LA. "Improving benchmarking by using an explicit framework for the development of composite indicators: an example using pediatric quality of care." Implement Sci. 2010;5:13.
Profit J, Petersen LA, McCormick MC, et al. "Patient-to-nurse ratios and outcomes of moderately preterm infants." Pediatrics. 2010;125(2):320-6.
Cohen R, Murphy B, Ahern T, Hackel A. "Regional disaster planning for neonatology." J Perinatol. 2010;30(11):709-11.
Doyle LW, Roberts G, Anderson PJ. "Outcomes at age 2 years of infants < 28 weeks' gestational age born in Victoria in 2005." J. Pediatr.. 2010;156(1):49-53.e1.
Spittle AJ, Anderson PJ, Lee KJ, et al. "Preventive care at home for very preterm infants improves infant and caregiver outcomes at 2 years." Pediatrics. 2010;126(1):e171-8.
Lee HChong, Green C, Hintz SR, et al. "Prediction of death for extremely premature infants in a population-based cohort." Pediatrics. 2010;126(3):e644-50.
Blumenfeld YJ, Lee HC, Gould JB, Langen ES, Jafari A, El-Sayed YY. "The effect of preterm premature rupture of membranes on neonatal mortality rates." Obstet Gynecol. 2010;116(6):1381-6.