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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.


Schulman J, Profit J, Lee HC, et al. "Variations in Neonatal Antibiotic Use." Pediatrics. 2018;142(3).
Van Otterloo L, Connelly C, Gould J, Abreo A, Main E. "Mothers at Risk: Factors Affecting Maternal Postpartum Length of Stay." J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 2018;32(4):303-314.
Schulman J, Braun D, Lee HC, et al. "Association Between Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Admission Rates and Illness Acuity." JAMA Pediatr. 2018;172(1):17-23.
Balasundaram M, Chock VY, Wu HYang, Blumenfeld YJ, Hintz SR. "Predictors of poor neonatal outcomes in prenatally diagnosed multicystic dysplastic kidney disease." J Perinatol. 2018;38(6):658-664.
Main EK, Dhurjati R, Cape V, et al. "Improving Maternal Safety at Scale with the Mentor Model of Collaborative Improvement." Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44(5):250-259.
Tang BG, Lee HC, Gray EE, Gould JB, Hintz SR. "Programmatic and Administrative Barriers to High-Risk Infant Follow-Up Care." Am J Perinatol. 2018;35(10):940-945.
Ariagno RL, Lee HC, Stevenson DK, et al. "A directory for neonatal intensive care: potential for facilitating network-based research in neonatology." J Perinatol. 2018;38(8):954-958.
Dhurjati R, Wahid N, Sigurdson K, et al. "Never judge a book by its cover: how NICU evaluators reach conclusions about quality of care." J Perinatol. 2018;38(6):751-758.
Eneriz-Wiemer M, Liu S-D, C Y Chu M, et al. "Parents' Knowledge and Education of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Four California Neonatal Intensive Care Units." Am. J. Ophthalmol.. 2018;191:7-13.
Pai VV, Lee HC, Profit J. "Improving Uptake of Key Perinatal Interventions Using Statewide Quality Collaboratives." Clin Perinatol. 2018;45(2):165-180.
Tawfik DS, Profit J, Morgenthaler TI, et al. "Physician Burnout, Well-being, and Work Unit Safety Grades in Relationship to Reported Medical Errors." Mayo Clin Proc. 2018;93(11):1571-1580.
Handley SC, Passarella M, Lee HC, Lorch SA. "Incidence Trends and Risk Factor Variation in Severe Intraventricular Hemorrhage across a Population Based Cohort." J. Pediatr.. 2018;200:24-29.e3.
Vohr BR, Heyne R, Bann C, Das A, Higgins RD, Hintz SR. "High Blood Pressure at Early School Age Among Extreme Preterms." Pediatrics. 2018;142(2).
Bain LC, Kristensen-Cabrera AI, Lee HC. "A Qualitative Analysis of Challenges and Successes in Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening." AJP Rep. 2018;8(2):e128-e133.
Bhatt DR, Kristensen-Cabrera AI, Lee HC, et al. "Transcutaneous bilirubinometer use and practices surrounding jaundice in 150 California newborn intensive care units." J Perinatol. 2018;38(11):1532-1535.
Lee HC, Bennett MV, Crockett M, et al. "Comparison of Collaborative Versus Single-Site Quality Improvement to Reduce NICU Length of Stay." Pediatrics. 2018;142(1).
Main EK, Markow C, Gould J. "Addressing Maternal Mortality And Morbidity In California Through Public-Private Partnerships." Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37(9):1484-1493.
Katz JA, Chock VY, Davis AS, et al. "Utility of prenatal MRI in the evaluation and management of fetal ventriculomegaly." J Perinatol. 2018;38(11):1444-1452.
Hagadorn JI, Bennett MV, Brownell EA, Payton KSE, Benitz WE, Lee HC. "Covariation of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit-Level Patent Ductus Arteriosus Management and In-Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Outcomes Following Preterm Birth." J. Pediatr.. 2018;203:225-233.e1.
Lapcharoensap W, Bennett MV, Powers RJ, et al. "Effects of delivery room quality improvement on premature infant outcomes." J Perinatol. 2017;37(4):349-354.