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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, 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.
Gainsborough M, Surman G, Maestri G, Colver A, Cans C. "Validity and reliability of the guidelines of the surveillance of cerebral palsy in Europe for the classification of cerebral palsy." Dev Med Child Neurol. 2008;50(11):828-31.
Roberts G, Howard K, Spittle AJ, Brown NC, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW. "Rates of early intervention services in very preterm children with developmental disabilities at age 2 years." J Paediatr Child Health. 2008;44(5):276-80.
Chyi LJ, Lee HC, Hintz SR, Gould JB, Sutcliffe TL. "School outcomes of late preterm infants: special needs and challenges for infants born at 32 to 36 weeks gestation." J. Pediatr.. 2008;153(1):25-31.
Hintz SR, Kendrick DE, Vohr BR, W Poole K, Higgins RD. "Community supports after surviving extremely low-birth-weight, extremely preterm birth: special outpatient services in early childhood." Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008;162(8):748-55.
Profit J, McCormick MC, Escobar GJ, et al. "Neonatal intensive care unit census influences discharge of moderately preterm infants." Pediatrics. 2007;119(2):314-9.
Profit J, Petersen LA. "Pay for performance is growing up." Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007;161(7):713-4.
Profit J, Zupancic JAF, Gould JB, Petersen LA. "Implementing pay-for-performance in the neonatal intensive care unit." Pediatrics. 2007;119(5):975-82.
Wirtschafter DD, Danielsen BH, Main EK, et al. "Promoting antenatal steroid use for fetal maturation: results from the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative." J. Pediatr.. 2006;148(5):606-612.
Peterson J, H Taylor G, Minich N, Klein N, Hack M. "Subnormal head circumference in very low birth weight children: neonatal correlates and school-age consequences." Early Hum. Dev.. 2006;82(5):325-34.