Skip to content

Our Publications

Below is a selection of publications that CPQCC has produced as a result of our quality improvement initiatives and research projects.


Tsur A, Mayo JA, Wong RJ, Shaw GM, Stevenson DK, Gould JB. "'The obesity paradox': a reconsideration of obesity and the risk of preterm birth." J Perinatol. 2017;37(10):1088-1092.
Dhurjati R, Salas E, Profit J. "If Health Care Teams Had to Win Championships: Insights From High-Performance Sports." Am J Med Qual. 2017;32(3):336-337.
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.
Tawfik DS, Phibbs CS, J Sexton B, et al. "Factors Associated With Provider Burnout in the NICU." Pediatrics. 2017;139(5).
Tawfik DS, Sexton JBryan, Adair KC, Kaplan HC, Profit J. "Context in Quality of Care: Improving Teamwork and Resilience." Clin Perinatol. 2017;44(3):541-552.
Tawfik DS, Sexton JB, Kan P, et al. "Burnout in the neonatal intensive care unit and its relation to healthcare-associated infections." J Perinatol. 2017;37(3):315-320.
Wahid N, Bennett MV, Gould JB, Profit J, Danielsen B, Lee HC. "Variation in quality report viewing by providers and correlation with NICU quality metrics." J Perinatol. 2017;37(7):893-898.
Robles D, Blumenfeld YJ, Lee HC, et al. "Opportunities for maternal transport for delivery of very low birth weight infants." J Perinatol. 2017;37(1):32-35.
Kunz SN, Zupancic JAF, Rigdon J, et al. "Network analysis: a novel method for mapping neonatal acute transport patterns in California." J Perinatol. 2017;37(6):702-708.
Tu JH, Profit J, Melsop K, et al. "Relationship of Hospital Staff Coverage and Delivery Room Resuscitation Practices to Birth Asphyxia." Am J Perinatol. 2017;34(3):259-263.
Main EK, Cape V, Abreo A, et al. "Reduction of severe maternal morbidity from hemorrhage using a state perinatal quality collaborative." Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017;216(3):298.e1-298.e11.
Lee HC, Arora V, Brown T, Lyndon A. "Thematic analysis of barriers and facilitators to implementation of neonatal resuscitation guideline changes." J Perinatol. 2017;37(3):249-253.
Profit J, Gould JB, Bennett M, et al. "Racial/Ethnic Disparity in NICU Quality of Care Delivery." Pediatrics. 2017;140(3).
Girsen AI, Hintz SR, Sammour R, et al. "Prediction of neonatal respiratory distress in pregnancies complicated by fetal lung masses." Prenat Diagn. 2017;37(3):266-272.
Bruzoni M, Jaramillo JD, Dunlap JL, et al. "Sutureless vs Sutured Gastroschisis Closure: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial." J Am Coll Surg. 2017;224(6):1091-1096.e1.
Doram K, Chadwick W, Bokovoy J, Profit J, Sexton JD, J Sexton B. "Got spirit? The spiritual climate scale, psychometric properties, benchmarking data and future directions." BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17(1):132.
Stevens W, Shih T, Incerti D, et al. "Short-term costs of preeclampsia to the United States health care system." Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017;217(3):237-248.e16.
Akula VP, Gould JB, Kan P, Bollman L, Profit J, Lee HC. "Characteristics of neonatal transports in California." J Perinatol. 2016;36(12):1122-1127.
Hintz SR. "Defining outcomes for high-risk infants: Problems and possibilities." Semin Perinatol. 2016;40(8):495-496.
Rogers EE, Hintz SR. "Early neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely preterm infants." Semin Perinatol. 2016;40(8):497-509.