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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.


Carmichael SL, Blumenfeld YJ, Mayo JA, et al. "Stillbirth and Live Birth at Periviable Gestational Age: A Comparison of Prevalence and Risk Factors." Am J Perinatol. 2019;36(5):537-544.
Anderson JN, Girsen AI, Hintz SR, et al. "Obstetric and neonatal outcomes in pregnancies complicated by fetal lung masses: does final histology matter?" J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2019:1-7.
Purkey NJ, Axelrod DM, McElhinney DB, et al. "Birth Location of Infants with Critical Congenital Heart Disease in California." Pediatr Cardiol. 2019;40(2):310-318.
Girsen AI, Davis AS, Hintz SR, et al. "Effects of gestational age at delivery and type of labor on neonatal outcomes among infants with gastroschisis." J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2019:1-6.
McGowan EC, Laptook AR, Lowe J, et al. "Developmental Outcomes of Extremely Preterm Infants with a Need for Child Protective Services Supervision." J Pediatr. 2019;215:41-49.e4.
Natarajan G, Shankaran S, Nolen TL, et al. "Neurodevelopmental Outcomes of Preterm Infants With Retinopathy of Prematurity by Treatment." Pediatrics. 2019;144(2).
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.
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.
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.
Hintz SR, Vohr BR, Bann CM, et al. "Preterm Neuroimaging and School-Age Cognitive Outcomes." Pediatrics. 2018;142(1).
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).
Pai VV, Carmichael SL, Kan P, Leonard SA, Lee HC. "Maternal body mass index and risk of intraventricular hemorrhage in preterm infants." Pediatr Res. 2018;83(6):1146-1151.
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.
Adams-Chapman I, Heyne RJ, DeMauro SB, et al. "Neurodevelopmental Impairment Among Extremely Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Research Network." Pediatrics. 2018;141(5).
Vohr BR, Heyne R, Bann CM, Das A, Higgins RD, Hintz SR. "Extreme Preterm Infant Rates of Overweight and Obesity at School Age in the SUPPORT Neuroimaging and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Cohort." J Pediatr. 2018;200:132-139.e3.
Profit J, Sharek PJ, Cui X, et al. "The Correlation Between Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Safety Culture and Quality of Care." J Patient Saf. 2018.
Natarajan G, Shankaran S, Laptook AR, et al. "Association between sedation-analgesia and neurodevelopment outcomes in neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy." J Perinatol. 2018;38(8):1060-1067.
Sigurdson K, Morton C, Mitchell B, Profit J. "Disparities in NICU quality of care: a qualitative study of family and clinician accounts." J Perinatol. 2018;38(5):600-607.
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.
Wilnai Y, Blumenfeld YJ, Cusmano K, et al. "Prenatal treatment of ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency." Mol Genet Metab. 2018;123(3):297-300.
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.