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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.


Goldstein GP, Leonard SA, Kan P, Koo EB, Lee HC, Carmichael SL. "Prenatal and postnatal inflammation-related risk factors for retinopathy of prematurity." J Perinatol. 2019;39(7):964-973.
Apfeld JC, Kastenberg ZJ, Gibbons AT, Phibbs CS, Lee HC, Sylvester KG. "The disproportionate cost of operation and congenital anomalies in infancy." Surgery. 2019;165(6):1234-1242.
Chock VY, Davis AS, Cho S-H, et al. "Prenatally diagnosed omphalocele: characteristics associated with adverse neonatal outcomes." J Perinatol. 2019;39(8):1111-1117.
DeMauro SB, Jensen EA, Bann CM, et al. "Home Oxygen and 2-Year Outcomes of Preterm Infants With Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia." Pediatrics. 2019;143(5).
Tawfik DS, Scheid A, Profit J, et al. "Evidence Relating Health Care Provider Burnout and Quality of Care: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis." Ann Intern Med. 2019;171(8):555-567.
Sigurdson K, Mitchell B, Liu J, et al. "Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Neonatal Intensive Care: A Systematic Review." Pediatrics. 2019;144(2).
Duncan AF, Bann CM, Dempsey AG, Adams-Chapman I, Heyne R, Hintz SR. "Neuroimaging and Bayley-III correlates of early hand function in extremely preterm children." J Perinatol. 2019;39(3):488-496.
Tawfik DS, Thomas EJ, Vogus TJ, et al. "Safety climate, safety climate strength, and length of stay in the NICU." BMC Health Serv Res. 2019;19(1):738.
Tawfik DS, Gould JB, Profit J. "Perinatal Risk Factors and Outcome Coding in Clinical and Administrative Databases." Pediatrics. 2019;143(2).
Bonifacio SL, McDonald SA, Chock VY, et al. "Differences in patient characteristics and care practices between two trials of therapeutic hypothermia." Pediatr Res. 2019;85(7):1008-1015.
Ravi D, Sigurdson K, Profit J. "Improving Quality of Care Can Mitigate Persistent Disparities." Pediatrics. 2019;144(3).
Brumbaugh JE, Hansen NI, Bell EF, et al. "Outcomes of Extremely Preterm Infants With Birth Weight Less Than 400 g." JAMA Pediatr. 2019;173(5):434-445.
Leonard SA, Main EK, Scott KA, Profit J, Carmichael SL. "Racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity prevalence and trends." Ann Epidemiol. 2019;33:30-36.
Rysavy MA, Bell EF, Iams JD, et al. "Discordance in Antenatal Corticosteroid Use and Resuscitation Following Extremely Preterm Birth." J Pediatr. 2019;208:156-162.e5.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.