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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.


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.
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).
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.
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.
Hintz SR, Vohr BR, Bann CM, et al. "Preterm Neuroimaging and School-Age Cognitive Outcomes." Pediatrics. 2018;142(1).
Schulman J, Profit J, Lee HC, et al. "Variations in Neonatal Antibiotic Use." Pediatrics. 2018;142(3).
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.
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.
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.
Adams-Chapman I, Heyne RJ, DeMauro SB, et al. "Neurodevelopmental Impairment Among Extremely Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Research Network." Pediatrics. 2018;141(5).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wilnai Y, Blumenfeld YJ, Cusmano K, et al. "Prenatal treatment of ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency." Mol Genet Metab. 2018;123(3):297-300.
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.
Pai VV, Lee HC, Profit J. "Improving Uptake of Key Perinatal Interventions Using Statewide Quality Collaboratives." Clin Perinatol. 2018;45(2):165-180.
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.
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.