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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.


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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Profit J, Gould JB, Bennett M, et al. "Racial/Ethnic Disparity in NICU Quality of Care Delivery." Pediatrics. 2017;140(3).