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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.


Profit J, Lee HC, Sharek PJ, et al. "Comparing NICU teamwork and safety climate across two commonly used survey instruments." BMJ Qual Saf. 2016;25(12):954-961.
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.
Girsen AI, Mayo JA, Carmichael SL, et al. "Women's prepregnancy underweight as a risk factor for preterm birth: a retrospective study." BJOG. 2016;123(12):2001-2007.
Hintz SR, Newman JE, Vohr BR. "Changing definitions of long-term follow-up: Should "long term" be even longer?" Semin Perinatol. 2016;40(6):398-409.
Riley KL, Carmichael SL, Mayo JA, et al. "Body Mass Index Change between Pregnancies and Risk of Spontaneous Preterm Birth." Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(10):1017-22.
Bennett SC, Finer N, Halamek LP, et al. "Implementing Delivery Room Checklists and Communication Standards in a Multi-Neonatal ICU Quality Improvement Collaborative." Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016;42(8):369-76.
Osmundson SS, Gould JB, Butwick AJ, Yeaton-Massey A, El-Sayed YY. "Labor outcome at extremely advanced maternal age." Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.. 2016;214(3):362.e1-7.
Slaughter LA, Bonfante-Mejia E, Hintz SR, Dvorchik I, Parikh NA. "Early Conventional MRI for Prediction of Neurodevelopmental Impairment in Extremely-Low-Birth-Weight Infants." Neonatology. 2016;110(1):47-54.
Blumenfeld YJ, Davis AS, Hintz SR, et al. "Prenatally Diagnosed Cases of Binder Phenotype Complicated by Respiratory Distress in the Immediate Postnatal Period." J Ultrasound Med. 2016;35(6):1353-8.
Lee HC, Bennett MV, Schulman J, Gould JB, Profit J. "Estimating Length of Stay by Patient Type in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit." Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(8):751-7.
Bhutani VK, Meng NF, Knauer Y, et al. "Extreme hyperbilirubinemia and rescue exchange transfusion in California from 2007 to 2012." J Perinatol. 2016;36(10):853-7.
Profit J, Gould JB, Bennett M, et al. "The Association of Level of Care With NICU Quality." Pediatrics. 2016;137(3):e20144210.
Blumenfeld YJ, Milan KE, Rubesova E, et al. "HDlive imaging of a giant omphalocele." Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2016;48(3):407-8.
Murphy DP, Lee HC, Payton KSE, Powers RJ. "Platelet count and associated morbidities in VLBW infants with pharmacologically treated patent ductus arteriosus." J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.. 2016;29(13):2045-8.
Kantorowska A, Wei JC, Cohen RS, Lawrence RA, Gould JB, Lee HC. "Impact of Donor Milk Availability on Breast Milk Use and Necrotizing Enterocolitis Rates." Pediatrics. 2016;137(3):e20153123.
Eneriz-Wiemer M, Saynina O, Sundaram V, Lee HC, Bhattacharya J, Sanders LM. "Parent Language: A Predictor for Neurodevelopmental Follow-up Care Among Infants With Very Low Birth Weight." Acad Pediatr. 2016;16(7):645-52.
Wei JC, Catalano R, Profit J, Gould JB, Lee HC. "Impact of antenatal steroids on intraventricular hemorrhage in very-low-birth weight infants." J Perinatol. 2016;36(5):352-6.
Handley SC, Steinhorn RH, Hopper AO, et al. "Inhaled nitric oxide use in preterm infants in California neonatal intensive care units." J Perinatol. 2016;36(8):635-9.
Rose J, Vassar R, Cahill-Rowley K, Hintz SR, Stevenson DK. "Neonatal Biomarkers of Inflammation: Correlates of Early Neurodevelopment and Gait in Very-Low-Birth-Weight Preterm Children." Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(1):71-8.
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.
Girsen AI, Wallenstein MB, Davis AS, et al. "Effect of antepartum meconium staining on perinatal and neonatal outcomes among pregnancies with gastroschisis." J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016;29(15):2500-4.
Main EK, Abreo A, McNulty J, et al. "Measuring severe maternal morbidity: validation of potential measures." Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016;214(5):643.e1-643.e10.