Below is a selection of publications that CPQCC has produced as a result of our quality improvement initiatives and research projects.

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Morris M, Bennett S, Drake L, et al. "Multidisciplinary evidence-based tools for improving consistency of care and neonatal nutrition." Journal of Perinatology. 2024.

Payton KSE, Bennett MV, Schulman J, et al. "28 NICUs participating in a quality improvement collaborative targeting early-onset sepsis antibiotic use." J Perinatol. 2024.PubMed

Lapcharoensap W, Bennett M, Xu X, Lee HC, Profit J, Dukhovny D. "Quality, outcome, and cost of care provided to very low birth weight infants in California." J Perinatol. 2024;44(2):224-230.PubMed


Pang EM, Liu J, Lu T, Joshi NS, Gould J, Lee HC. "Evaluating Epidemiologic Trends and Variations in NICU Admissions in California, 2008 to 2018." Hosp Pediatr. 2023;13(11):976-983.PubMed

Lee SMin, Sie L, Liu J, Profit J, Main E, Lee HC. "Racial and ethnic disparities in postnatal growth among very low birth weight infants in California." J Perinatol. 2023;43(3):371-377.PubMed

Lefrak L, Schaffer KE, Bohnert J, et al. "Blood culture procedures and practices in the neonatal intensive care unit: A survey of a large multicenter collaborative in California." Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023:1-6.PubMed

Lanzieri TM, Lu T, Bennett MV, et al. "Early childhood outcomes of NICU graduates with cytomegalovirus infection in California." Birth Defects Res. 2023;115(11):1093-1100.PubMed

Gould JB, Bennett MV, Profit J, Lee HC. Cohort selection and the estimation of racial disparity in mortality of extremely preterm neonates. Pediatric Research; 2023.

Chitkara R, Bennett M, Bohnert J, et al. "In Situ Simulation and Clinical Outcomes in Infants Born Preterm." J Pediatr. 2023;263:113715.PubMed

Feister J, Kan P, Bonifacio SL, Profit J, Lee HC. "Association of Primary Language with Very Low Birth Weight Outcomes in Hispanic Infants in California." J Pediatr. 2023;261:113527.PubMed

Main EK, Chang S-C, Tucker CM, Sakowski C, Leonard SA, Rosenstein MG. "Hospital-level variation in racial disparities in low-risk nulliparous cesarean delivery rates." Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2023;5(12):101145.PubMed


Pai VV, Noh CY, Dasani R, et al. "Implementation of a Bedside Point-of-Care Ultrasound Program in a Large Academic Neonatal Intensive Care Unit." Am J Perinatol. 2022.PubMed

Nguyen TT, Toney-Noland C, Wong J, et al. "Neonatal abstinence syndrome and mother's own milk at discharge." J Perinatol. 2022;42(8):1044-1050.PubMed

Lee SMin, Sie L, Liu J, Profit J, Lee HC. "Evaluation of Trends in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Respiratory Support Practice for Very Low Birth Weight Infants: A Population-Based Cohort Study." J Pediatr. 2022;243:47-52.e2.PubMed

Lowe J, Fuller JF, Dempsey AG, et al. "Cortisol awakening response and developmental outcomes at 6-7 years in children born extremely preterm." Pediatr Res. 2022.PubMed

Karvonen KL, Bonachea EM, Burris HH, et al. "Addressing bias and knowledge gaps regarding race and ethnicity in neonatology manuscript review." J Perinatol. 2022.PubMed

Minor KC, Bianco K, Sie L, Druzin ML, Lee HC, Leonard SA. "Severity of small-for-gestational-age and morbidity and mortality among very preterm neonates." J Perinatol. 2022.PubMed

Chen X, Lu T, Gould J, et al. "Active Treatment of Infants Born at 22-25 Weeks of Gestation in California, 2011-2018." J Pediatr. 2022.PubMed

Bane S, Rysavy MA, Carmichael SL, Lu T, Bennett M, Lee HC. "Does active treatment in infants born at 22-23 weeks correlate with outcomes of more mature infants at the same hospital? An analysis of California NICU data, 2015-2019." J Perinatol. 2022;42(10):1301-1305.PubMed

Lakshmanan A, Rogers EE, Lu T, et al. "Disparities and Early Engagement Associated with the 18- to 36-month High-risk Infant Follow-up Visit among Very Low Birthweight Infants in California." J Pediatr. 2022.PubMed

Brumbaugh JE, Bell EF, Do BT, et al. "Incidence of and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes After Late-Onset Meningitis Among Children Born Extremely Preterm." JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(12):e2245826.PubMed

Haxel CS, Johnson JN, Hintz S, et al. "Care of the Fetus With Congenital Cardiovascular Disease: From Diagnosis to Delivery." Pediatrics. 2022;150(Suppl 2).PubMed

McClafferty HH, Hubbard DK, Foradori D, Brown ML, Profit J, Tawfik DS. "Physician Health and Wellness." Pediatrics. 2022;150(5).PubMed

Profit J, Edwards EM, Pursley DW. "Getting to health equity in NICU care in the USA and beyond." Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2022.PubMed

J Sexton B, Adair KC, Cui X, Tawfik DS, Profit J. "Effectiveness of a bite-sized web-based intervention to improve healthcare worker wellbeing: A randomized clinical trial of WISER." Front Public Health. 2022;10:1016407.PubMed

Purkey NJ, Ma C, Lee HC, et al. "Distance from home to birth hospital, transfer, and mortality in neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome in California." Birth Defects Res. 2022;114(12):662-673.PubMed

Joshi NS, Huynh K, Lu T, Lee HC, Frymoyer A. "Epidemiology and trends in neonatal early onset sepsis in California, 2010-2017." J Perinatol. 2022;42(7):940-946.PubMed

Balasundaram M, Land R, Miller S, et al. "Increasing early exposure to mother's own milk in premature newborns." J Perinatol. 2022;42(8):1126-1134.PubMed

Whitesel E, Goldstein J, Lee HC, Gupta M. "Quality improvement for neonatal resuscitation and delivery room care." Semin Perinatol. 2022:151629.PubMed

Chock VY, Smith E, Tan S, et al. "Early brain and abdominal oxygenation in extremely low birth weight infants." Pediatr Res. 2022.PubMed


Joaquino SMilet, Lee HC, Abrams B. "Pre-pregnancy body mass index, gestational weight gain and postnatal growth in preterm infants." J Perinatol. 2021;41(8):1825-1834.PubMed

Tawfik DS, Sinha A, Bayati M, et al. "Frustration With Technology and its Relation to Emotional Exhaustion Among Health Care Workers: Cross-sectional Observational Study." J Med Internet Res. 2021;23(7):e26817.PubMed

Payton KSE, Wirtschafter D, Bennett MV, et al. "Vignettes Identify Variation in Antibiotic Use for Suspected Early Onset Sepsis." Hosp Pediatr. 2021;11(7):770-774.PubMed

Laptook AR, Shankaran S, Barnes P, et al. "Limitations of Conventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging as a Predictor of Death or Disability Following Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy in the Late Hypothermia Trial." J Pediatr. 2021;230:106-111.e6.PubMed

Edwards EM, Greenberg LT, Profit J, Draper D, Helkey D, Horbar JD. "Quality of Care in US NICUs by Race and Ethnicity." Pediatrics. 2021;148(2).PubMed

King BC, Richardson T, Patel RM, et al. "Prioritization framework for improving the value of care for very low birth weight and very preterm infants." J Perinatol. 2021;41(10):2463-2473.PubMed

Mangels R, Blumenfeld YJ, Homeyer M, Mrazek-Pugh B, Hintz SR, Hudgins L. "RASopathies: A significant cause of polyhydramnios?" Prenat Diagn. 2021;41(3):362-367.PubMed

Dhurjati R, Main E, Profit J. "Institutional Racism: A Key Contributor to Perinatal Health Inequity." Pediatrics. 2021;148(3).PubMed

Arul N, Ahmad I, Hamilton J, et al. "Lessons Learned from a Collaborative to Develop a Sustainable Simulation-Based Training Program in Neonatal Resuscitation: Simulating Success." Children (Basel). 2021;8(1).PubMed

Padula AM, Shariff-Marco S, Yang J, et al. "Multilevel social factors and NICU quality of care in California." J Perinatol. 2021;41(3):404-412.PubMed

Profit J, Adair KC, Cui X, et al. "Randomized controlled trial of the "WISER" intervention to reduce healthcare worker burnout." J Perinatol. 2021;41(9):2225-2234.PubMed

Pang EM, Sey R, De Beritto T, Lee HC, Powell CM. "Advancing Health Equity by Translating Lessons Learned from NICU Family Visitations During the COVID-19 Pandemic." Neoreviews. 2021;22(1):e1-e6.PubMed

Villosis MFe B, Barseghyan K, Ambat MTeresa, Rezaie KK, Braun D. "Rates of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Following Implementation of a Novel Prevention Bundle." JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(6):e2114140.PubMed

Purkey NJ, Ma C, Lee HC, et al. "Timing of Transfer and Mortality in Neonates with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome in California." Pediatr Cardiol. 2021;42(4):906-917.PubMed

Haidari ES, Lee HC, Illuzzi JL, Phibbs CS, Lin H, Xu X. "Hospital variation in admissions to neonatal intensive care units by diagnosis severity and category." J Perinatol. 2021;41(3):468-477.PubMed

Liu J, Pang EM, Iacob A, Simonian A, Phibbs CS, Profit J. "Evaluating Care in Safety Net Hospitals: Clinical Outcomes and NICU Quality of Care in California." J Pediatr. 2021.PubMed

J Sexton B, Adair KC, Profit J, et al. "Safety Culture and Workforce Well-Being Associations with Positive Leadership WalkRounds." Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2021;47(7):403-411.PubMed

Karakash SD, Main EK, Chang SChih, Shaw GM, Stevenson DK, Gould JB. "Measuring Variation in Interpregnancy Interval: Identifying Hotspots for Improvement Initiatives." Am J Perinatol. 2021.PubMed

Tawfik DS, Shanafelt TD, Dyrbye LN, et al. "Personal and Professional Factors Associated With Work-Life Integration Among US Physicians." JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(5):e2111575.PubMed

Mujahid MS, Kan P, Leonard SA, et al. "Birth hospital and racial and ethnic differences in severe maternal morbidity in the state of California." Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021;224(2):219.e1-219.e15.PubMed