CMQCC Publications

2019 Publications

VanGompel EW, Perez S, Datta A, Wang C, Cape V, Main EK. "Cesarean Overuse and the Culture of Care." Health Services Research. [in press]

Leonard SA, Main EK, Scott KA, Profit J, Carmichael SL. "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Severe Maternal Morbidity Prevalence and Trends." Annals of Epidemiology. [in press]

Leonard SA, Main EK, Carmichael SL. “The Contribution of Maternal Characteristics to an Increasing Trend of Severe Maternal Morbidity.” BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2019;19(1):16.


2018 Publications

VanGompel EW, Perez S, Wang C, Datta A, Cape V, Main E. “Measuring Labor and Delivery Unit Culture and Clinicians’ Attitudes Toward Birth: Revision and Validation of the Labor Culture Survey.” Birth. 2018;11:1-11.

Van Otterloo L, Connelly C, Gould J, Abreo A, Main E. "Mothers at Risk: Factors Affecting Maternal Postpartum Length of Stay." Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing 2018;10:303-314. 

Main EK, Markow C, Gould JB. "Addressing Maternal Mortality and Morbidity In California Through Public-Private Partnerships." Health Affairs. 2018;37(9):1484-1493.

Main, EK. "Reducing Maternal Mortality and Severe Maternal Morbidity Through State-based Quality Improvement Initiatives." Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2018;61(2):319-331.

Main EK, Dhurjati R, Cape V, Vasher J, Abreo A, Chang SC, Gould JB. "Improving maternal safety at scale with the mentor model of collaborative improvement." Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2018;44(5):250-259.

VanGompel EW, Main EK, Tancredi, D, Melnikow, J. “Do Provider Birth Attitudes Influence Cesarean Delivery Rate: A Cross-Sectional Study.” BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2018;18(1).


2017 Publications

Main EK, Cape V, Abreo A, Vasher J, Woods A, Carpenter A, Gould, JB.Reduction of severe maternal morbidity from hemorrhage using a state perinatal quality collaborative.” American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017;216(3):298.e1-298.e11.

Main EK.  “Leading Change on Labor and Delivery: Reducing Nulliparous Term Singleton Vertex (NTSV) Cesarean Rates (editorial).”  Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf.  2017; 43:51-52.