CMQCC Publications

2018 Publications

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, 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.


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.


2016 Publications

Lyndon, A, Cape, V.Maternal Hemorrhage Quality Improvement Collaborative Lessons.The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 2016;41(6):363-371.

MacDorman MF, Declercq E, Cabral H, and Morton CH.Recent Increases in the U.S. Maternal Mortality Rate: Disentangling Trends from Measurement Issues.Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016; 128(3): 447-455.

Morgan DM, Main EK, Gee RE. “The Goldilocks Quandary of Health Care Resources: Too Little, Too Much, or Just Right?Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016; 127(6):1039-44.

Snowden JM, Mission JF, Marshall N, Quigley B, Main EK, Gilbert WM, Chung JH, Caughey AB. “The Impact of Maternal Obesity and Race/Ethnicity on Perinatal Outcomes: Independent and Joint Effects.Obesity. 2016 Jul;24(7):1590-8. 

Main EK, Abreo A, McNulty J, Gilbert W, McNally C, Poeltler D, Lanner-Cusin K, Fenton D, Gipps T, Melsop K, Greene N, Gould JB, Kilpatrick S. “Measuring Severe Maternal Morbidity: Validation of Potential Measures.” American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016; 214(5):643.e1-643.e10.

Kilpatrick SJ, Abreo A, Gould JB, Greene N, Main EK. “Confirmed Severe Maternal Morbidity Is Associated With High Rate of Preterm Delivery.” American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 Aug;215(2):233.e1-7.

Kilpatrick SJ, Abreo A, Greene N, Melsop K, Peterson N, Shields LE, Main EK. “Severe Maternal Morbidity in a Large Cohort of Women With Acute Severe Intrapartum Hypertension.” American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 Jul;215(1):91.e1-7.

Roth LM, Henley M, Seacrist M, Morton CH.North American Nurses’ and Doulas’ Views of Each Other.Journal of Gynecological, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. 2016 Nov - Dec;45(6):790-800.

Lee VR, Darney BG, Snowden JM, Main EK, Gilbert W, Chung J, Caughey AB. “Term Elective Induction of Labour and Perinatal Outcomes in Obese Women: Retrospective Cohort Study.BJOG : An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2016; 123(2):271-8.

Dekker RL, Morton CH, Singleton P, Lyndon A. “Women’s Experiences Being Diagnosed With Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: a Qualitative Study.Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health. 2016 Jul;61(4):467-73.