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Laura C. Myers, MD, MPH

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Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
2000 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612

510-891-3544 (phone)
laura.c.myers@kp.org


Laura C. Myers, MD, MPH, is a research scientist at the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research. Her research focuses on understanding the optimal care delivery models for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Dr. Myers is a practicing intensivist in the Diablo Service Area (Walnut Creek and Antioch). She holds a BA from Dartmouth College, a medical degree from Harvard Medical School and an MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She did her clinical training and a fellowship in quality/safety at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Current Position(s):

  • Research Scientist I

Section Affiliations:

Primary Research Interests:

  • Care delivery for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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    The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program and Readmissions for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 2006-2015.

    Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Faridi, Mohammad K; Hasegawa, Kohei; Hanania, Nicola A; Camargo, Carlos A

    Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2019 Dec 20;():. Epub 2019-12-20.

    PubMed abstract

    ICU Utilization for Patients With Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Receiving Noninvasive Ventilation.

    Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Faridi, Mohammad Kamal; Currier, Paul; Camargo, Carlos A

    Critical care medicine. 2019 05 20;47(5):677-684. Epub 2019-12-20.

    PubMed abstract

    An Examination of Medical Malpractice Claims Involving Physician Trainees.

    Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Gartland, Rajshri M; Skillings, Jillian; Heard, Lisa; Bittner, Edward A; Einbinder, Jonathan; Metlay, Joshua P; Mort, Elizabeth

    Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 2019 Dec 10;47(5):677-684. Epub 2019-12-10.

    PubMed abstract

    Medical Malpractice Involving Pulmonary/Critical Care Physicians.

    Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Skillings, Jillian; Heard, Lisa; Metlay, Joshua P; Mort, Elizabeth

    Chest. 2019 Nov 10;156(5):907-914. Epub 2019-05-15.

    PubMed abstract

    The association between physician turnover (the "July Effect") and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest.

    Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Mikhael, Bassem; Currier, Paul; Berg, Katherine; Jena, Anupam; Donnino, Michael; Andersen, Lars W;

    Resuscitation. 2017 05 10;114(5):133-140. Epub 2017-03-08.

    PubMed abstract

    Cigarette Smoking and Risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and Disease Severity Among Adults in an Integrated Health Care System in California

    Author(s): Young-Wolff KC; Slama N; Alexeeff SE; Sakoda LC; Fogelberg R; Myers LC; Campbell CI; Adams AS; Prochaska JJ

    Nicotine Tob Res. 2022 Apr 03.

    PubMed abstract

    Prognostic Accuracy of Presepsis and Intrasepsis Characteristics for Prediction of Cardiovascular Events After a Sepsis Hospitalization

    Author(s): Walkey AJ; Myers LC; Go AS; Liu VX; et al.

    Crit Care Explor. 2022 Apr;4(4):e0674. Epub 2022-04-08.

    PubMed abstract

    Perinatal Complications in Individuals in California With or Without SARS-CoV-2 Infection During Pregnancy

    Author(s): Ferrara A; Hedderson MM; Zhu Y; Avalos LA; Kuzniewicz MW; Myers LC; Ngo AL; Gunderson EP; Ritchie JL; Quesenberry CP; Greenberg M

    JAMA Intern Med. 2022 Mar 21.

    PubMed abstract

    Exploratory analysis of novel electronic health record variables for quantification of healthcare delivery strain, prediction of mortality, and prediction of imminent discharge

    Author(s): Lee C; Lawson BL; Mann AJ; Liu VX; Myers LC; Schuler A; Escobar GJ

    J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2022 Mar 15.

    PubMed abstract

    The COVID-19 Pandemic Strikes Again and Again and Again

    Author(s): Myers LC; Liu VX

    JAMA Netw Open. 2022 03 01;5(3):e221760. Epub 2022-03-01.

    PubMed abstract

    Validation of Respiratory Rate-Oxygenation Index in Patients With COVID-19-Related Respiratory Failure

    Author(s): Myers LC; Mark D; Ley B; Guarnieri M; Hofmeister M; Paulson S; Marelich G; Liu VX

    Crit Care Med. 2022 Feb 07.

    PubMed abstract

    Red Blood Cell Transfusion at a Hemoglobin Threshold of Seven g/dL in Critically Ill Patients: A Regression Discontinuity Study

    Author(s): Bosch NA; Law AC; Bor J; Myers LC; Roubinian NH; Liu VX; Walkey AJ

    Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2022 Feb 04.

    PubMed abstract

    Outcomes After Implementation of a Benzodiazepine-Sparing Alcohol Withdrawal Order Set in an Integrated Health Care System

    Author(s): Smith JT; Sage M; Szeto H; Myers LC; Lu Y; Martinez A; Kipnis P; Liu VX

    JAMA Netw Open. 2022 02 01;5(2):e220158. Epub 2022-02-01.

    PubMed abstract

    Development and Validation of an Electronic Health Record-based Score for Triage to Perioperative Medicine

    Author(s): Le ST; Corbin D; Myers LC; Kipnis P; Cohn B; Liu VX

    Ann Surg. 2021 Nov 09.

    PubMed abstract

    Predictive Models for In-Hospital Deterioration in Ward Patients

    Author(s): Escobar GJ; Myers LC; Liu VX

    J Hosp Med. 2021 10;16(10):640.

    PubMed abstract

    Performance of Predictive Models for 30-day Hospitalization and Mortality after COVID-19 Infection

    Author(s): Myers LC; Kipnis P; O'Suilleabhain L; Escobar G; Liu VX

    Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 Jul 27.

    PubMed abstract

    Development of a healthcare system COVID Hotspotting Score in California: an observational study with prospective validation

    Author(s): Liu VX; Thai KK; Galin J; Gerstley LD; Myers LC; Parodi SM; Chen YI; Goler N; Escobar GJ; Kipnis P

    BMJ Open. 2021 Jul 26;11(7):e048211. Epub 2021-07-26.

    PubMed abstract

    Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Readmission Rates for Medicare Beneficiaries with Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Author(s): Myers LC; Faridi MK; Hasegawa K; Camargo CA

    Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2021 Jul 16.

    PubMed abstract

    Association Between Troponin I Levels During Sepsis and Post-Sepsis Cardiovascular Complications

    Author(s): Garcia MA; Go AS; Martinez, Adriana; Myers LC; Liu VX; Walkey AJ; et al.

    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 May 26.

    PubMed abstract

    Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Testing and Outcomes : Retrospective Cohort Study in an Integrated Health System

    Author(s): Escobar GJ; Adams AS; Liu VX; Soltesz L; Chen YI; Parodi SM; Ray GT; Myers LC; Ramaprasad CM; Dlott R; Lee C

    Ann Intern Med. 2021 Feb 09.

    PubMed abstract

    Reducing Readmissions for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Response to the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program

    Author(s): Myers LC; Cash R; Liu VX; Camargo CA

    Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 Jan 21.

    PubMed abstract

    Expanding Post-discharge Readmission Metrics in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Author(s): Myers LC; Camargo C; Escobar G; Liu VX

    Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2020 Nov 06.

    PubMed abstract

    Preventing COPD readmissions under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: How far have we come?

    Author(s): Press VG; Myers LC; Feemster LC

    Chest. 2020 Oct 13.

    PubMed abstract

    Characteristics of Hospitalized Adults With COVID-19 in an Integrated Health Care System in California

    Author(s): Myers LC; Parodi SM; Escobar GJ; Liu VX

    JAMA. 2020 Apr 24.

    PubMed abstract

    Goldilocks, the Three Bears and Intensive Care Unit Utilization: Delivering Enough Intensive Care But Not Too Much. A Narrative Review

    Author(s): Myers LC; Escobar G; Liu VX

    Pulm Ther. 2020 Jan 03.

    PubMed abstract

    The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program and Readmissions for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 2006-2015.

    Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Faridi, Mohammad K; Hasegawa, Kohei; Hanania, Nicola A; Camargo, Carlos A

    Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2019 Dec 20;():. Epub 2019-12-20.

    PubMed abstract

    ICU Utilization for Patients With Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Receiving Noninvasive Ventilation.

    Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Faridi, Mohammad Kamal; Currier, Paul; Camargo, Carlos A

    Critical care medicine. 2019 05 20;47(5):677-684. Epub 2019-12-20.

    PubMed abstract

    An Examination of Medical Malpractice Claims Involving Physician Trainees.

    Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Gartland, Rajshri M; Skillings, Jillian; Heard, Lisa; Bittner, Edward A; Einbinder, Jonathan; Metlay, Joshua P; Mort, Elizabeth

    Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 2019 Dec 10;47(5):677-684. Epub 2019-12-10.

    PubMed abstract

    Medical Malpractice Involving Pulmonary/Critical Care Physicians.

    Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Skillings, Jillian; Heard, Lisa; Metlay, Joshua P; Mort, Elizabeth

    Chest. 2019 Nov 10;156(5):907-914. Epub 2019-05-15.

    PubMed abstract

    The association between physician turnover (the "July Effect") and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest.

    Author(s): Myers, Laura C; Mikhael, Bassem; Currier, Paul; Berg, Katherine; Jena, Anupam; Donnino, Michael; Andersen, Lars W;

    Resuscitation. 2017 05 10;114(5):133-140. Epub 2017-03-08.

    PubMed abstract