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Welcome to the Center for Access & Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE) home site!

The Center for Access & Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE) is a Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D) Center of Innovation (COIN) located in the Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, IA. CADRE investigators have been working to improve health services for Veterans since 2004. CADRE’s mission is twofold: (1) to improve access to high quality care for rural Veterans through innovative applications of telehealth in specialty care, community care, and dual use; and (2) to develop and evaluate interventions targeting the multidrug-resistant organism crisis. Feel free to browse our website to learn more.



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Public Health Interventions for COVID-19

Emerging Evidence and Implications for an Evolving Public Health Crisis.

Hartley DM, Perencevich EN.

Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (April 10, 2020).

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Antibiotic stewardship implementation and patient-level antibiotic use at hospitals with and without on-site Infectious Disease specialists.

Livorsi DJ, Nair R, Lund BC, Alexander B, Beck BF, Goto M, Ohl M, Vaughan Sarrazin MS, Goetz MB, Perencevich EN.

Clinical Infectious Diseases (in press).


Using the PACT Resources Framework to Understand the Needs of Geriatric Primary Care Teams.

Solimeo SL, Steffen MJA, Gardner EE, Adjognon O, Shin MH, Moye J, Sullivan JL.

JAGS (in press).


Perceived Need and Potential Applications of a Telehospitalist Service in Rural Areas.

Moeckli J, Gutierrez J, Kaboli PJ.

Telemedicine and e-Health (in press).


Using Telehealth as a Tool for Rural Hospitals in the COVID-19 Pandemic Response.

Gutierrez J, Kuperman E, Kaboli PJ.

Journal of Rural Health (in press).


Rural Inter-Facility Emergency Department Transfers: Framework and Qualitative Analysis.

McNaughton CD, Bonnet K, Schlundt D, Mohr NM, Chung S, Kaboli PJ, Ward MJ.

Western Journal of Emergency Medicine (in press).


Effect of a Patient Activation Intervention on Hypertension Medication Optimization: Results from a Randomized Clinical Trial.

Howren MB, Steinman MA, Carter B, Vander Weg MW, Kaboli PJ.

AJMC (in press).



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Iowa VA Healthcare System
601 Highway 6 West
Iowa City, IA 52246

Contact Numbers:
P: 319-887-4938
F: 319-887-4932

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm