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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.



Congrats to Investigators with Recent Publications

Feller J, Lund BC, Perencevich EN, Alexander B, Heintz B, Beck B, Nair R, Goto M, Livorsi DJ.

Post-discharge oral antimicrobial use among hospitalized patients across an integrated national healthcare network.

Clinical Microbiology and Infection (in press).


Musuuza JS, McKinley L, Keating JA, Obasi C, Knobloc MJ, Crnich C, Evans CT, Evans M, Livorsi D, Morgan D, Perencevich EN, Reisinger HS, Schweizer ML, Suda K, Simbartl L, Safdar N.

Correlation of prevention practices with rates of health care-associated Clostridioides difficile infection.

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (in press).


Van Tiem JM, Friberg JE, Wilson JR, Fitzwater L, Blum JM, Panos RJ, Reisinger HS, Moeckli J.

Utilized or Underutilized: A qualitative analysis of building coherence during early implementation of Tele-ICU.

Telemedicine and e-Health (in press).


Katz DA, Hamlin C, Vander Weg MW, Grant KM, Stewart Steffensmeier KR, Paez M, Hawley ST, Gaeth G.

Veterans’ preferences for tobacco treatment in primary care: A discrete choice experiment.

Patient Education and Counseling (in press).


Mentias  A, Saad M, Desai MY Horwitz PA, Rossen JD, Panaich S, Elbadawi A, Qazi A, Sorajja P, Ineid H, Kapadia S, London B, Vaughan Sarrazin, M.

Temporal Trends and Clinical Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Nonagenarians.

Journal of the American Heart Association (in press).


Mancuso AC, Summers KM, Mengeling MA, Torner JC, Ryan GL, Sadler AG.

Infertility and Health-Related Quality of Life in United States Women Veterans.

Journal of Women's Health (in press).


Singh N, Nair R, Goto M, Carvour ML, Carnahan R, Field EH, Lenert P, Vaughan Sarrazin M, Schweizer ML, Perencevich EN.

Risk of recurrent Staphylococcus aureus prosthetic joint infection in rheumatoid arthritis patients – A Nationwide Cohort Study.

Open Forum Infectious Diseases (in press).



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