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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

Incidence of HIV in a Nationwide Cohort Receiving Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention.

Van Epps P, Wilson BM, Garner W, Beste LA, Maier MM, Ohl ME.

Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (in press).


Contamination of healthcare workers’ hands with E. coli and Klebsiella species after routine patient care: a prospective observational study.

Puig-Asensio M, Diekema  DJ, Boyken L, Clore GS, Salinas JL, Perencevich EP.

Clinical Microbiology and Infection (in press).


Impact of Patient Portal Use on Duplicate Laboratory Tests in Diabetes Management.

Wakefield BJ, Turvey C, Hogan T, Shimada S, Nazi K, Cao L, Stroupe K, Martinez R, Smith B.

Telemedicine and eHealth (in press).


Self-monitoring of blood pressure in patients with hypertension related multi morbidity: Systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis.

Sheppard JP, Tucker KL, Davison WJ, Stevens R, Aekplakorn W, Bosworth HB, Bove A, Earle K, Godwin M, Green BB, Hebert P, Heneghan C, Hill N, Hobbs FDR, Kantola I, Kerry SM, Leiva A, Magin DJ, mant J, Margolis KL, McKinstry B, McLaughlin MA, McNamara K, Omboni S, Ogedegbe O, Parati G, Varis J, Verberk WJ, Wakefield BJ, McManus RJ.

American Journal of Hypertension (in press).



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

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

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