Iowa continues CDC infection prevention research

Three years ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first funded researchers at the University of Iowa to study infection prevention activities and expand the surveillance of healthcare associated infections. The UI was one of six Prevention Epicenters tasked with “conducting innovative infection control and prevention research.” That work continues as a multidisciplinary […]

CADRE Earns Five-Year Renewal

Cutting-edge research into how health care is delivered safely, efficiently, and with the greatest benefit to the patient has been happening at the Iowa City VA Medical Center, conducted by members of the Center for Access and Delivery Research & Evaluation (CADRE), for more than five years. Led by Director Eli Perencevich, MD, MS, and […]

Infection detection: Motion-sensing tools deployed in war on pathogens

by Tony Craine, Medicine Iowa With fists at chin level, a young video game player focuses on the television in front of him. He begins shadow boxing, throwing a series of punches and kicks. Meanwhile, on the screen, an animated character engaged in hand-to-hand combat faithfully reproduces all of the player’s punches and kicks in […]