Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research
Meet the Director, Deputy Director and Associate Directors of CCDOR.
New study published in JAMA found that the evidence-based Tobacco Longitudinal Care (TLC) program was most effective without adaptation and was feasibly integrated into lung cancer screening.
Establishing a Long COVID PBRN
The Long COVID Practice Based Research Network (PBRN) is a multi-site effort to build an infrastructure that will facilitate and support rigorous practice-based and data-driven research to address gaps in access, treatment, and cost-effective delivery of Long COVID care.
Photo by Indy Rutks, long-time CCDOR employee
The Minneapolis VA Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research (CCDOR) is a VA HSR&D Center of Innovation (COIN) operating under the direction of the Office of Research and Development (ORD). Formerly known as the Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, CCDOR has been a productive, interdisciplinary community of professionals since 1998, conducting innovative health services and implementation research intended primarily to improve health outcomes for Veterans with chronic disease.
CCDOR’s mission is to develop and evaluate interventions and implementation strategies that improve health care delivery, Veteran engagement in health care and Veterans’ health and functioning in their communities
CCDOR’s vision is to elevate the quality, consistency, and equity of health care and outcomes for all Veterans through innovative health services and implementation research.
CCDOR strives to foster an inclusive work environment that honors its employees’ diverse identities, perspectives, backgrounds, values, and cultural practices. We believe that a diverse workforce enriches our research teams and the quality of our research to improve health and healthcare delivery for all. CCDOR is deeply committed to just treatment, equitable opportunity, and cultivating a community based on respect for everyone.
CCDOR’s strategic plan focuses on two high priority areas in which CCDOR’s expertise and partnerships are exceptionally strong and where CCDOR is positioned to make substantial and meaningful contributions: (1) Trauma Recovery, and (2) Chronic Pain and Opioid Harms Reduction. CCDOR will also advance research in additional areas and ensure a sustainable pipeline of highly qualified health services researchers.