Yasin Civelek's research while affiliated with HealthCore and other places

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Background Low-value services are common in cancer care. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic caused a dramatic decrease in health care utilization, leading many to suspect that low-value cancer services may decrease. Methods In this retrospective cohort study, we used administrative claims from the HealthCore Integrated Research Environment, a repos...
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6594 Background: Low-value services, which provide minimal patient benefit while entailing costs and risks, are prevalent in cancer care. Shifts in cancer care delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic to minimize exposure provided opportunities for health systems and clinicians to prioritize higher-value over low-value oncology services. Methods: In t...
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e18596 Background: Several oncology guidelines recommend using oral drugs vs. IV to minimize COVID-19 risk for patients with cancer. We examined the association between prescribing patterns of oral capecitabine vs. IV 5FU for GI cancers and social distancing, measured by the change in population mobility patterns in response to shelter-in place pol...