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About John Svirbely, MD

John Svirbely, MD is a founder and Chief Medical Officer of The Medical Algorithms Company and the primary author of its medical algorithms. John is a co-founder of the Medical Algorithms Project and has developed its medical content for nearly 20 years. He has a BA degree from the Johns Hopkins University and his MD from the University of Maryland. He is a board-certified pathologist with a fellowship in medical microbiology and biomedical computing at Ohio State University. Dr. Svirbely recently retired from private practice and resides near Austin, TX. He has authored multiple books and articles on medical algorithms & medical calculators.

How Automated Medical Algorithms Can Improve Patient Safety

2016-12-15T09:36:39+00:00

GA Miller studied the limits of human cognition. He found that the number of discrete items that a person [...]

How Automated Medical Algorithms Can Improve Patient Safety 2016-12-15T09:36:39+00:00

Congestive Chart Failure and Electronic Health Record Systems

2016-12-15T10:05:31+00:00

Years ago you could find patient charts on the oncology or transplant service that were a foot thick or [...]

Congestive Chart Failure and Electronic Health Record Systems 2016-12-15T10:05:31+00:00

Risks to Patient Safety: Calculating Algorithms by Hand

2016-12-15T09:47:50+00:00

While medical algorithms can be valuable decision support tools, calculating them by hand can bite you. With hand calculations, [...]

Risks to Patient Safety: Calculating Algorithms by Hand 2016-12-15T09:47:50+00:00

Can We Really Trust Accountable Care Organization Models (ACOs)?

2015-07-16T20:10:33+00:00

Accountable Care Organization models (ACO) are mandated to reform healthcare and to change the way it is delivered. To [...]

Can We Really Trust Accountable Care Organization Models (ACOs)? 2015-07-16T20:10:33+00:00

Population Health Strategies, Medical Algorithms, and You

2016-12-15T09:50:40+00:00

Is population health the future of healthcare? Physicians are told population health strategies will solve many of our current [...]

Population Health Strategies, Medical Algorithms, and You 2016-12-15T09:50:40+00:00

Do Computers Have to Interfere with Doctor Patient Relationships?

2016-12-15T10:20:49+00:00

Do Computers Have to Interfere with Doctor Patient Relationships? The relationship between the doctor and patient is at the [...]

Do Computers Have to Interfere with Doctor Patient Relationships? 2016-12-15T10:20:49+00:00