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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.

Can Medical Algorithms Help to Reduce Telemedicine Liability?

2016-12-15T10:12:57+08:00

Telemedicine has come a long way over the past 20 years. Modern technology has made it accessible to an [...]

Can Medical Algorithms Help to Reduce Telemedicine Liability?2016-12-15T10:12:57+08:00

How Medical Algorithms Are Used in Clinical Trial Design

2016-12-15T09:29:56+08:00

Clinical trials play an important role in evidence-based medicine. It is necessary to know how a therapy performs under [...]

How Medical Algorithms Are Used in Clinical Trial Design2016-12-15T09:29:56+08:00

Embracing Disruptive Information Technologies in Healthcare

2016-12-15T09:58:15+08:00

Some aspects of medicine have not changed very much over the centuries. As new decision support systems become available [...]

Embracing Disruptive Information Technologies in Healthcare2016-12-15T09:58:15+08:00

Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare with Automated Medical Algorithms

2016-12-15T09:32:11+08:00

In September, 2015, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report titled Improving Diagnosis in Health Care. This report [...]

Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare with Automated Medical Algorithms2016-12-15T09:32:11+08:00

Why MedalPacks? Automated Medical Calculator Collections

2016-12-15T10:04:49+08:00

A medical algorithm (medical calculator) that is used by itself can solve a specific problem. However, medical algorithms must [...]

Why MedalPacks? Automated Medical Calculator Collections2016-12-15T10:04:49+08:00

How Automated Medical Algorithms Can Improve Patient Safety

2016-12-15T09:36:39+08:00

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 Safety2016-12-15T09:36:39+08:00

Congestive Chart Failure and Electronic Health Record Systems

2016-12-15T10:05:31+08:00

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 Systems2016-12-15T10:05:31+08:00

Risks to Patient Safety: Calculating Algorithms by Hand

2016-12-15T09:47:50+08:00

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 Hand2016-12-15T09:47:50+08:00

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

2015-07-16T20:10:33+08:00

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+08:00

Population Health Strategies, Medical Algorithms, and You

2016-12-15T09:50:40+08:00

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 You2016-12-15T09:50:40+08:00