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Marty Makary

The 3 Forces: The Perfect Storm Making Medical Errors the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

John Weeks | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

I previously posted twice on the scientific review paper led by Hopkins' researcher Martin Makary, MD, that concluded medical errors are the nation's ...

Why Was the Study Finding 250,000 USA Medical Deaths Published in a British Journal?

John Weeks | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

The astonishing headline last month that medical errors are the 3rd most significant cause of death in the USA -- at an estimated 251,000 per year -- ...

How Hospitals Can Stop Killing as Many Patients

Kare Anderson | Posted 12.10.2012 | Books
Kare Anderson

Let us strongly urge our doctors, the administrators of the larger practices many of them are rapidly joining, and their affiliated hospitals to attract us as patients and as referrers for our loved ones and friends.

Josh Zepps

WATCH: Doctor Advocates Transparency, Accountability To Fix Broken Health Care System

HuffingtonPost.com | Josh Zepps | Posted 11.18.2012 | Health News

Medical mistakes are the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., with one in four patients harmed by medical errors. But hospitals don't measure thi...