#53 Medical Mistakes: The 3rd Largest Cause of Death

Medical errors are America's third largest cause of death. Only heart disease and cancer have a higher body count. 

  A new report estimates that about 250,000 Americans die each year because of screw-ups in hospitals, doctors' offices and other medical settings.  In 2013, research by NASA's chief toxicologist put the number at as many as 440,000.   In this episode of "How Do We Fix It?", Pittsburgh-based lawyer James Lieber brings a passion for practical solutions to a widespread problem. James has spent more than a...