On March 2, one day after he was indicted by a federal grand jury for rigging bids for oil and natural gas leases, Aubrey McClendon, 56, former Chesapeake Energy CEO and part owner of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder, drove his Chevy Tahoe into a concrete overpass and died in the fiery crash.
According to the Tahoe’s data...
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The authors of a paper from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine wrote: “If medical error was a disease, it would rank as the third leading cause of death in the U.S.” The lay press covered the article extensively.
Hospitals and doctors report cases of death by medical error to medical examiners and coroners.
My teacher, a towering figure in forensic pathology and New York City‘s chief medical examiner for a quarter century including on Sept. 11, has died. Dr. Charles S. Hirsch was 79.
I met Hirsch in 1984 during my general pathology residency. I planned to be a hospital pathologist but wanted some elective training in forensic...