Renowned doc suspended; Non-hospital births riskier; and much more

News From Around the Web

> Could a big public health win be the story of 2016? Global health experts weighed in on NPR. Post

> Raymond Grandon, M.D., may be retiring from practice, but the 96-year-old plans to write about some of his career's most interesting cases to contribute to medical education, PennLive reports. Article

> The Maryland Board of Physicians has suspended one of its renowned doctors, Grace Zeim, amid allegations she's been habitually intoxicated on the job, according to WJLA. Article

Provider News

> The mortality rate for babies whose mothers intentionally gave birth outside of hospitals was more than double the rate of planned in-hospital births, a new study showed. But the researchers also noted the risk of death was low in both settings. Article

> The eyes have it when it comes to improving hand-hygiene compliance--but not as much as the nose, it turns out. Article

And Finally… There is a wrong time to talk about flu shots. Article