Picture Special: Over 300 start 2018 on the right foot at the Atlantic Drive 12K

first_imgThe annual Atlantic Drive 12km walk/run was another success this year, drawing a big crowd of people to the coast for a great cause.2018 is the 18th year of the event, which was all in aid of Our Lady’s Hospital Crumlin. Some 250 walkers and 60 runners took part, setting off from the Singing Pub Downings at noon today. The participants returned to the bar afterwards for refreshments to celebrate their first big achievement of the year.Eleanor Mooney would like to thank all the supporters that attended and helped out in any way towards the fundraiser. See the photos below by Anne Claire Gallagher: Picture Special: Over 300 start 2018 on the right foot at the Atlantic Drive 12K was last modified: January 1st, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:atlantic drive 12kDowningssponsored run/walkthe singing publast_img read more

Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge To DoctorOwned Hospital Expansion Limit

first_img This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription. An appeals court has dismissed a challenge to a part of the health law that limits expansion of doctor-owned hospitals on grounds that a lower court that issued an earlier ruling didn’t have jurisdiction in the case.Modern Healthcare: Court Dismisses Challenge To Reform Law’s Limit On Expansion Of Doc-Owned HospitalsThe Obama administration scored a victory when the U.S. Court of Appeals in Houston dismissed an appeal from the Physician Hospitals of America and the Tyler, Texas-based Texas Spine & Joint Hospital challenging a health care reform law restriction on expansion by physician-owned hospitals. The appeals court ruled that the district court lacked subject-matter jurisdiction in the case (McKinney, 8/17).CQ HealthBeat: Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge Of Health Law Curb On Specialty HospitalsThe 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling this week dismissing a challenge to a provision of the health care law curbing the expansion of physician-owned hospitals. Judge Leslie H. Southwick said in the court’s decision that a lower court hearing the challenge lacked jurisdiction in the case, which was filed by a trade group and a doctor-owned hospital. The facility, Texas Spine and Joint Hospital, was in the process of expanding and was unable to complete the effort before a cutoff date in the law (8/20). Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge To Doctor-Owned Hospital Expansion Limitlast_img read more