Indiscipline reared it’s ugly head among spectators once again at Arnett Gardens Football Club’s Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex on Sunday night, after the team’s 2-2 draw and 4-3 aggregate defeat to Montego Bay United in their second-leg Red Stripe Premier League semi-final.The scene was reminiscent of Arnett Gardens’ loss to Waterhouse in the 2013-14 semi-final, when after battling to a 3-3 draw in the first-leg, Arnett Gardens lost the second-leg at home 1-0, following which supporters took out their frustration on the away team and match officials.Kashief Brown’s extra-time winner spurred some patrons into throwing bottles and other objects in the vicinity the MoBay United team and officials, as well as match officials.However, Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) general manager, Andrew Price, says an investigation will to be carried out into the incident and the facts ascertained before any action, if any, will be taken against Arnett Gardens Football Club. He noted that this is a serious offence and if found guilty Arnett could face heavy sanctions.In the 2013-14 season, RSPL semi-final elimination did not go down well with the Arnett home fans, who took out their anger and disappointment on the match officials by throwing missiles and verbal threats. Officials and other important figures had to be escorted from the venue under heavy security. Gun shots were also heard during the melee.SIX-MATCH PROBATIONFor that incident, the Trench Town-based club was fined $200.000 and placed on a six-match probation.If found guilty again, Price warned Arnett could face great punishment, but insists that the facts will determine their next move.”We will have to get the report. The referee and the match coordinator will have to submit their reports. But like in any Premier League we will have to get the facts and deal with the situation after. Action (for missile throwing) would be taken against any club. But you are innocent until proven guilty and the facts will have to come to the committee and be proven. It wouldn’t be prudent of me to make any comment at this time,” he explained.”It’s a situation where you expect certain level of maturity. We will wait until we get documents from the match official, commissary and coordinator. Anything else we will deal with it as the facts are presented and it will be dealt with in the appropriate manner,” he said.
A well-known former hotel in Donegal Town has been sold.The building, which operated as the National Hotel, was on the market with a €185,000 through Anderson Auctioneers. The building stretches to more than 5,300 square feet and comprises of accommodation as well as a bar and restaurant.The business has been closed in recent years and the liquor licence has also been sold.The estate agent said the property is now ideal for development such as town apartments, hostel or retail etc.Former Donegal Town hotel sold was last modified: July 25th, 2019 by StephenShare 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)
Clint Hill faces a late fitness testKick-off: 3pm, Saturday 28 November 2015Referee: Peter Bankes (Merseyside)BetVictor.com preview: QPR’s relegation odds cut – but they should beat LeedsMatch in a nutshell: QPR aim to break a six-hour goal drought against Steve Evans’ Leeds.Five key battles: Including Matty Phillips v Charlie TaylorInjuries and suspensionsQPRRuled out: Jamie Mackie (hamstring), Armand Traore (calf)Fitness tests: Charlie Austin (calf), Clint Hill (knee)Suspended: Leroy FerLEEDS UNITEDRuled out: Ross Turnbull (broken ankle).Fitness tests: Charlie Taylor (illness), Sol Bamba (toe)Suspended: Gaetano Berardi Possible line-upsQPR: Green; Perch, Onuoha, Hall, Konchesky; Phillips, Sandro, Faurlin, Yun; Luongo; Emmanuel-Thomas. Subs from: Smithies, Hill, Angella, Tozser, Henry, Doughty, Hoilett, Petrasso, Austin, Blackwood, Polter, Grego-Cox.Leeds: Silvestri; Wootton, Bellusci, Cooper, Taylor; Dallas, Cook, Bridcutt, Mowatt; Antenucci, Wood. Subs from: Grimes, Peacock-Farrell, Byram, Bamba, Adeyemi, Murphy, Erwin, Botaka, Doukara. Vital statisticsForm guide – last five league matchesQPR total: L D L L W (4 points)Home: D W D W D (9 points)Leeds total: L W W L D (7 points)Away: W D D L W (8 points)Top scorers – all competitionsQPR: Austin 7; Emmanuel-Thomas 5; Chery 4, Phillips 4; Onuoha 2; Fer 1, Hill 1, Hoilett 1, Polter 1.Leeds United: Wood 6; Antenucci 5; Mowatt 2; Adeyemi 1, Cook 1, Cooper 1, Taylor 1.Last five meetings1 March 2014: QPR 1 Leeds 131 August 2013: Leeds 0 QPR 17 May 2011: QPR 1 Leeds 218 December 2010: Leeds 2 QPR 020 February 2007: Leeds 0 QPR 0QPR 1 win, Leeds 2 wins, 2 draws Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook
13 May 2011 Affordable rental units in the inner cities would also help alleviate the housing backlog in the country. The project is a partnership between the Department of Human Settlements, its Western Cape counterpart, the National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC) and the Cape Town Community Housing Company (CTCHC). “Our priority is to ensure that we provide not only decent, but affordable rental units within the city centre in line with our mandate to ensure that people stay nearer to places of work, clinics and schools,” Sexwale told guests at the event. The aim was to build more than 25 000 rental units countrywide over the next three years. Providing affordable rental units “Part of our objective as a department is to ensure that we increase the pace at which we construct and renovate inner city buildings,” Sexwale said. “These houses we are opening today provide exactly that; it gives our people dignity [and] decent shelter at a very affordable rate,” . Sapa Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale has unveiled 341 new units at the Morgan’s Village III affordable housing project in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town, targeting people earning between R1 500 and R3 500 per month. “Many of our people come to cities for work. They come from different provinces of our country, leaving their homes. What they are looking for is decent and affordable rental options, a place they can put their head down, but a decent place,” Sexwale said. The Morgan’s Village project is the second to be opened by Sexwale in the past two days, the first being in Polokwane. Once complete, the project will consist of 682 mixed development units. Sexwale said the government was increasing the pace of providing affordable rental units within city centres across the country, in line with its programme “to do things differently and faster”.
Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest No-till farming sounds simple. Just don’t till the soil, right?Farmers know better.Adopting no-till requires understanding how it affects drainage, soil structure, organic matter, weed control, and the application of pesticides and chemical fertilizers, all of which influence both yields and environmental impacts, said Randall Reeder, retired agricultural engineering specialist with Ohio State University Extension and executive director of the Ohio No-Till Council.That’s why the council offers a series of events throughout the year to support farmers interested in adopting no-till for its ability to control erosion, conserve soil moisture, minimize fuel and labor costs, and build soil structure and health. Done properly, no-till systems can meet or exceed conventional tilled crop yields while reducing fuel and equipment costs.The next event, in cooperation with OSU Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, and other sponsors, is the Ohio No-Till Summer Field Day, Aug. 31 on the Jan Layman Farm, 15238 Twp. Road 119, Kenton.OSU Extension and OARDC are the outreach and research arms of The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.Several sessions at the field day will address the use of cover crops in no-till systems, Reeder said. Participants will be able to compare different types of cover crops planted after wheat harvest earlier this summer.“Soil that has been farmed for 100 years has lost a lot of organic matter,” Reeder said. “For the typical farmland in northwest Ohio, the organic matter is probably less than half of what it was before they started farming that land.“But by using continuous no-till, cover crops, proper rotation and a few other techniques that provide a continuous living cover, you’re mimicking nature. You’re not just conserving soil, but building soil.”Using cover crops in a continuous no-till system could help alleviate phosphorus runoff and the resulting toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie and other waterways in the region, Reeder said.At the field day, participants will be able to see how cover crops affect the soil underground, including infiltration testing, by viewing a soil pit during one of the demonstrations.One session, “Digging Deeper into Soil Health,” will be led by Jim Hoorman, an OSU Extension educator. His talk will focus on soil microbes, particularly beneficial fungi.“During years of drought, or dry years like we’re experiencing now, it’s very beneficial to have these microbes in the soil,” said Hoorman, who will be leaving OSU Extension in mid-August for a position with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service as a soil health and cover crop specialist for Ohio and southern Michigan.“Just about every nutrient we’ve studied has something to do with these mycorrhizal fungi. They really enhance plant nutrition.”Hoorman said the fungi need five to eight months with some type of crop growing on the land to reproduce in soil. Corn and soybeans are normally on the land only four to five months.“So, there’s not much time to get a lot of mycorrhizae growing,” he said. “Planting cover crops can bridge that gap and allow the mycorrhizae to complete their life cycle and reproduce more efficiently.“Tillage destroys the mycorrhizal networks, and as a result, it can take three, five or even up to seven years for no-till soil to recover when a farmer changes from a conventional to a no-till system. Cover crops and no-till together speed up the process.”Hoorman’s presentation will provide detailed information about the process to participants.Among others on the agenda are Norm Fausey of USDA’s Agricultural Research Service in Columbus, who will offer a “Water Management and Water Quality Update”; and Dan DeSutter, an Indiana no-till farmer who has 5,000 acres of cover crops, who will discuss “The Economics of Resilience.”Equipment demonstrations include Aqua-Till, which uses ultra-high-pressure water jets to cut into the soil for planting, and a John Deere 2510H dry fertilizer injector.Early registration for the event is $40 by Aug. 22. On-site registration is $60.Registration includes lunch.A complete agenda and both online registration and a printable, mailable registration form are available at ohionotillcouncil.com/2016/06/29/hardin-county-event/. Anyone with questions about registration may contact Bret Margraf at email@example.com or 419-447-7073.The event is being sponsored by the Ohio No-Till Council, the Ohio Soybean Council, the Ohio Corn Marketing Program, the Soil and Water Conservation Society, OSU Extension, OARDC, NRCS-USDA, theHardin Soil and Water Conservation District, and Ohio’s Country Journal.
A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Tags:#Blogging#cms#content management system#Open Source#wordpress brian proffitt Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Related Posts On Memorial Day, while the U.S. was basking in the glow of the first holiday of unofficial summer, the software known as WordPress celebrated its tenth anniversary.WordPress began as a forked project in 2003, when Matt Mullenweg took the code from b2, its parent project. The code was originally designed to be a blogger’s platform, but has since growing into something much more.(Read ReadWrite’s own tenth anniversary celebration series.)Two Flavors Of WordPress: Blogging Platform & CMSWordPress actually has two implementations, which can confuse newcomers to the software. WordPress.com is a free service (not unlike, say, Blogger) that lets anyone create blogs using pre-built themes and tools.The other implementation is the open-source WordPress content management software, a standalone platform that you can install on a Web server with relative ease and have a website going in minutes. That’s not hyperbole, mind you, it really does take only minutes.Over the course of its existence, WordPress has matured from that simple-to-use blogging platform to a full-blown content management system (CMS) that rivals the sophistication of its open source rivals Joomla and Drupal – and a lot of closed source platforms, too. With a huge array of add-ons, WordPress can run anything from a community Web portal to a large e-commerce site.Strength From SimplicityWordPress’s real strength isn’t the sophistication of the platform – though that doesn’t hurt – but rather the core simplicity that runs all the way through the system. WordPress has always been easy to build with and manage. That is a huge advantage in a world where individuals and organizations often have to create websites at a moment’s notice.That consistency of simplicity is something Mullenweg noted himself when he penned a poignant letter to WordPress on the day of WordPress’ tenth anniversary:You’re so beautiful… I’m continually amazed and delighted by how you’ve grown. Your awkward years are behind you. Best of all, through it all, you’ve stuck with the principles that got you started in the first place. You’re always changing but that never changes. You’re unafraid to try new things that may seem wacky or unpopular at first.Anyone familiar with the passion that drives open source projects won’t be surprised by the tone of Mullenweg’s missive, and in this case, WordPress deserves the affection. For 10 years, it has proven to be a powerful content management platform and one of the flagships of the open source software movement.Blogging platforms like Tumblr may be getting all the headlines right now, but a lot of those headlines are being hosted on WordPress sites. Here’s to another decade of success for WordPress. Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market
What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … Related Posts Follow the Puck Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces Nathan Bradshaw is a health enthusiast, talented author, celebrated pod caster and a poet who is now the co-editor and imaginative contributor of health fuel with a background in collaborative care networks and artificial intelligence. Nathan Bradshaw works from a creative wellspring that shows no signs of running dry. The unfortunate reality is that the majority of claim dollars lost to medical practices are from “self-inflicted injuries”. While it may feel good to blame the insurance carrier or health plan and their bureaucratic, Byzantine rules, the fact is that physicians and their staff must come to grips with the reality that most of the dollars lost are through a lack of establishing proper management of their own revenue cycle, and most often, because of a decision to disregard basic business practices and payer rules.Do you want to complain about the rules and not get paid?Or have the money in your pocket and then complain?Most claims dollars are lost due to:Failure to identify the patient’s economic obligation before service is rendered to collect payment or guarantee payment before care is rendered.Failure to submit claims in a timely mannerFailure to monitor the explanation of payments to identify denials or payment errorsFailure to resubmit initially denied claims in a timely manner with the correct informationFailure to appeal errors or denials in a timely mannerIn reality, the failure is the physician’s, a failure to manage the revenue cycle of their practice. It is a failure that costs big.To eliminate the barriers that keep you from promptly receiving your hard earned money, you must make a commitment to learning how to win, and accept the responsibility for continual vigilance. By doing so you can hold payers accountable for their performance, and in the process, achieve the funds you have legitimately earned. The reporting and other rules that have intrinsically been linked to EHR systems have been a major hindrance for small practices. Time is a precious resource, and physicians can’t always find time to fill out new reportsPayers set their own claim rules and timely filing deadlines. They do so under their participation contract with you. The rules are generally not spelled out in the contract, but in the payer’s “Provider Manual”, or in updates to that manual. Your contract with the payer generally includes a provision that gives them the right to issue new rules and policies and obligates you to their acceptance. Keeping up with the updates is necessary, as opportunities are missed for increased reimbursement, and plan specific rules not learned, cause an increase in denials. EHR platforms come with online scheduling, automatic bill pay and a number of other helpful tools that are beneficial to both physicians and patients.Nearly all payers now have websites with the payer’s policies posted. A posting is considered “notice” and the change is binding upon you.Administrators and office managers benefiting from EHR adoption. Building schedules are simplified which reduces the number of missed appointments. Similarly, working with patients to address unpaid or outstanding bills is also more effective.Even if you never received a provider manual, you cannot escape its obligations. There is generally a little clause in your contract obligating you to its provisions. If you can’t find the player’s manual, or if you are not getting the payer updates, call the plan and get a copy of the manual and get on their policy changes distribution list NOW.Many plans now provide email alerts as to policy changes, which will automatically send you an email about payer policy changes. When combined with better clinical capacities and improved daily workflows, the benefits of EHR adoption create a portfolio of ways to improve a small practice.Similarly, the payer’s posting of a new policy on a payer’s web site or publishing in their policy guide a policy change is binding upon you, and it could cost you. You will need to have staff review the payer’s website on a regular basis to watch for new postings that impact your practice.Regardless of the unreasonableness of the rules health plans create; they bind you under “contract law”. Contract law legalizes the obligations accepted by two or more parties in a voluntary agreement. Since the health plan wrote the contract, do you really think those terms and conditions are for your benefit or protection? Unless the provisions of the contract conflict with state, Federal or local law or policy, you are bound to them, and the payer can enforce its contract terms. You voluntarily entered into the agreement with the payer. Whether or not you believe you had a choice, given the size of the payer’s market share, or what employers they insure, there is no law that obligates you to participate with any payer, therefore the relationship is voluntary. Fighting contract provisions is generally a costly and losing proposition.So strong is the power of contract law, that the regulators have stated that they are not prepared to sit in judgment on the adequacy of documentation as to timely filing, stating “This gives rise to a question of fact which is beyond the jurisdiction of this administrative agency to resolve. Questions of fact can only be decided in a court of law.”More importantly, do you want to fight, or do you want to get your money?Time is money is the old, overused adage, and in the case of claims, it’s your money. This is where falling for the inbred excuses within the provider community comes back to haunt you. It’s too confusing, they deny whatever they want, you can’t fight them, it’s not worth the time. Your practice needs to work its claims and receivables without allowing any time lags in getting your claim out the door, tracking its payment, appealing denials, and verifying the correctness of payment.Vigilance is a responsibility that must be accepted by the physician and the staff. For only by asserting your rights and knowledge of the rules, can an office protect its income and its money? This requires an understanding of explanation of benefits/explanation of payments (EOB/EOP), as well as watching for notices of policies and changes that relate to claims.Managing your revenue cycle means making sure that your claims process follows a process designed for your benefit, not just what is allowable by the payer. One that always puts you in the position to press the payer for payment, using your state’s regulations as a club. That is if your state requires the payer to pay within 30 days of an electronic submission, hold them to that requirement. Get your claims, electronically daily, and every day identify with the payer’s website any claims not paid on day 35. If not listed, then re-submit, if listed, check where it is in the process. If not set to be paid to you, file a complaint with your regulator of the payer. If you have the process tight, you will have improved your cash flow, and ended the leakage of your dollars.The blame game has no place in the operation of a medical practice, a medical business. Blame is an easy way to dodge responsibility for an issue, a problem.Too often practices fall into the trap of blaming the payers for everything, and in the process, ignore what should be their own responsibility and hide that responsibility from the physician. Tags:#Trending Nathan Bradshaw Trends Driving the Loyalty Marketing Industry