I’ve loved jazz since I was a very little boy. I have no idea what makes its sounds resonate in my soul, but they do. And, today, I am lamenting the loss of my childhood favorite, Edie Hart. (Yes, she had reddish hair, too!)
A long time ago (more than 3 decades by now), we worked on a crash project to bring a colon lavage preparation (this is a concoction that clears out one’s bowels) to the market. At the time, the risk of death from bowel surgery was unacceptably high. And, the chance of having the patient develop an infection resulting from the surgery was almost certain. The goal of this new product was to cut those situations close to zero.
CYA. You know what it means. The problem is that concept does nothing to make us healthier.
Drs. Y. Tsugawa, A.K. Jha, J.P. Newhouse, A.M. Zaslavsky, and A.B. Jena of Harvard (among other affiliations) published results of their study about these medical practices in JAMA Internal Medicine. (Actually, this is a pre-publication. )
I am sure you know that part of our services is to prepare payroll and tax submissions on behalf of clients. (Our fees are better than ADP and Paychex- and we go beyond simply providing you paychecks.). But, we also refuse to pay the taxes on behalf of our clients. A few of them are pretty annoyed- at first.