Think you can cut corners behind closed doors in your veterinary practice? Dr. Andy Roark says this does a disservice to pets and their owners. Watch this PSA (practitioner service announcement) for his perspective.
From keeping the door closed during a procedure to using an alcohol-based sterile surgical scrub instead of a brush, Dr. Jennifer Wardlaw has tips for keeping infection rates to minimum in your operating room.
Episode 64 of The Five features news about Dr. Glen Hoffsis' role in Lincoln Memorial University's soon-to-be launched veterinary program as well as a preview of dvm360's 2014 Leadership Challenge series. Plus, personnel and financial advice for your practice from Dr. Mike Paul and Mark Opperman, CVPM, along with a feline dental tip from Dr. Wade Gingerich. dvm360 Senior Content Specialist Dr. Heather Biele hosts.
Drs. Sheldon Rubin and Laura Kramer discuss what happens when you take the bacteria Wolbachia away from heartworms in an infected dog.
For team members to improve their professional standing in the practice, they must first look at themselves, according to Dr. Mike Paul. Listen to his take on self-betterment.
If your clinic's support staff costs constitute more than 22% of revenue, consultant Mark Opperman, CVPM, says you're wasting money. Here he describes how to attack and solve this problem.
Dr. Eric Klaphake has advice for practitioners interested in expanding their expertise to include avian medicine, particularly backyard poultry.
Giving back to your veterinary practice's community is a generous gesture. And Dr. Ernie Ward says the gesture is even better—especially for you—if you contribute beyond your area of expertise.
Team members are valuable components of the veterinary staff in more than just day-to-day operations. Dr. Karen Felsted says practice owners need to maximize this resource and share the rewards.
Bringing a new team member on board is a critical step for your veterinary practice. Watch as Dr. Dave Nicol shares the top 10 ways to screw up the process.
And if you dread the hiring process, don't miss Dr. Nicol's sessions on the top 5 recruitment mistakes, laser-targeting job advertisements and designing employment tests at CVC Washington, D.C., Sunday, May 11. Click here for details
The story of how the veterinary profession got to this point--and where it can go from here.
dvm360 Channel Directors Brendan Howard, Mindy Valcarcel and Kristi Reimer explain what you can anticipate reading about in Veterinary Economics, Veterinary Medicine, Firstline and dvm360 magazines as we roll out the dvm360 Leadership Challenges series. Here's a hint: the outcome of these issues will affect the future of the veterinary profession—and set the leaders apart from the followers.
Click here to take a look at the first installment, "An ailing profession."
Dr. Sonya Gordon discusses a new, in-house blood test that allows veterinarians to determine the likelihood of heart disease in cats.
Client compliance—though medically motivated—is largely based on trust. Dr. Amanda Donnelly says associates who establish a rapport with clients are heading in the right direction.
How can a debt-laden veterinary graduate borrow even more money to buy a practice? Dr. Karen Felsted explains the logic to dvm360 Channel Directors Kristi Reimer and Brendan Howard.
Dr. Tony Buffington highlights some key updates in nutrition--from tips for feeding enrichment to managing obesity in adult animals.
This episode of the Five features news on the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act and the recent Ceva-Sogeval merger, as well as advice from consultant Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM, on how to handle the clinic "mean girl." We also hear from Dr. Laurie Hess on the importance of search engine optimization and Dr. Eric Klaphake regarding the expansion of backyard poultry. dvm360 Associate Content Specialist Julie Scheidegger hosts.
Is a less-than-pleasant colleague running the show? Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM, has advice on how to turn this scenario around.
"Build it and they will come" doesn't apply to your practice's website. Dr. Laurie Hess says you can boost your website signal with search engine optimization.
Your clients continue to take matters into their own hands with respect to online medical and product research. Brian Conrad, CVPM, believes it's also time to hand over some control in the clinic.