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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Go Your Own Way

Mar 13, 2017

What's your hustle, people? Do you need to pay student debt? Do you need a return on your practice—the biggest one possible? Are you worried about the legacy of your practice—and need an associate? Are you petered out in a team member career and want to own? Do you hate corporations? Do you need corporate benefits? ...

Practice finances

Old School, New School: Drexit strategy

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 25, 2017

Dr. Codger dreams and schemes about how to hand off his responsibilities at his veterinary practice—and perhaps still receive a paycheck. But will Greenskin bite?

Show them the numbers!

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 24, 2017

Veterinary team members can be inspired, motivated and invigorated by focusing on the right benchmarks. CVC educator and practice management guru Brian Conrad shares some of his faves.

Why are veterinarians failing at paperless practice?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 11, 2017

Ask the dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year: The computers are great, the medical records are easy, but how exactly does anybody find the time to get their charting done with busy exam rooms?

Q&A: Is hydrotherapy feasible for a smaller practice?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 01, 2017

CVC educator Dr. Matt Brunke, CCRP, CVPP, CVA, explains why you should consider adding this multifactorial tool to your practice.

How much money do you need to build your veterinary hospital?

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Apr 26, 2017

The veterinary practice of your dreams may require some serious cash. Here are some back-of-the-napkin calculations you can do to figure out if you can get what you need, courtesy of veterinary finance guru Gary Glassman.

Client relations

Help veterinary clients speak "cat": Posts and tweets about senior cats

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 25, 2017

This social media campaign will help you teach your veterinary clients to better read their aging feline friends.

Shouting into the void: How voice search is changing the way pet owners find veterinarians

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 24, 2017

Dr. Google is so last-decade—these days clients are taking their pet-related queries to Siri, Alexa and other voice technology assistants.

At this CVC session, the attendees became the speakers

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 20, 2017

CVC rock star Bash Halow ran the microphone around the room to get attendees' brilliant ideas this week in Virginia Beach. Here's a few of the best. Wanna try 'em and see if they shine?

Distant early warning: A top tip from the best managers in the world

FIRSTLINE - May 19, 2017

Red alert: Are you missing warning signs from clients? Live from CVC Virginia Beach, we share trade secrets from CVC educator Brian Conrad's can't-be-missed session.

Stick with first line dermatology therapies

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 18, 2017

Do clients roll their eyes when you recommend bathing and antihistamines for tough derm cases?

Life balance

‘Break’ check

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 24, 2017

You can't stop your veterinary practice systems, your equipment, your team or even yourself from breaking sometimes. But CVC educator Dave Nicol says it’s how you plan for and deal with the breakages that makes all the difference.

Squeezing out the gender #wagegap

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 19, 2017

Yes, there’s a gender wage gap and yes, it’s prevalent in the veterinary world. What’s there to do? These CVC experts have a few tricks up their sleeves.

So you want to start a veterinary practice

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Apr 25, 2017

Ready to start your own practice from scratch and relish in its greatness? Hold your horses and give yourself the once-over before anything else.

Is your heart too worn to care?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Apr 04, 2017

Compassion and empathy are great, but can harm veterinary professionals if not tempered carefully.

'I'm working from home today … ' Telecommuting trends for veterinary practice managers

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Mar 30, 2017

This VHMA survey indicates how many managers work from home, what they love about it—and what's tough to accomplish off site.