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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: The future of veterinary medicine

dvm360.com - Nov 02, 2016

Furry fun and future forecasts fly in our latest wide-reaching look at major issues in veterinary medicine. (With an educational grant provided by Boehringer Ingelheim) ...

Practice finances

Pet insurance: Fact and fiction

VETTED - Dec 06, 2016

A study by analyst John Volk on behalf of the North American Pet Health Insurance Association uncovered some key findings that may surprise you—and some you likely knew all along.

Ready to binge read? Top 10 veterinary team articles of 2016

FIRSTLINE - Dec 01, 2016

We made a list and checked it twice. Make sure you didn't miss any of these articles your colleagues gobbled up this year.

3 questions to chase a tax break

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Nov 29, 2016

Why you should (or shouldn't) buy that new piece of equipment just because you're hungry for a tax benefit. (Did you remember we have a new president coming with tax ideas of his own??)

Biz skills or operational know-how: What's more important for a veterinary practice manager?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Nov 29, 2016

An MBA/CVPM weighs in on what it takes to manage a clinic.

Bah, humbug! Is your veterinary practice owner a Scrooge?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Nov 18, 2016

Money creates tension in veterinary hospitals between associates and owners. Dissolving that tension is no small feat, but CVC educators Denise Tumblin, CPA, and Ernie Ward, DVM, try in these two videos.

Client relations

Pet insurance: Fact and fiction

VETTED - Dec 06, 2016

A study by analyst John Volk on behalf of the North American Pet Health Insurance Association uncovered some key findings that may surprise you—and some you likely knew all along.

Every veterinary practice should try this one human dentist trick

VETTED - Dec 02, 2016

Dr. Robin Downing was one of (if not the) first person in the veterinary world to note that human dentists were doing one thing very, very right. What is it, and how can it help pets in pain?

A referred pain: Board inquiry comes back to bite this veterinarian

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 01, 2016

When pet owners file a negligence complaint against a specialty clinic, the state board finds a problem with the referring DVM's medical records.

Ready to binge read? Top 10 veterinary team articles of 2016

FIRSTLINE - Dec 01, 2016

We made a list and checked it twice. Make sure you didn't miss any of these articles your colleagues gobbled up this year.

Flowchart: Why wellness plans?

FIRSTLINE - Nov 30, 2016

A veterinarian shared how a wellness plan program transformed her practice, so we turned her experience into a flowchart (because that's what we do).

Life balance

Cutthroat or collaborative—which TV show is your veterinary practice most like?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 08, 2016

May the odds be in your favor that you've got a close-knit group like Friends rather than a bunch of Walking Dead baddies in your midst.

Ask yourself this before adding something new to your schedule

VETTED - Dec 06, 2016

The golden rule of new commitments and other sage work-life balance wisdom from Brian Conrad, a flawed but frank veterinary professional.

Mandalay malady

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 02, 2016

Dr. Mike Paul usually avoids drinking the water when traveling. Usually.

Unplugging: It’s not just for CVC speakers

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 01, 2016

A respite from digital noise can be unexpectedly rejuvenating.

Feeling trapped? Consider your options BEFORE the nervous breakdown

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Nov 30, 2016

When you’re overwhelmed by life in veterinary medicine plus personal challenges on the side, it’s easy to believe you’re stuck. But you always have choices, says Dr. Karen Bradley.