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DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 04, 2014

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Practice finances

Track production to avoid compensation blunders

Sep 11, 2014

Q: In our practice, veterinarians are paid on production and we use travel sheets for charges. If a travel sheet is missing charges, lost or not filled out, charges are then assigned to the hospital and I'm not compensated for the work performed. Is this practice legal, and what actions should I take?

Why we decided to open the books to our veterinary team

Sep 08, 2014

Whole team involvement leads to smarter financial decisions.

Your veterinary associate may want personal finance guidance

Sep 01, 2014

Practice owners rated "personal finance" dead last in what they provide in their mentorship programs, according to Benchmarks 2014: A Study of Well-Managed Practices. But associates didn't completely agree.

Are veterinary hospitals using forward booking?

Sep 01, 2014

You might be surprised at new data—courtesy of the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association—that shows how often practices proactively schedule appointments for clients before they leave.

The veterinarian's guide to budgeting: Don't buy what you don't need

Sep 01, 2014

Actively thinking about what you need versus what you don't will help you stick to a real-world spending plan.

Client relations

Two strategies for bringing more feline patients into your practice

Sep 09, 2014

Dr. Elizabeth Colleran, DAVBP (feline practice), offers two ways to bring in those feline patients you haven’t seen in ages—or may have never seen.

Posts and tweets for adopting a pet

Sep 01, 2014

Use these Facebook posts and tweets to educate clients before they adopt a new pet.

Get exam room questions right with your veterinary clients

Sep 01, 2014

Elicit specific info the right way—especially about preventive care compliance—and you'll get more details and opportunities to educate.

Are veterinary hospitals using forward booking?

Sep 01, 2014

You might be surprised at new data—courtesy of the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association—that shows how often practices proactively schedule appointments for clients before they leave.

Discussing diagnostics: Your veterinary super power

Sep 01, 2014

You may not possess x-ray vision or super strength, but you can cultivate your powers of client communication to ensure the best care for pets.

Life balance

Your veterinary associate may want personal finance guidance

Sep 01, 2014

Practice owners rated "personal finance" dead last in what they provide in their mentorship programs, according to Benchmarks 2014: A Study of Well-Managed Practices. But associates didn't completely agree.

Veterinarians may ignore signs of compassion fatigue

May 01, 2014

Negative reviews can contribute to a condition veterinarians are exceptionally prone to—and often suffer from in silence.

Veterinarians don't always have to put on a brave face

Apr 01, 2014

Compassion fatigue and burnout are high in the veterinary profession. It's time to stand up and support one another.

Veterinary surgeons: Have scalpel, will travel

Mar 01, 2014

A new crop of board-certified specialists are bringing top-notch care and convenience to veterinary practices across the country.