Discipline | Veterinary Economics

Discipline

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2012
Balancing the well-being of a veterinary practice against a longtime employee's deception creates an ethical dilemma for one practice owner.
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FIRSTLINE: May 01, 2012
Our assigned office call technician takes frequent, long restroom breaks. How should I approach this topic with the employee?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 30, 2012
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinarian found in violation of multiple practice standards and regulations.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 01, 2012
A few months ago, this husband-and-wife practice owner team was at a crossroads. Not sure whether to persevere or give up on their recently purchased veterinary practice—and completely out of ideas—they called Veterinary Economics for help. This is their story.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 01, 2011
Q. Our doctor is a heavy smoker, and his smoke breaks are getting in the way of patient care. What should I do?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 01, 2011
Take a deep breath, hang up the gloves, and take a good look at these tips. They'll help you handle interclinic aggression without stooping to your competitor's level.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 26, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Your clinic will always be a target for embezzlement, whether you realize it or not. Take action now to avoid problems in the future.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 01, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
It's great for looking at funny cat pictures, sure. But the Internet is also a powerful tool that can help your veterinary practice become more productive and profitable.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 01, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Everything you need—policies, sample scripts, advice—on how to establish a no-gossip policy at your veterinary practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 01, 2010
Empower and inspire your veterinary practice's employees with a bill of rights for your team members.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 01, 2010
How do I structure breaks in a way fair to smokers and nonsmokers?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2010
Don't dole out harsh reprimands or, worse, ignore the problem. Keep team members in line—and make sure you're being fair.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Our monthly meetings are mandatory, and people's days off and time working are being docked. Is this legal?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 01, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
You may trust your employees, but are you certain there are no thieves among your staff? Here's a look at how veterinary practices are dealing with theft—and the warning signs you should look for.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Step one: Figure out the causes of team conflict. Then take action against them.