Law and Ethics | Veterinary Economics

Law and Ethics

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2017
In the latest installment of "Old School, New School," we ask the question: Where's the line between appropriately righteous indignation about pet owners' choices and getting really judgy about those choices? Dr. Codger and Dr. Greenskin seem to differ. Where do you fall?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 20, 2017
Creating a working partnership with a generalist can open the door to a career path you may not have considered.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 30, 2017
New veterinary talent wants noncompete language that won’t be unfairly burdensome. Employers want noncompete language that will hold up in court. Could a laddered noncompete serve both interests?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 17, 2017
Keeping pets’ pain and fear to a minimum is great—but it’s not enough for a good quality of life. Animals need an environment in which they can thrive and be happy. And veterinarians are obligated to help make this happen.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 29, 2017
If you’re an associate veterinarian, your new employment contract is worth a careful read—so don’t let the new corporate team pressure you into a quick turnaround.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 21, 2017
Despite efforts to repeal or replace, veterinarians still need to be aware of health insurance regulations—for themselves and their employees.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2017
A nondisparagement clause might keep that toxic team member you fired from badmouthing your veterinary practice all over social media—if it’s legally enforceable.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 07, 2017
Clinicians must check a state database for pet owner drug abuse before prescribing opioids or benzodiazepines—but the new law won’t prevent them from prescribing those medications even when they suspect abuse.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 29, 2017
Let’s get to know what these documents are, how they can help and why they might benefit your veterinary practice (and your wallet).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 28, 2017
When a veterinary clinic employee has too much to drink, is an apology enough to rectify the situation?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 09, 2017
Is it unprofessional to warn technicians about difficult people and pets using a system that’s hidden from the client? One team member says yes.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 22, 2017
Subtleties in wording can mean everything when addressing breach of contract situations. Learn from these examples given by Dr. Allen.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 23, 2017
What do you do when you find a microchip at your veterinary practice and the pet owner says "no," you can't scan it? Here's how I handle it.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 18, 2017
Was this vaccine-clinic veterinarian right to order a steroid injection over the phone for a pet he didn't even remember?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 06, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
A reader asks us to stop showing these suffering souls as representatives of normal.