Law and Ethics | Veterinary Economics

Law and Ethics

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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.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 09, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Licensure is no longer a requirement to practice animal massage in the state.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 09, 2017
A job candidate is offered a lowball salary at this veterinary hospital when the schedule conflicts with his religious beliefs. The hiring manager swears it's all about the bottom line. Whose side are you on?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 09, 2017
Avoid violating anti-discrimination laws the same way you avoid malpractice claims.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 08, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
USDA site wipes records concerning animal welfare violations; HSUS takes action.
 
VETTED: Jan 31, 2017
This veterinary team was concerned that a client's baby had been exposed to leptospirosis—but the pet owner was threatening to sue. Here’s how it all went down.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 26, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinarians seek to reduce the prevalence of inherited disorders in companion animals without condemning or stigmatizing specific breeds.