Law and Ethics | Veterinary Economics

Law and Ethics

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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.
 
VETTED: Jan 19, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
According to the Harvard Business Review, you’re better off avoiding the poison than going for glory when hiring for your veterinary practice.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 11, 2017
Increasingly complex legislation means veterinarians must be extra-vigilant in their drug management practices.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 21, 2016
The era of one-size-fits-all neutering advice has come to an end. It’s time to move from recommendations to conversations.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 07, 2016
I’m a veterinarian, an entrepreneur and a 30-year computer geek. That didn’t save my data. (But I did negotiate the criminal’s price down!)
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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.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 08, 2016
In response to a recent installment of “The Dilemma,” a California veterinarian offers two main recommendations for a smooth board review: Keep excellent medical records, and never alter them.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2016
They may sound good, but certain clauses in your employment agreement might have zero legal enforceability.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 01, 2016
Download a quick PDF with questions in a veterinary practice hiring interview that seem harmless on the surface but are actually discriminatory. Applicants, make sure your interview was on the level. Managers, make sure you review what you'll ask against this list of discriminatory subjects.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 26, 2016
Experts weigh in on whether a future where people care for furry wards would be better than one where pets are owned.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 25, 2016
A request for a referral to a human chiropractor to treat two patients with sore spines leaves this veterinarian with a major headache.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 12, 2016
Three veterinarians explain the root of their COE concerns. (Hint: It isn’t the distributive model.)
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 10, 2016
Antibiotics that are medically important to people will soon be off-limits for growth promotion in livestock. And after Jan. 1, DVMs will decide what's medically necessary in animal feeds and what's not.