Law and Ethics | Veterinary Economics

Law and Ethics

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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.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 05, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
What changes do you hope will occur in veterinary medicine in the next 100 years? What is your sci-fi prediction for the field? Let’s look back at how top veterinarians answered these questions 10 years ago and then get to work on making these hopes and predictions a reality!
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 04, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Some extraordinary, some disquieting—at least in terms of implications for the future of veterinary medicine. Take a retrospective tour with us.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 02, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Fear of blacklisting by community, colleagues kept doctor silent, and regrets linger.
 
VETTED: Sep 26, 2016
Why borrowing four principles of human clinical bioethics will enhance the lives of our veterinary patients.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 23, 2016
Kristen Lindsey, DVM, will also complete continuing education and community service if Texas board accepts judges' proposal.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 23, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
The proposal would strengthen anti-soring regulations and bring them in line with existing U.S. Equestrian Federation standards.