The veterinary practitioner is fully aware that the day to day delivery of services from the clinic are governed by a plethora of laws and regulations - employment compliance issues, drug regulation, licensing concerns.
A team member quit recently. She gave two weeks' notice but didn't fully complete it and was supposed to train someone to take over her job duties but didn't. After being a valued team member for so long, why did she choose to leave on a sour note?
Present day veterinarians have evolved from human islands to networks of people—treating pets in concert, making the most of the rapidly expanding body of knowledge that is veterinary medicine, and reqiring the schematic of private practice to harness a healthy array of specialties in service to clients and pets.
As a primary care veterinarian knows the patients' healthcare needs better than anyone. And sometimes those needs require that you utilize an extension of your practice—the specialist. By collaborating together, the primary care veterinarian and the specialist can provide excellent overall care. Learn how to shape the referral process into a success for everyone—your patients, your clients, and your practice.
You've decided to expand the horizons of your practice, accept the mantle of the primary care veterinarian, and become part of a network of colleagues—responding to the health care needs of pets with the best care possible.