Office Efficiency | Veterinary Economics

Office Efficiency

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2006
Laminated educational review sheets for annual wellness exams engage clients and save paper. With National Pet Wellness Month around the corner, it's a great time to spice up your wellness exams.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Few pets miss their regular test or get behind on their medications at Lost Mountain Animal Hospital in Marietta, Ga. That's because Tiffany Gluckman, a receptionist, sends out reminders to clients to make appointments for procedures, tests, and medications, such as T4 levels and phenobarbital screens every six months, heartworm medication every year, and regular dentals.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2006
As we communicate more through e-mail, electronic etiquette is evolving. Make sure you're evolving, too.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 01, 2006
Want to get more done in less time? Plan for efficiency with these one-step-at-a-time solutions.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2006
Practice managers lower turnover, free up the doctors' time so they can focus more on patients and clients, and improve the owners' sanity. Could you use one of these gems in your practice?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 01, 2006
Don't you want to improve efficiency, communication, and revenue? If you're not using electronic medical records, you're losing out on these opportunities.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 01, 2006
19 tips to cut back on no-shows and get back to business.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 01, 2006
Your scheduling software gives you four more defenses against no-shows.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2006
A base plan gives team members somewhere to start, minimizing confusion and panic.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Michigan Veterinary Specialists in Southfield, Mich., is a large specialty practice with a 24-hour facility. Technicians work different shifts and are constantly passing on important information about patients. "To improve communication between shifts, we made cage tags that highlight patients' special needs," says Kathy Estrada, LVT, the practice's technical services manager.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
"To increase efficiency at our front desk, we maintain a very organized file-placement system, with bins for every possible function," says Sabrina Lewis, veterinary nurse at Central Broward Animal Hospital in Plantation, Fla.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2006
Should the doctor know the prices for procedures and services?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2006
Some clients view an office visit as an opportunity to catch up on an assortment of neglected pet health problems. Use these techniques to stay on topic and on schedule.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2006
Use these guidelines to decide when to send documents to the shredder.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 01, 2005
Do you give this critical player the respect and responsibility she deserves?