An overview of the costs, the benefits and the basics involved in joining forces with another veterinary practice (including a checklist of key issues that need to be considered for the best shot at success).
Heartworm prevention is crucial to pets' health—now if only your veterinary clients could remember to give it to them. Here's an arsenal of tools to streamline your heartworm recommendations, stay up-to-date on the latest research and increase client compliance. (With an educational grant provided by Ceva)
Almost three-quarters of veterinary practice owners and managers think they’ve got a clear picture of their hospital’s culture -- and roughly half think they’re doing a good job at managing team conflict. The rest of the team? Judge for yourself, but it’s like the bosses might be digging
themselves a hole.
When conflict festers and communication is angry or chilled, patients, clients and team members suffer. If you don’t believe it’s true, you’re in the minority in veterinary practice. Look at the numbers, thoughts from your colleagues in the survey, and insights from our resident emotional intelligence guru Shawn McVey, MSW.
Short answer? Maybe. In triangulated communication, one person in the veterinary practice refuses to talk to another, forcing a third person (read: manager) to serve as a go-between. Let's take a look at data from the 2017 dvm360 Toxic Teams Survey to see how managers address toxic team environments.