Practice Procedures | Veterinary Economics

Practice Procedures

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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: Jun 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Use this budgeting tool to capture your revenue, expenses, and amount available for compensation and reinvestment.
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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: Feb 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
A form to help you determine the costs of employment, such as health insurance, continuing education, dues, license, retirement programs, and payroll taxes.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 01, 2005
Do you give this critical player the respect and responsibility she deserves?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 01, 2005
It's easy to overlook the problems that come with making clients wait. We think, "Hey, it comes with the territory." We make excuses. And we hedge our bets, knowing most clients only grow dissatisfied when they wait more than 30 minutes. But that approach won't wow clients. In fact, even a short wait may leave clients disgruntled. So it's an issue you should aim to manage.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
"We all want our staff members to work together as a team, but it's hard to ask this of your staff unless they know the steps to take," says Julia Culbreth, the practice manager at Jefferson Animal Hospital in Louisville, Ky.