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Practice Procedures

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 01, 2006
Written training guidelines define the path your employees will take. Use these guidelines to develop yours.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
"After the cards dry, we put a couple pieces of clear packing tape over the front of the card," says Jeremy Gerhard, LVT, CVT, at Michigan Veterinary Specialists in Southfield, Mich.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 01, 2006
Position descriptions help you maintain your focus during the search for employees, communicate the responsibilities of the position to potential candidates, structure the orientation and training process, and assist in employee evaluations.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 01, 2006
Take these three steps to make sure you can reach your team members and communicate critical news.
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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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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.