Results of the Veterinary Care Usage Study

Chapter 3 of a nine-part video series about the Veterinary Care Usage Study by Dr. Karen Felsted, CEO of the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues.
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May 07, 2011

In this nine-part video series from Dr. Karen Felsted, CEO of the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues, you’ll learn about the issues contributing to the decline in veterinary visits. How can we reverse this disturbing trend?

Chapter 3 offers an in-depth review of the study's results. Dr. Felsted discusses these subjects and more:

  • What environmental and client factors have caused the decline in veterinary visits?
  • What is the impact of pet health information on the Internet?
  • What is the current attitude towards veterinary visits?

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View the entire video series:
Chapter 1: Overview
Chapter 2: About the Veterinary Care Usage Study
Chapter 3: Results of the Veterinary Care Usage Study
Chapter 4: Why are visits declining, and what can I do about it?
Chapter 5: Solution #1 to increase visits—Track metrics monthly
Chapter 6: Solution #2 to increase visits—Communicate a need for exams
Chapter 7: Solution #3 to increase visits—Avoid sticker shock
Chapter 8: Solution #4 to increase visits—"Friend" the cats
Chapter 9: Solution #5 to increase visits—Simplify scheduling