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?
In Chapter 1, Dr. Felsted introduces the Veterinary Care Usage Study, which studied this trend and the corrective steps veterinarians can take to reverse it. She answers these questions and more:
- What trends were identified in the Veterinary Care Usage Study?
- Is the recession really over?
- Are pets getting the veterinary care they need?
- What impact is the decline of veterinary visits having on the economic health of the profession?
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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