VETERINARY ECONOMICS-09-01-2013

VETERINARY ECONOMICS-09-01-2013

Checking in
The AVMA video game shows promise, but how do I level up to get the staff I need?
Practice Management Q&A
By dvm360.com staff
Q. How do I get my team to help encourage veterinary client compliance with pet nutrition recommendations?
By dvm360.com staff
Q. I've heard that a practice owner shouldn't pay an associate more than 25 percent on production. But I work in a practice where three veterinarians share one technician. What would be a salary for circumstances like these?
Practice Tips
Veterinarians regularly undercharge clients for dental procedures. Learn how to communicate with clients better to make your dentistry profitable.
Practice with Heart
Share your favorite trivia about pets with veterinary clients.
Get Social
By dvm360.com staff
Use these ready-made posts and tweets to emphasize fear-free methods for bringing cats into the clinic.
Cover Story
Think you can't afford a therapeutic laser, digital radiography or that new imaging equipment at your veterinary practice? Think again! Get an inside look on how to finance a brand-new service.
What If ...
Take the guesswork out of publicizing your veterinary practice and learn exactly where to put your marketing dollars.
Click & Copy
By dvm360.com staff
Seeing too many overweight pets in practice, but having a hard time getting clients on board with your weight reduction recommendations? Put some mass behind your message with this informational client handout.
Hospital Design
By dvm360.com staff
Make sure your veterinary hospital "road map" isn't going to put your clinic on the fast track to disaster.
Practice Finances
By dvm360.com staff
Think that new piece of equipment could do wonders for pets at your veterinary practice?but you don't know how to pay for it? Use these tips to bring that cutting-edge medicine into your practice today.
Practice Marketing
When you discount—in the exam room or in your latest promotion—you're not just slashing prices. You're shortchanging your team, your profession and yourself.
Don't do a cash discount. Instead offer a product or service to your veterinary clients.
Practice Growth
Forget caffeine. Chug these five tips to energize your veterinary team meetings for maximum education and inspiration and a minimum of bored looks.
Professional Growth
Learning how to coach can greatly improve your veterinary practice. Here are some tips to get you started.
Hot Button
We've been bombarded with terms such as shortages and incentives for years, but we're no closer to solving the supply and demand puzzle plaguing our profession.