In case of emergency, contact ...

Mar 01, 2007

Is your practice ready for a disaster? Even when your team members and patients are safe, fires and tornadoes may destroy critical records that help you match pets with their owners. Jean Weaver, practice manager at Catawba Animal Clinic in Rock Hill, S.C., offers this solution: "We started writing emergency contact phone numbers for all our admitted patients as well as our boarders on the pets' hospital name tags," Weaver says. "If we ever needed to evacuate our facility, we have this very important information right on the pet."