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Managing clients

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FIRSTLINE: Aug 26, 2016
7 tips for a client focus group to give you and your veterinary practice truly actionable (and inspiring) feedback.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 18, 2016
Is your veterinary team tired of having the flea, tick, heartworm, parasite talks with pet owners? Look for the stark piece of data or the emotional hook to get them engaged again.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 15, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
We're not selling you on pet insurance here. But if you're sold on pet insurance and want your veterinary clients sold on it too, here are steps to make that happen.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 12, 2016
Unless we regularly communicate that rabies is a real and serious threat, the disease can easily become the 'boogeyman' of veterinary medicine--a mythical threat used to force pets to get more shots.
 
VETTED: Aug 11, 2016
Why should all those touchy-feely, sappy-happy optimists have all the fun? Let's get critical and cranky. Remember: Complaining is a valid venting mechanism. I think some psychologist said that somewhere.
 
VETTED: Aug 10, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
In Trupanion insurance claims, find out which orthopedic conditions are most expensive, which breeds are most prone to fractures, and which breeds most commonly claim for musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses.
 
VETTED: Aug 10, 2016
And in a world of veterinarians who aren't as interested in business and need someone there to help manage, guide and analyze, well, there's the CVPMs.
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VETTED: Aug 04, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
"I've got all day!" —said no veterinary professional, ever. So we bring you this collection of time-saving techniques, tips, tools and other treats for better client communication, better patient care and a better bottom line.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 04, 2016
If you find yourself grumbling about pet owners in poverty, try getting personal instead of judgmental and replace worries over the feasibility of veterinary care with options for flexibility.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 03, 2016
Run the report. Reach out to clients with those patients in a consistent and regular way. It'll be like your veterinary practice management software is just handing you money (maybe, sort of).
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VETTED: Aug 03, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
On a scale from 1-10, these pain management hacks are an 11.
 
VETTED: Aug 01, 2016
Marketing you, your veterinary practice and your good deeds should not include candid snaps of your less-than-perfect surgical protocols. (Isn't that what got Dr. Pol in trouble?)
 
VETTED: Aug 01, 2016
It's 9pm. Are your practice's veterinarians filling out medical records—and not working the emergency-practice swing shift? Dr. Ernie Ward guarantees your veterinarians are underutilizing assistants and technicians in the exam room.
 
VETTED: Jul 26, 2016
Compassion fatigue is a real and dangerous threat to the health of veterinary professionals and their patients, but Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Veterinary Technician Becky Murray of Veterinary Specialty Center has mapped out a guide for healthy coping.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 18, 2016
Medicine and business benefit when the staff is on the same page.

Proceedings papers for techs

The very best behavior advice for new puppy owners (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

The entire hospital staff should play a role in the counseling of new puppy owners.

The technician's role creating a behavior centered veterinary practice (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

A focus on pet behavior in the veterinary clinic is an excellent practice builder.

Trying times--dealing with canine adolescent dog (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

A behavior wellness exam is an opportunity to check up on a pet’s behavioral health and answer any related questions a client may have.

Enriching geriatric patients' lives (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

An important time for practices to include a behavioral exam is when a pet becomes a senior.

Tubes and tracheas--all about endotracheal tubes and lesions in difficult intubations (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Endotracheal tubes are usually made from silicone, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic or red rubber.