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Managing your time

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FIRSTLINE: Jun 17, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Walk off your stress—and give a pooch a chance to stretch her legs.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 15, 2015
Be creative in delegating, rethinking and streamlining veterinary practice tasks that too often bring you to a halt.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 09, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Hear that? It's silence in your reception area. And it's one of the worst sounds in the world. Here's how one veterinary team uses wellness plans to bring life back to their practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2015
Now we handle medications, therapeutic diets and flea, tick and heartworm preventives better. And save money in the process.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 31, 2015
When the door’s swinging, how do you balance the client’s needs with the mental and physical heath of your support team?
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 31, 2015
This go-to team member is about to go to another veterinary practice if she doesn't get a little help. Firstline Board Member Marianne Mallonee, CVPM, counsels this overloaded employee.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 06, 2015
Dr. Chip Ponsford explores how to "tend" your veterinary practice in order to harvest an efficient, successful business.
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 06, 2015
Some pet owners are still confused about health or wellness plans. Some believe it’s a form of insurance or that it covers everything their pet needs while they’re enrolled. The answer lies in good communication.
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 05, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Exercise your way to a better work day.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 09, 2015
Getting stuck behind a bus on my morning commute reminded me to stop and enjoy the fall leaves as they changed color—and helped me find more happiness in simple pleasures at home and at work.
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dvm360.com: Jan 09, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
It's the season of list making ... soon to be followed by the season of list ignoring. Maybe you should try something different this year.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 22, 2014
Veterinary conference attendees dug down deep to explore skills, desires and personality to navigate the bumpy path to veterinary clinic ownership.
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FIRSTLINE: Oct 01, 2014
Q: What percentage of practices, large and small, would you say have the receptionist duties include taking the client into the exam room, pulling vaccines and filing and dispensing medications from the veterinarian at the end of the office visit? I feel it’s a lot of work for the front office team and takes them away from the phones and reception desk. The practice owner feels it would increase the payroll percentage too much for a technician to do.—Overworked
Jul 16, 2014
By dvm360.com staff
Ensure all staff members know just what to do to improve client education and generate more interest in wellness packages for pets.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 16, 2014
By dvm360.com staff
Train your team on how to talk wellness packages with clients using this sample flow chart.