Team Center - Client Conflict | Firstline

Team Center - Client Conflict

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FIRSTLINE: Mar 02, 2017
When the client can’t pay, know what to do and say. Expert and CVC speaker Danielle Russ, BS, BA, AS, LVT, says that there are silver linings you can give to these bleak situations.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 03, 2017
Kidding! But we know clients tend to religiously follow their breeder's recommendations. Let's realize whether or not they are following the breeder blindly through good communication—not arguing.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2017
Here’s what veterinarians think about “difficult” pet owners: how it feels when clients lash out—and who’s willing to show them the door.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 31, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
When conflict festers and communication is angry or chilled, patients, clients and team members suffer. If you don’t believe it’s true, you’re in the minority in veterinary practice. Look at the numbers, thoughts from your colleagues in the survey, and insights from our resident emotional intelligence guru Shawn McVey, MSW.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 25, 2017
Hello, drama! Rhonda the receptionist's toxic relationship with Taylor the technician erupts in real time in front of a veterinary client. Check out this interactive choose-your-own adventure story. Can these relationships be saved?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 24, 2017
Believe it or not, millennials might not be the only problem here. If your veterinary practice is reminiscent of a current-day classic rock show, you may need to cut the leather and leopard print out of your act and get with modern times before your show gets cancelled.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 29, 2016
They've already done the hard part by getting invested in their pets' diets.
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VETTED: Nov 22, 2016
Feline heartworm has been diagnosed in all 50 states, and it was important enough the American Association of Feline Practitioners crafted an entire campaign about it. So why don't veterinary technicians talk about preventive care as much as they could?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 03, 2016
Dr. Ernie Ward has been paying close attention to the younger generation of pet owners for years. Now he has a few cheat codes (remember those?) to help veterinarians out when it comes to dealing with Gen Y.
 
VETTED: Oct 11, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
We did, and then we drew this cartoon.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 30, 2016
As phone apps have gone from interesting to essential in our daily lives, we take a moment to imagine the best veterinary apps of the future—and how they might help tackle your toughest challenges in practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 26, 2016
To save a kitten, a veterinary technician like me can't help but share good advice to see the veterinarian, whether it's in the feed store, the grocery store or anywhere. But sometimes trying to help just gets you a slap in the face (not literally).
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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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FIRSTLINE: Jul 19, 2016
The proper training makes a world of difference when it comes to decelerating a tense situation.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 13, 2016
We're breaking down stereotypes about older pet owners (Hint: They don't all like to be treated as cute, little ol' people) and replacing them with guidelines for better communication.