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Team Center - Working with team members

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FIRSTLINE: May 03, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
As veterinary medicine trends toward increased corporatization, let's get real—are things really as bad as you think? Or even better than you imagined? We asked experts from all sides of the debate on whether it's worth it for team members to ascend the (corporate medicine) ladder.
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dvm360.com: May 01, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
With this toolkit, we'll show you a striking visual representation of why year-round flea control is so crucial—not to mention, how to get your recommendations and communication efforts in tip-top shape. (With an educational grant provided by Zoetis)
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 13, 2017
Ask the dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year: Our veterinary practice doesn't handle conflict well. How can we improve?
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 12, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
If your veterinary practice is toxic, consider the possibility that you—yes, you—may be the problem. Find out if you’re the party responsible for the toxicity with this quick quiz.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 04, 2017
If you’ve ever been blindsided by an employee’s departure from your veterinary hospital, it might be because you’ve clogged communication with logs of blissful ignorance and denial. Here’s some advice to get things flowing again.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 27, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
If you suspect bad communication and personality conflicts poisoning your veterinary practice culture, confirm your diagnosis here.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 13, 2017
Despite evidence of widespread psychological distress in the veterinary field, a VHMA study shows very few hospitals offer Employee Assistance Programs.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 10, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
A fully integrated veterinary team approach ensures plans for top-notch pain management don’t topple over from lack of support.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 06, 2017
Before your work bud becomes your new BFF, learn from these common mistakes that spring from friendships with your veterinary colleagues.
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VETTED: Feb 27, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Despite the ubiquity of big-box-store loss-leader promotions, there is a future for flea, tick and heartworm preventive sales in your veterinary practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 21, 2017
Don’t panic. Practice management guru Shawn McVey has advice for keeping things professional instead of personal.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 10, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Is your clinic split like the Hatfields and the McCoys? Bash Halow explains how to repair the rupture.
 
VETTED: Feb 01, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Almost three-quarters of veterinary practice owners and managers think they’ve got a clear picture of their hospital’s culture -- and roughly half think they’re doing a good job at managing team conflict. The rest of the team? Judge for yourself, but it’s like the bosses might be digging themselves a hole.
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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 26, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Short answer? Maybe. In triangulated communication, one person in the veterinary practice refuses to talk to another, forcing a third person (read: manager) to serve as a go-between. Let's take a look at data from the 2017 dvm360 Toxic Teams Survey to see how managers address toxic team environments.