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Tools for managers

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 15, 2018
Write these down, stick to them and watch your dream veterinary team come together.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 10, 2018
Making the change to become high-touch or low-touch with your veterinary practice can seem daunting. That’s why I’ve come up with these tips to help you in the right direction.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 05, 2018
If you have a pulse and dread the days spent counting inventory, this is the doodle for you.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 31, 2018
You’ve got a dream team full of champion staff members. So how can you make sure you keep them in your veterinary practice? Here are some ideas.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 23, 2018
By dvm360.com staff
We can’t wait to show you these wait-eliminating companies that offer direct appointment booking to help veterinary clients skip the wait … you get the picture.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 11, 2018
Practice manager by day, accounting wizard by night. Or so they’ll think. Trick your boss into thinking you actually know what you’re doing by building a budget for your veterinary practice in five minutes. No, really!
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 09, 2017
Oh no! The "brrrrr" is here! Is winter keeping veterinary clients away? Use your down time as a practice manager or practice owner for something not so fun but super useful: improving your drug inventory processes.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 27, 2017
Your team members want to know their hard work is noticed and they’re appreciated for their strengths. Here’s how I shower my team members with appreciation at our veterinary hospital.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 13, 2017
Our veterinary specialty and emergency hospital was calling in technicians for work they weren't ready for, work that didn't need to be urgently done, and after proverbial fires were already out. My protocol helped fix it.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 25, 2017
Veterinary practice managers and team members also benefit from more friendly, more informative referrals to and from emergency and specialists and the general practitioners who manage patients through their lives. Compassion-First Pet Hospitals hired liaisons and built a process to inform referring general practice veterinarians when patients visit, how they're doing and what happened.
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VETTED: Sep 19, 2017
If it's too expensive to hire somebody like me (we're worth our weight in gold, come on), try seven other tweaks to get your veterinary practice inventory better managed and lower priced.
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VETTED: Sep 15, 2017
When veterinary clients pay an annual fee—or monthly installments—for wellness services over the course of a year, will they be mad if they don't use them? Not if you remind them. (You ARE sending out regular reminders for everything, right?)
Sep 08, 2017
We've been writing about wellness and preventive-care plans like crazy here for a while now. Here are a few things we missed we don't want your veterinary hospital to miss.
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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.
VETTED: Apr 12, 2017
dvm360.com has launched a product directory that lets you see products available to help your team and your patients in any (seriously—any!) area of your practice. Check it out.