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The dvm360 Leadership Challenge

dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Go Your Own Way

Mar 13, 2017

What's your hustle, people? Do you need to pay student debt? Do you need a return on your practice—the biggest one possible? Are you worried about the legacy of your practice—and need an associate? Are you petered out in a team member career and want to own? Do you hate corporations? Do you need corporate benefits? ...

Practice Manager of the Year entries are due June 1

Cast your vote for the 2017 Practice Manager of the Year

Mar 31, 2017

You could be the next dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year. All it takes is a short survey, a few thoughtful responses and, yes, a willingness to brag about all of the great things you’ve done to make happy team members, grow revenue and to create a healing environment in your veterinary practice. ...

Training and motivation

3 products to train up your team

By dvm360.com staff

These products will give you the tools to put your best team effort forward at the clinic each day.

Practice managers: Hack your review process

By Kristine McCormick, CVPM, SHRM-SCP

If the daily demands of veterinary practice management are causing you to fall behind in employee reviews, try this trick to be a more supportive—and efficient—manager.

Nine (neon) signs your veterinary practice is in trouble

By Tom McFerson, CPA, ABV

Sometimes the practice owner is the last to know. Watch for these flashing signs of warning to get ahead of the curve.

Client communication strategies

(App)licable: How mobile apps can grow your practice and improve client experience

By Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM

Is your clinic (app)rehensive? Three veterinary app developers use data to explain why mobile apps are good for business.

Don't be sheepish! Send a thank-you!

By Kathryn Primm, DVM

I scored four appointments for $20. That's pretty good marketing ROI for a veterinary hospital. An old-fashioned thank-you—in snail mail and personalized to them—did the trick.

Nine (neon) signs your veterinary practice is in trouble

By Tom McFerson, CPA, ABV

Sometimes the practice owner is the last to know. Watch for these flashing signs of warning to get ahead of the curve.

Managing your time

How I saved more than $100,000 for my hospital

By Stephanie Zeddies

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.

Why 'use it or lose it' works in veterinary wellness plans

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

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?)

What we almost missed in wellness care

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

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.