Veterinary managers | Firstline

The dvm360 Leadership Challenge

dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Toxic Teams - Jan 23, 2017

Can't we all just get along? (And what do you do when the answer is no?) This dvm360 Leadership Challenge investigates the sources of this poison and offers commentary, data and solutions to help teams dismantle their destructive forces. ...

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

Meshing practice cultures: No fish out of water

By Karen E. Felsted, CPA, MS, DVM, CVPM

When it comes to successful transition to new (and old!) practice cultures after a clinic is sold and bought, you may feel like a big fish in a small pond. This advice should help. Come on in, the water’s fine!

How do we crack the conflict code?

By Judi Bailey, CVPM

Ask the dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year: Our veterinary practice doesn't handle conflict well. How can we improve?

My plan for CE self-improvement

By Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM

Veterinarians can't turn a blind eye to business anymore. Let's finally put that annual practice management learning to work to make real change in our hospitals.

Client communication strategies

When a microchip raises more questions than it answers

By Andrew Rollo, DVM

What do you do when you find a microchip at your veterinary practice and the pet owner says "no," you can't scan it? Here's how I handle it.

Fear Free, high value continuing education? #skeptical

By Kyle Palmer, CVT

I didn't believe a lower stress approach could make a difference in our veterinary practice … until CVC made a convert of our assistant manager. Here's what we've learned in the process (and how my skepticism has turned to genuine appreciation).

Fear Free: Be the team that changes everything for pets

By staff

Consider this case study and ask yourself: Do you want to change everything for the pets that visit your practice?

Managing your time

FUR REAL: Your new resource for veterinary products information

By Marnette Denell Falley 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.

Forge your own path

By Tricia Eagle

Associates do it. Corporations do it. Even educated managers do it. Let's do it. Let's talk about buying a veterinary practice (when you're NOT the doctor).

Time to get ticked off about tick compliance!

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

OK, maybe that's strong language. But parasites are on pet owners' minds, and for the health of your patients and business, they should be on yours, says this multi-practice owner.