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Issue: 64 - Apr 15, 2014
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Selecting a Site for Your New Hospital

By: Heather E. Lewis, AIA, NCARB
Animal Arts

Building a new hospital is an exciting process. It is also a process full of big decisions, one of which occurs right from the start: selecting your site. Choosing the right site for your hospital can play a significant role in everything from the basic design of your facility to your potential gross revenue. Here are a few tips for choosing the right site for you.

Conveying Compassion: a Room Designed for Client Comfort

By: Dana L Durrance, MA
Dana Durrance, M.A.

The days when owners come in to euthanize their pets are often the most important appointments in the veterinarian-client relationship. The reason for this is what is known as the “recency effect” in human nature ...

DVMs and Downtime Suggestions for Practice Growth in Slower Times

By: Marsha L. Heinke, CPA
Marsha L. Heinke, CPA, Inc

Every practice experiences ebbs and flows in client activity. While associate veterinarians may not be able to directly drive revenue during these times, more can be done to make the most of slower days or weeks ...

Don’t Fall for These Common Scams

By: Dr. Phil Zeltzman
Dr. Phil Zeltzman1

Veterinarians and managers, because they are often busy and trustful, may fall for common scams. Read on so at least you will not fall for these scams.

4 Must Have Tools You Need to Get Noticed Online

By: LifeLearn, Inc.
LifeLearn Inc.

You know pet owners are turning to the Internet to search for veterinarians, but how do you get them to notice your practice instead of all of the other practices in town? It’s about making it easy for them to find you, giving them the info they need and then showing them how you’re different…and these are 4 of the most effective tools to help you do this:

Growing Your Practice through In-House Management of Mast Cell Tumor Disease

By: AB Science
AB Science

**KINAVET- CA1

(masitinib mesylate)

How a 4H Showmanship Class Changed My Performance Review Program

By: Louise S. Dunn
Snowgoose Veterinary Management Consulting

The story following is a 3-part series about Claire*, a hospital manager driven to the brink of insanity because of complaints about new hires. *The names have been changed to protect the innocent (ala the TV show “Dragnet” style).

Pinterest - for Veterinarians?

By: Michael LoSasso
Shamrock Direct Media

I heard that. Yes, that groan. “Another article on another social media tool.” And Pinterest of all things! What do cupcakes and arts & crafts have to do with practicing medicine? Nothing. However, contrary to what you might think, Pinterest is not all baking recipes and wedding planning.

New Entertainment Booked for the 2014 Veterinary Technology Summit!

By: Veterinary Technology Summit
Veterinary Technology Summit

It’s official … the entertainment has been booked for the 2014 Veterinary Technology Summit! Sure, the biggest reason to attend this event is to learn how technology can help you solve practice management challenges and make your practice more profitable. But it doesn’t hurt to kick back and have some fun at the same time!