How to Stop Giving Away a Fortune at Your Veterinary Hospital

Charging for your veterinary services isn’t just a necessity financially, it contributes to your employees’ value, as well as the value of those services rendered. Billing your clients for the care your veterinarians and staff provide is critical to giving the practice the necessary resources to continually elevate patient care, invest in new medical technology, and reward your employees with raises. By promoting the value of your staff and services, your clients can better recognize that value, too. To this end, your practice’s fee structure must reflect the quality of client services and the level of patient care you provide.
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Planning Your Transition to Veterinary Practice Ownership

If you are considering becoming a practice owner, you’re probably feeling a lot of excitement—as well as a healthy dose of fear. Taking on practice ownership is a big responsibility, but it offers a wide range of rewards, too. As owner, you’ll be the one defining its direction, growth, and standard of care. You’ll also contribute to its culture and be instrumental in developing an inclusive, high-functioning work environment. And that’s not all. A practice is an investment, paying in dividends and then, when you’re ready to sell, it’ll be worth substantial value. Yet, practice ownership has its dark side
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Easy Ways to Re-energize your Team Meetings

Boring. Robotic. Unproductive.  A game of word association or a description of your team meetings?  If you chose the latter of the two, read on for some easy tips to help put the spark back into your team meetings and your practice! 1 Make it about them.   Employ the “open mic” policy and share air time. Amanda Morris, MBA and CVPM, Care Animal Hospital in Indiana, employs this at her practice by requiring each staff member to present what they’ve learned after attending a continuing education session. Team meetings are an opportunity to hear different perspectives so keep an
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