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Maximize Your Time with Effective Scheduling
Consider the veterinary practice with three full-time veterinarians. It’s a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility with four exam rooms. This practice is open seven days a week and offers evening hours Monday through Friday but this practice struggles financially. Why?
How to Talk About Wage with Your Veterinary Employees
Many managers and owners find talking about wage to be awkward and unpleasant to say the least. Maybe a little tricky? Well, Sheila Grosdidier, SCP of VMC, Inc. has a solution for that! Use a compensation statement and make sure wage is connected to performance.
Is Accounts Receivable Really Bad?
Spending too much time on accounts receivable is harmful to your practice, but so can not offering credit. As a practice owner or manager, you should be able to help trusted clients pay for more expensive procedures and also enable yourself to collect on accounts receivable in an efficient way.
How to Leverage your Support Staff
Do you know what leveraging is? In this Tools video, Mark Opperman, CVPM, explains what leveraging is and how to use it to your advantage. Improve your veterinary practice's bottom line by leveraging your support staff.
How to Reduce Your Client Wait Times
How long do your clients wait on average, before your staff sees them? Is it longer than 10 minutes? 15 minutes? Reducing client wait times is key to a well-oiled machine. You don't want to lose clients because they are waiting too long to see a staff member.
Dealing with Staff Conflict? Top Tips to Prevent and Alleviate Conflict in Your Practice
We are faced with many conflicting events, professionally and personally, throughout life. When conflict arises amongst your team, making sure they are resolved sooner than later is imperative.
10 Ways to Improve Efficiency and Profitability in Your Practice
Do you struggle in your practice to be efficient and see a profit? Are you frustrated with yourself and your staff? The problem may be the systems you have in place. Here are ten ideas proven to significantly improve efficiency in veterinary practices:
7 simple steps to help reduce employee turnover
To improve employee satisfaction and reduce turnover, you should understand what is important to your team members. Keeping great people in your practice isn't as hard as you think. Follow these tips to retain employees in your veterinary practice.
Veterinary Online Pharmacies
This week's tip is about online pharmacies. Follow these tips to successfully start your internet pharmacy and increase your revenue.
Update Your Employee Manual
Keep your employees informed by updating your employee manual with legal and informative changes. It's so important it should be a national holiday.