Forward Booking webinar trainings with Dr. Karen Felsted

  |   Practice Management, Uncategorized

Partners for Healthy Pets and Veterinary Medical Association Executives (VMAE) are partnering to bring veterinary practices live Forward Booking how-to coaching sessions with Karen Felsted, CPA, MS, DVM, CVPM, CVA on four different dates. These conference calls will be held on January 31, February 14, 21, or 28 at 1pm EST to answer questions about implementing forward booking in your practice. Choose a date below to register for one of the upcoming webinars: January 31st February 14th February 21st February...

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WSVMA publications merging

  |   Uncategorized, WSVMA News

WSVMA Newswire weekly blog and WA Veterinarian bi-monthly magazine are now combined into one publication. Beginning last March, the printed version of the magazine was converted to an electronic publication with a downloadable PDF available for those who prefer print. Rather than having two separate electronic publications, we’ve rebranded Newswire with the WA Veterinarian logo and will continue with its weekly publication. Each week you’ll receive up-to- the-minute news, in-depth articles, and timely information to help you in your professional lives....

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WSVMA 2017 awards nominations – Nominate a veterinary star!

  |   Uncategorized, WSVMA News

At the WSVMA Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2017 in Tacoma, the WSVMA will present awards to those that have contributed significantly to the veterinary profession in Washington. The 2017 awards that will be presented include Veterinarian of the Year, Distinguished Achievement, WSU Faculty Member of the Year, Distinguished Veterinary Staff, Humane Animal Welfare, Recent Grad and Allied Industry. Please submit nominations to the WSVMA office using the nomination form no later than April 1, 2017....

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WSVMA Forward Booking campaign – Helping you give more pets the care they deserve

  |   Practice Management, Uncategorized

Would you buy a lottery ticket if I could guarantee you would have the winning numbers, or would you think it was too good to be true?  What if I told you that by making a small change in your practice, you can improve client satisfaction and patient care? What if this same change will increase your revenue by at least 3%, resulting in an additional $40,000 annually for a typical practice? Fortunately, this is one scenario that is not...

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Legal Haze Clouds Cannabis For Pets

  |   State Regulatory, Uncategorized

After the results of the November election, more than half of U.S. states have now authorized medical marijuana. And eight of those states also allow recreational marijuana. So if pot helps some humans feel better, how about people's best friends? Northwest veterinarians are being asked about treating pets with cannabis and that puts these vets in a difficult spot legally. Dr. Cornelia Wagner runs the Hawthorne Veterinary Clinic in Portland. She said pet owners turn to hemp or medical marijuana for many...

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