Value-based Pricing Strategy for Veterinary Practices

  |   Practice Management

According to experts in economics, the way veterinary practices approach pricing is a critical part of business success. Price is one of the main reasons nearly 50 million animals don’t see a veterinarian at least annually, with more than 50% of owners (whose pets don’t receive regular care) indicating they don’t see the value in regular veterinary care. With a value-based model, the price of products and services is set according to their value to the customer, rather than the...

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Welcome a freshman vet student – Donate a white coat for the WSU/CVM Class of 2025!

  |   WSVMA News

This year’s White Coat ceremony for the incoming Class of 2025 will take place in person on August 19, 2021. Each first-year veterinary student will be introduced and presented with a white lab coat with their name and the WSVMA logo embroidered on the coat. We need your help to make this year’s White Coat Ceremony a success. You can sponsor a specific student or make a general donation. You also have the option of sponsoring a student from your local area. Each...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

  |   Uncategorized

Veterinary Mental Health Initiative starting 6-week support group for grads less than 6 years out on July 12, space is limited  – Veterinary Mental Health Initiative Strangles alert in Pierce County – EDCC Crushing heatwave in Pacific Northwest and Canada cooked shellfish alive by the millions – The Washington Post New suicide prevention hotline arriving in WA in 2022 aims to divert callers from police - Crosscut Veterinary staff unionize at another Seattle-area clinic – VIN News Service First...

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President’s Message – Seek first to understand, then to be understood

  |   WSVMA News

Greetings and good wishes to all our WSVMA colleagues. Summer has arrived and over on the Palouse where I live and work at Washington State University, the DVM Class of 2021 has left campus and the new senior veterinary students are fully engaged in their clinical rotations. If late spring ran true to form, the weather would have moved from sunny days in the upper 70’s to 45 degrees and cloudy and back again, seemingly in the blink of an...

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Alleviating veterinary shortages: Efforts reintroduced in Senate

  |   Legislative

A bill championed by the AVMA has been reintroduced in the Senate that would enable more veterinarians to receive student loan relief, and help increase access to rural veterinary care across the country. The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) Enhancement Act would remove the federal withholding tax on service awards, making more funds available to recruit veterinarians to states in need of essential services to maintain public and animal health. Veterinarians participating in the VMLRP receive up to $25,000 a...

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