Practice Modernization – Onboarding New Employees

  |   Practice Management

After many hours of searching for the perfect new employee, once hired, the question arises of “what now?” The onboarding process is too often viewed as a list of items to check off and more than we would like to admit, the new employee is sent into full swing before we provide him/her the correct tools needed to perform his or her job efficiently and productively. This can lead to disappointment for both the employee and the employer, and unfortunately...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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WSU economics professor working to prevent animal illness – The Daily Evergreen Veterinarian: Stop driving trucks with dogs unsecured – KHQ Spokane Input wanted on draft recommendations for orca recovery – Seattle Times Study: Coat color could mean reduced longevity, increased health risks in some Labrador retrievers - AAHA NewStat AAFP 2018: Decontamination of Toxicoses in Cats – American Veterinarian Is pet insurance worth it?  WA Post   Posted October 26, 2018...

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WSVMA’s 2017-18 Power of Ten class creates practice modernization guide

  |   Practice Management

When charged with the task of developing this year’s class project, members of the Power of 10 Leadership Academy immediately began brainstorming ways to address many of the issues facing veterinary professionals today. As they attempted to narrow their focus to a single issue, they soon found that there simply was not one matter that seemed more pressing than others. Instead, they identified a network of concerns highlighting the changing face of the practice of veterinary medicine. The term ‘practice modernization’...

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WSVMA 2018 compensation and benefits survey data released

  |   WSVMA News

The second bi-annual survey was conducted by the WSVMA to allow members to evaluate their compensation and benefit policies compared to those of other WSVMA members. In spring 2018, we asked 754 practices to respond to this survey. We received 160 responses, a 21% response rate. Practice owners were asked to answer questions regarding the compensation and benefits offered to their associates and the practice team (practice managers, technicians, assistants and front office staff). Owners were asked to exclude their own...

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VBMA’s 5th Annual Partners in Practice takes place November 10

  |   Practice Management

Washington State University’s Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA) – ranked #1 globally – is excited to host its Fifth Annual Partners in Practice. The event will take place Saturday, November 10, 2018 at WSU in Pullman. This is an important opportunity to meet veterinary students at all points in their schooling to advertise a job or internship position, market your practice/company, learn about the newest generation of vets, and network with students and fellow veterinary professionals. Partners in Practice will be...

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