Boosting Your Financial IQ to Maximize Fiscal Performance

  |   Continuing Education, Practice Management

The Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) and Veterinary Medical Association Executives (VMAE) – organizations committed to helping veterinary practices thrive – have entered into a strategic partnership to realize their shared goal of advancing practice health in veterinary medicine.  The collaborators are pleased to announce the launch of a webinar series, Boosting Your Financial IQ to Maximize Fiscal Performance, which is designed to elevate the financial literacy of those involved in veterinary management.  The webinars are available free of charge...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

  |   Uncategorized

In a homeless encampment, pets provide more than comfort – FDA Warns of Possible Link Between Grain-Free Dog Foods and Heart Disease –American Veterinarian Ticks more prevalent in Washington this year, state says – Bacteria carried by unneutered dogs could put pregnant women at risk - HealthDay News If You Spray Your Clothes With Permethrin, Be Careful Around The Cat - NPR Raccoon attack prompts rabies scare, but the disease is rare in Washington –   Posted July 20, 2018...

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WSVMA accepting applications for next year’s class of Power of Ten leaders

  |   Uncategorized, WSVMA News

Attention 2011-2018 graduates! Join the WSVMA for our exciting leadership program! Power of Ten is a WSVMA initiative designed to help recent graduates develop foundational skills in leadership, communication, and business. Ten participants will be selected from the applicant pool to participate in the Power of Ten leadership academy for the coming year. Participants will join a network of peers in a series of learning experiences that commence in November, 2018 and culminate in September, 2019. Power of Ten is...

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De-stressing the team

  |   Practice Management

Between upset clients, distressed patients and hectic lives, it’s common for staff to be stressed.  The key is to help the team find balance so that they are not at a constant risk of being burnt out.  Identifying who is stressed and then identifying the stressors in the clinic are essential to managing stress within the team. Consider the following signs as possible indicators of a stressed-out team or staff member: Have they started or increased drinking or smoking and taking...

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Take WSVMA’s bi-annual Compensation and Benefits Survey

  |   WSVMA News

The WSVMA office receives frequent requests for compensation and benefits information specific to the practice of veterinary medicine in Washington. To answer these inquiries, we are compiling data again this year through our bi-annual Compensation and Benefits Survey. The WSVMA is only a handful of state associations that compile and provide such information to its members. The survey is electronic and the link has been sent to practice owners via email, although a paper survey is available. In order to obtain...

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