Jun
1
2017
Want to improve your practice, but need to put a plan into place? AAHA has got you covered! In this new podcast series by AAHA Press, Marsha Heinke, author of Practice Made Perfect: A Complete Guide to Veterinary Practice Management, discusses common pain points her clients face. ...more
May
25
2017
Technological advances have improved our access to information, speed to market, competitive intelligence, and enhanced our successes. On the darker side, technology has blurred the lines between our work lives and our personal lives. ...more
Nov
21
2016
Practice owners and managers are familiar with Form I-9, Employee Information and Verification, required by law for employees to work in the United States. A new version of that form hopes to make that process more straightforward. The latest version of the I-9 form will be available this week, reported the Society for Human Resource Management. Practices will have until Jan. 21, 2017 to use the new form, after which previous versions will become invalid. ...more
Nov
16
2016
Antibiotic Awareness Week is happening right now, and most of the time we hear about how important it is use antibiotics only when necessary. But there’s one important, less talked about approach: cleaning. ...more
Nov
10
2016
Animal health pros frequently allow work stress to become home stress, often at the expense of families, relationships and our own health. Jackie Coleman and John Coleman share five tips for keeping work stress from becoming home stress. Source: Harvard Business Review ...more
Sep
14
2016
In today’s digital market, potential clients do their homework online before making an appointment. How do you insure that your practice has strategically positioned itself to insure search engine visibility? Now, there are some free tools to help. Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP), an alliance of 100+ veterinary associations, veterinary colleges, and animal health companies focused on preventive care led by AAHA and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), is offering a set of free, downloadable tools specifically designed to boost search engine visibility. ...more
Aug
24
2016
The Internet has become a critical resource for pet owners, enabling them to evaluate veterinary care providers before they buy. That’s why it’s essential that your practice present a professional image that showcases your expertise and encourages “shoppers” to become clients. Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP), an alliance of 100+ veterinary associations, veterinary colleges, and animal health companies focused on preventive care led by AAHA and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), can help. It is offering a free, downloadable series, Jumpstart Your Practice Online. ...more
Aug
17
2016
Veterinary teams and retailers often struggle with managing pet food marketing opportunities. In addition to space and inventory concerns, ensuring the product moves out is critical to getting margin on sales. David Sprinkle shares that the frequency of pet food purchasing is a key factor to pet food retailing and target marketing. Source: Pet Food Industry ...more
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