When your patients need you, will you be there? There’s an app for that. AAHA has named BabelBark, a pet-related application software developer, as the exclusive provider of veterinarian-to-pet healthcare monitoring and communication applications and services for all of its AAHA-accredited hospitals across Canada and the United States.
Most of us have left a meeting or discussion mumbling this to ourselves or a colleague about a deadline, “YHTBKM!” Often, there’s no discussion in spite of the group’s knowledge that the deadline is not realistic. Deadlines are one of the bigger sources of workplace stress. Employees worry that by asking for a deadline extension, their managers would think they were incompetent and unmotivated. According to studies, managers generally view asking for an extension as a sign of motivation.
Benchmarking is a critical part of practice management. And if you’re not comparing your practice’s financial performance to similar practices, you’re curbing your profitability and limiting your hospital’s potential. Financial and Productivity Pulsepoints, Tenth Edition, can help you unleash both.
Don’t trust the financial future of your practice to something as arbitrary as your gut. Make sure your business decisions are data driven with AAHA’s Vital Statistics Series. AAHA’s bestselling statistical set—including Compensation and Benefits, Financial and Productivity Pulsepoints, and The Veterinary Fee Reference—delivers the key financial indicators you need to improve your practice’s performance.
PetWell Partners is offering free services and supplies for pets sickened or injured during Tropical Storm Harvey.
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is proud to introduce a new continuing education program designed to help managers improve culture, human resources, and digital marketing within their practices.
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.
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
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.
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.