Living through a pandemic is really, really exhausting. The mental health risks are real. That means radical, relentless self-care is more important than ever, so we asked a therapist to help think through and potentially reframe concerns veterinary teams likely feel as the days and weeks living with the threat of COVID-19 wear on.
It’s been a long, weird time for everyone, and clients’ tempers are wearing thin. Here's what to do if things get heated.
Back in March, before most practices went curbside, nobody predicted the influx of new clients. Here's how to keep them coming back.
As stay-at-home orders ease and social distancing policies begin to relax, hospitals need to figure out how to recover lost patients, finances, and production. Here's how.
Nobody has to tell veterinary professionals that on-the-job burnout is real. Here's how can you help your staff (and yourself) avoid it.
You don’t have to cancel wellness exams to keep your staff safe from coronavirus. Telemedicine can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 while helping hospitals conserve personnel resources at the same time.
It might seem counterintuitive, but the current pandemic could be your chance to snag the perfect employee. Human resources specialist and author Karen Parker, DVM, tells you how.
As stay-at-home orders ease and social distancing policies begin to relax, hospitals need to figure out which strategies to keep and which ones to adapt.
In a profession predisposed to problems of burnout and compassion fatigue, the extra stress involved in seeing patients during a pandemic can be dangerous. And while most AAHA-accredited hospitals are grateful to be busy, they acknowledge that the pandemic is taking a toll.
Veterinary practices had to pivot fast this past spring. And the transition to curbside service taught us two important lessons. One was how to pandemic-proof a hospital.