With coronavirus cases and hospitalizations spiking, most experts say we’re in for a rough holiday. Here's how we can get through it together.
As veterinary conferences get cancelled or postponed due to coronavirus concerns, you may be wondering how you’re going to fit in your continuing education. Or maybe cancelled wellness visits have you feeling sidelined at work.Put that unexpected down time to good use with AAHA Learning.
Attention veterinary hospitals worried about making payroll and keeping their doors open: the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) portion of the recently passed CARES Act went into effect today.
Human healthcare providers are flocking to telemedicine to care for patients while maintaining social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis. Many veterinarians would like to do the same.
Each month in NEWStat , we highlight an article from the upcoming issue of Trends magazine. Although telehealth and virtual care are now on clients’ radar, and in the veterinarian’s toolbox, the key is to get clients to actually take advantage of these services and allow practices to care for their pets in this “new normal.”
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.
Veterinary practices have been busier in the past couple of weeks than many in the profession had predicted. So NEWStat took an informal sampling of AAHA-accredited practices to see what their caseloads look like at this point in the pandemic.
“We’re not a profession that does a good job at rapid change, but almost overnight we completely changed how we practice medicine.”
Back in the early days of the pandemic, people talked about the future in terms of “when things get back to normal.” Not anymore. Now they talk in terms of the “the new normal,” and what that’s going to look like. For many animal hospitals, the new normal is already here.
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.