A new column for NEWStat by Kate Boatright, VMD, will regularly discuss topics related to the role of the spectrum of care in improving outcomes in clinical practice.
A work-study partnership between Mission Animal Hospital and Cristo Rey Jesuit High School is giving students from underrepresented backgrounds a jumpstart on vet med careers—and helping diversify the profession in the process.
A visit to the DMV provides a classic example of how a normally compliant rule-follower can quickly escalate to anger. Debbie Boone, CVPM, our guest on the May 10, 2022 episode of Central Line: The AAHA Podcast , advocates for giving our client services representatives specialized training in how to read human behavior, prevent or deescalate situations that could lead to blowups whenever possible, and say “no” the right way.
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.
Workplace gossip is toxic for employee morale (and it is not great for business either). Practice owner Jenn Galvin dishes on why the whole team deserves better than a culture of bad-mouthing and rumor-spreading.
Vet med professionals from all over contributed to Veterinary Visionaries' second “solving event” through video testimonials. The results make it clear: Leaders need to listen, build their empathy muscles, modify policies, and drive systemic change to reverse employee attrition trends.
2023 International Assistance Dog Week is August 6-12 and it’s a great opportunity to raise awareness of the unique needs of working, assistance, and therapy dogs. AAHA has a free toolkit to get the conversation started.
Veterinary social workers are on the forefront of efforts to support the human-animal bond while alleviating some of the stressors for both veterinary team members and animal owners.
Are you a vet tech who dreams of owning a practice? Or are you an owner with a superstar technician you’d want to partner with? When techs own veterinary practices, their insider knowledge is a tremendous asset.
Founded in 2023, the online collaborative space known as VetHive operates on four principles: creating a culture of support, rejecting the ivory tower mentality, being our authentic selves, and viewing veterinary medicine as a team sport. NEWStat chats with founder Kate Baker, DVM, MS, DACVP (Clinical Pathology) .