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 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.
Dr. Stacee Santi, veterinarian and founder of Vet2Pet, says part of the reason we're so tired is that we find ourselves "having to go on a bunch of first dates all the time." She thinks the right tech, used the right way, can get us closer to our ideal client - and our ideal day in practice.
The term neurodiversity came about in the 1990s and is often used in the context of autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, dyslexia, bipolar disorder, and other neurological or developmental conditions. NEWStat contributor Wendy Ringie breaks down the idea of neurodivergence, the most common conditions, and what having a “different” brain means for you, your teammates, and your clients.
The veterinary profession continues to adapt on the fly to the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic.
Veterinarians and techs are still in high demand in 2023. Expect higher salaries, signing bonuses, and more hesitance to sign noncompete agreements, according to Stacy Pursell of The Vet Recruiter.
Mentorship for new positions, transitions, and those later in their careers? Why not, says Melody Martinez, CVT, who served on the 2023 AAHA Mentoring Guidelines task force. She talks to Central Line about the value of a mentor at any stage of life.
Based on the AAHA 2022 Pain Management Guidelines , the new certificate course helps every team member better understand pain in dog and cat patients, giving everyone a common language to spot and treat pain better.
As 2019 draws to a close and we look back over the year that was, NEWStat put together a list of the most popular news stories we published over the last 12 months.