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.
“I learned more in this 1 year than I think I learned in the past 10 years of managing the practice,” says Kate Parker, part-owner and hospital manager at Animal Urgent Care in Arvada, Colorado, and a recent graduate of the Veterinary Management Institute (VMI).
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) announced last week the results of its 2017 Cat Friendly Practice (CFP) Survey. Launched in 2012, the Cat Friendly Practice program is a worldwide collaboration of feline experts who provide guidelines with recommendations specifically for cats. The AAFP was the first major veterinary organization in North America to implement a coordinated approach to minimize stress associated with veterinary visits for cats, caregivers, and the veterinary team.
AAHA’s trusted financial resource, AAHA/VMG Chart of Accounts, just got even better: A new online version is now available free to the veterinary profession.
Has your hospital ever turned away a patient because, as much as you wanted to help, you simply couldn’t cover the expense? The AVMA has a solution that's like having your own in-house 501(c)(3) charitable foundation.
During the COVID-19 crisis, all practices are entering an uncertain economy, either with reduced business from a client base that is sheltering at home, with the reduction of staff members to illness, or from being classified as a nonessential business that must close to prevent community spread of the virus.
How are you and your team working through today’s unforeseen challenges? If you’re feeling stressed, that’s no surprise. “Ambiguity and uncertainty drive stress,” says Randy Hall, founder and CEO of Aspire and veterinary leadership consultant.
According to figures compiled by the US Department of Labor, 12% of people who work in the veterinary services profession reported work-related injuries or illnesses in 2016.
PetWell Partners, a Houston-based national veterinary practice network, has become the first organization to earn Practice Network Accreditation from AAHA. AAHA’s Practice Network Accreditation is a new model for assessing and recognizing excellence throughout an organization that owns or operates multiple veterinary practices.
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.