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.
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.
Canada has 200 AAHA-accredited hospitals. Canada also has Covid-19: 27,540 confirmed cases as of April 15, and just under 1,000 deaths. How are your colleagues north of the border dealing with the pandemic?
A recent study found that most dog and cat owners don’t know what actually happens during their pet’s physical exam, or the importance of the veterinary services performed. Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP) compiled more than five years of data from staff and client surveys. PHP determined that pet owners don’t always hear what veterinary healthcare team members think they communicate to them.
Pet euthanasia is always hard, but COVID-19 has made it even harder. Here's how some AAHA-accreded practices are trying to balance precautionary measures with compassion for families and their pets.
“The cool thing about the weight-loss plan generator is that veterinarians or technicians can use it to generate a nutrition prescription,” says Caitlin DeWilde, DVM.
The veterinary profession continues to adapt on the fly to the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic.
In an effort to help veterinary practitioners elevate end-of-life care for companion animals, AAHA now offers an End-of-Life Care accreditation option for veterinary practices as part of the AAHA Standards of Accreditation .
Tamara Grubb, DVM, PhD, DACVAA, cochair of the 2020 AAHA Anesthesia and Monitoring Guidelines for Dogs and Cats , is excited about the new guidelines. “There are so many new things [that] I don’t even know where to start,” she told NEWStat .
Veterinary practices continue to adapt as the COVID-19 situation develops in their communities. Here are seven ways to adapt.