fbpx
  • NAVC Brands
https://todaysveterinarypractice.com/table-of-contents-november-december-2021/

Practice Management

Information Overload

“True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.” — Winston Churchill Daily use of the internet has become a way of life for many people, and with the advancement of technology and Internet of Things (IoT)1, our clients are increasingly equipped with health information before attending appointments. A 2016 …

Creating a Highly Effective Veterinary Team

Creating a highly effective team can change everything about how we practice veterinary medicine and experience fulfillment in our careers. effective team as maximizing profit and providing exceptional patient care. Establishing a place for open communication, practicing and promoting nonjudgment, and providing tools to cultivate wellbeing provide us with a framework to build a great team!

The Age of the Veterinary Nurse Has Arrived! Part 2: Taking Charge

Last issue I discussed the topic of veterinary nurse initiative (VNI) and the proposed unification of credentialed titles, which hopefully will reduce confusion and improve the visibility of nurses. However, improving the profile of veterinary nursing does nothing for our vital team members if we don’t seize this moment to implement their much-needed roles as …

The Age of the Veterinary Nurse Has Arrived! Part I: What’s in a Name?

If anything prevents continued advancement of this professional body, it may be the confusion over why there are so many different titles. If this confuses us, then how does it affect our patients’ owners’ acceptance and recognition, an integral component in improving our retention of veterinary technicians? I will focus on where we are, and …

Paying for Moments of Certainty?

As the debate around human healthcare insurance currently dominates our lives in the United States, it’s worth asking relevant questions about insurance options for the pets we treat. As veterinary care continues to advance, so do the associated costs, which undoubtedly impact “best possible care” options. Pets are legally considered to be the property of …

The Doctor Will See You Now

We may fear the future that technology can bring into our daily lives, but what is already here is probably around to stay. It’s been roughly 40 years since telemedicine was introduced into human healthcare, and for many purposes, its exponential progress has been embraced and accepted. Its role in veterinary medicine has been slower to…

A Regulatory Road Map for Telehealth and Pet Health Care

It’s no longer a question of whether veterinarians will embrace telemedicine technologies, but when…and how. The veterinary profession and its animal health partners are eager to get this right, so how do we make it happen, not just at conferences, but every day in practices across the U.S.?

Caring for Geriatric Pets in Your Practice

There is much we can do to help pets live comfortable lives as super seniors. Our ability to recognize and manage pain, anxiety, hygiene, and other signs that may affect quality of life has advanced in recent years.

Practicing Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine: Challenge or Opportunity?

Kirk J. Breuninger, VMD, MPH Banfield Pet Hospital As clinicians, we have the responsibility to practice veterinary medicine based on complete, objective, and up-to-date scientific evidence. But what happens when we do not have relevant evidence available to completely support our medical decision-making? The Example of Gonadectomy A specific example of this challenge is the …

[2
[2
2]
2]
MENU