NewsBanfield is celebrating reaching 150 million pet visits in May across more than 1,000 hospitals since tracking this data began in 2000. Banfield researchers have mined this data to help drive medical quality and patient safety not just at Banfield but across the veterinary profession.
Seeing more than three million pets each year, Banfield analyzed its electronic veterinary health records system for data and insights on some of the most common preventable diseases; this article provides key findings from the new report.
With the American Pet Products Association (APPA) estimating more than 11 million households welcomed a new pet last year, the veterinary profession faced complex challenges in 2020: adjusting to new pandemic processes and guidelines while simultaneously meeting the surging demand for pet care services.
Banfield has introduced a first-of-its-kind suicide prevention training designed specifically for veterinary professionals.
Personal WellbeingThe acronym L.A.S.T. — which stands for Listen, Accept, Seek, and Test — can be a helpful tool to recenter yourself during times of stress and fatigue.
No two clients or pets are the same, which is why veterinary practices should explore alternative ways to serve pets and owners to determine what works best for them and the hospital team.
Pet owners may not see how overweight their pet is or be willing to address the problem.
Developing a patient outcome improvement program that focuses on both treatments within a hospital and results of care outside the hospital provides a more holistic view of the entirety of patient outcomes.