We don’t often blow our own horn, because we strive each and every day to provide the very best veterinary services in the country, and our commitment to excellence, we feel, speaks for itself. However, once in a while a recognition comes along that validates our core values of Teamwork, Leadership and Compassion (TLC), and applauds the dedicated team of MedVet doctors and staff who work tirelessly to uphold the principles upon which MedVet was founded. Such recognition is The 2014 AAHA – Accredited Referral Practice of the Year Award.
AAHA is the only organization in the United States and Canada that accredits animal hospitals based on standards that meet or exceed state regulations. Established in 1933, the Association is well known among veterinarians for its leadership and high standards for veterinary practices and pet health care. MedVet’s medical centers in Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton are the first AAHA Accredited Specialty Referral hospitals in the state of Ohio.
We were evaluated on approximately 900 standards that included mission and vision, practice team composition, continuing education and training, and community service. So receiving this award – out of all the other AAHA-accredited hospitals – is important to us at MedVet, and we are understandably proud of this achievement.
The award recognizes the high standards of Veterinary Medicine we deliver in each of our specialty practices, and reinforces the value of our services as a specialty and emergency service provider. We will continue to adhere to both internal and external standards of quality as we explore new ways to serve our patients, pet owners and referral partners. Now that’s something to celebrate!
Service Dogs Receive a Complimentary Health Screening at MedVet in May
May 13, 2019
MedVet is providing complimentary eye exams the entire month of May to service dogs during the annual ACVO®/StokesRx™ National Service Animal Eye Exam Event. Three MedVet locations in Ohio are providing these screenings: Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton. These screenings are by appointment only. More than 7,500 service and working animals will receive sight-saving eye exams this year, with over 68,000 since the program began in 2008. More than 150 of those service dogs are examined…
MEDVET EXPANDS DELIVERY OF SPECIALTY CARE TO CALIFORNIA
April 11, 2019
COLUMBUS, OH (April 12, 2019) – MedVet, a growing nationwide network of specialty veterinary hospitals is proud to announce its expansion to San Jose, California with the addition of Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists. “MedVet and Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists share in a deep commitment to leading specialty healthcare for pets and delivering the highest standard of quality and compassionate care,” said Dr. Eric Schertel, Chief Executive Officer of MedVet. “We are excited to have…
MEDVET HOSPITALS CONTINUE TO SURPASS VETERINARY STANDARDS
March 15, 2019
MedVet, a growing nationwide network of specialty veterinary hospitals is proud to announce its MedVet hospitals located in Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Hilliard, OH; and Lexington, KY; have once again achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Each of these MedVet hospitals re-earned AAHA accreditation after a rigorous review of the respective hospital’s practice protocols, medical equipment,…
MedVet is pleased to announce that Matt Erick will join the organization as President, effective today. Erick’s most recent role was President, North America for Mylan Pharmaceuticals. In his new role at MedVet, he will report directly to Dr. Eric Schertel, CEO of MedVet and work in close partnership with Dr. Linda Lehmkuhl, Chief Medical Officer. “We are very excited to welcome Matt to the MedVet family. Leveraging his tremendous experience leading…
MedVet Expands Specialty and Emergency Services to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
December 13, 2018
MedVet is pleased to announce its expansion into Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with the addition of University Veterinary Specialists (UVS), now known as MedVet Pittsburgh. The City Vets and VetNow divisions of UVS will not be part of MedVet Pittsburgh. MedVet looks forward to providing local veterinarians continued support and access to specialty and emergency veterinary care throughout the greater Pittsburgh community. “We are very excited to be expanding in the Pittsburgh community,” said MedVet President…