MedVet Chicago becomes eighth Level I Veterinary Trauma Center
May 8, 2018
MedVet Chicago joins an elite group as the eighth hospital internationally to be certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) Board of Regents and Veterinary Committee on Trauma (VetCOT) as an official Level I Veterinary Trauma Center (VTC) and the only Level 1 VTC in Chicago.
Hospitals receiving this unique distinction undergo an intensive application and verification process that requires the availability of board-certified specialists for consultation seven days per week in the fields of emergency and critical care, and trauma related specialties; a team based approach to trauma care; and a demonstrated commitment to continual process improvement, education enhancement, and internal (between specialty groups) and external (between trauma centers) collaborations. Additionally, a Level 1 VTC is required to maintain a Level 1 Emergency Facility VECCS certification and accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).
“We are honored to be recognized for our commitment to delivering exceptional service and care to our Patients, Clients, and Referral Partners,” said Michael Podell, Senior Medical Officer, MedVet. “Our team of well-qualified, experienced, and compassionate Critical Care and Emergency Medicine doctors, board-certified Specialists, and expertly-trained technicians and assistants work hard to achieve the best possible outcomes.”
A Level I VTC can provide total care for every aspect of the management of the small animal trauma patient from emergency stabilization through definitive medical and surgical care and rehabilitation. Such services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As a Level I VTC MedVet also provides leadership in education, training veterinarians and veterinary technicians. MedVet also actively contributes over 10% of cases to the national trauma registry and is actively engaged in the advancement of research in veterinary trauma care.
MedVet Expands Emergency Services to Mahoning Valley in Northeast Ohio
May 19, 2017
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MedVet Expands Emergency Veterinary Care to Dallas
December 16, 2016
Dallas, Texas: December 14th, 2016. MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets is pleased to announce its expansion into Texas with the addition of Emergency Animal Clinic, Inc. which includes three emergency veterinary hospitals in the greater Dallas area. As of today, each location will become part of the MedVet family of hospitals and renamed as follows: the Greenville location is now MedVet Dallas, the Richardson location is now MedVet Richardson, and the Uptown Dallas…
MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets Announces New Mobile Friendly Web Site
December 16, 2016
Columbus, Ohio: December 11th, 2016. MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets announces the re-launch of the organization’s website at www.medvetforpets.com as the preeminent source for access to veterinary emergency and specialty services to their network of 12 hospitals. The objectives of the new website are to integrate all locations while providing an easy location finder, to create an enhanced presence on the Internet for MedVet’s 24/7 emergency service and full complement of veterinary…
Moraine, Ohio—MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets, a leader in veterinary specialty healthcare, broke ground this week for expansion of the Dayton, Ohio hospital. Construction of a 19,000 square foot state-of-the-art veterinary hospital at their existing site at 2714 Springboro West, Moraine, OH is underway. The company’s commitment of $3.6 million will change many existing part-time jobs to full-time positions and add 15 new full-time jobs and expand current veterinary services to the…