How to Think: the Link to Becoming a Better Veterinarian

As doctors we are trained to believe that facts and details will help us achieve the correct diagnosis and outcome for our patients. What if I told you that HOW you think about a patient…your cognitive process…is the most important part of being a diagnostician? The ability to obtain key information, zero in on the important facts, and avoid overlooking relevant data is at the heart of getting it right. Almost ALL medical mistakes center on cognitive…

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QRA Update - State Board Inspection Guidance for Veterinarians

What is the state of the opioid epidemic in America? According to the Centers for Disease Control’s figures from December 2018 there are 130 people who die every day in America from an opioid overdose1.  While we occasionally will have some good news related to a downward trend in the misuse and abuse of opioids, there remain concerns and far too many individuals are being adversely affected.  As such, national, state and local…

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How Do You Foster Long-Term Veterinary Client Relationships?

In today’s environment we are surrounded by choices. Where to eat? Where to shop? What doctor to see? The same holds true for veterinary healthcare. Pet owners have a choice of where they will take their beloved pet for their medical care and other services such as grooming, boarding, and training. So what is it that attracts them to seek care from you and your practice? Not only do they make a choice based on…

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