June 2015 Practice Strategy

Find strategies to help your practice stand out, with tips for maximizing your space, updating your reception area, and starting and promoting your mobile specialty practice. Plus, tackle treatment options and client education for ringworm cases. 

Table of Contents June 2015

Thinking Traps: Their Origin & Our Escape

Your inner critic can keep you from reaching your potential—both personally and professionally. Take control of your decision-making process with these tips.

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iPhone or Android: Which Is Best for Veterinary Professionals?

Both the iPhone and the Android boast a number of pros for the busy veterinarian. Which smartphone platform is right for you?

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Practice Success Rests in the Details

Not sure how to make your practice stand out? This expert explains why the little things—such as a clean restroom or an updated reception area—matter.

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General Practitioners vs Specialists: Competition & Collaboration

Veterinary medicine is moving toward a collaborative, participative environment. Find out how working with other veterinarians and practices can help elevate the profession.

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Top 5 Tips for a Successful Dermatological Examination

Skin and ear problems may be common, but some are more severe than others. Use this guide to ensure correct diagnosis and prognosis for dermatologic diseases.

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Ringworm: Recognition & Client Education

Managing ringworm can be frustrating and expensive for clients. Reduce the nightmare and ensure a successful outcome with these key considerations.

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Mobile Specialty Practices: How Do They Work?

Interested in schedule flexibility and professional independence? Consider this expert’s take on the ins and outs of “concierge” veterinary practices. 

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Space Savers to Grow a Practice

Is your practice short on space? Use these tips to maximize even the smallest practice.

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Canine Atopic Dermatitis: Communicating with Clients

Without proper communication, clients may decline treatment or fail to follow through. Use these tips to help clients fully understand the procedures and their value.

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Canine Atopic Dermatitis: Team Training Ensures Good Communication

One of the biggest hurdles in managing CAD is client education. These tips can help prepare the team for questions, concerns, and objections.

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Canine Atopic Dermatitis: Team Roles & Responsibilities

What is each team member responsible for when a CAD patient presents? Use this checklist to define your role.

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Canine Atopic Dermatitis: Diagnostic & Treatment Plan

How often should you administer immunotherapy? Use this treatment approach to tailor a plan for each patient.

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Canine Atopic Dermatitis & Immunotherapy

Familiarize yourself with the common signs and available immunotherapy treatment options.

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Quiz: How Should Your Practice Handle Inventory Control? Part 2

Test your knowledge in the second of this 2-part inventory quiz to get a better understanding of what inventory managing in a veterinary clinic entails. 

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Cancer Is Not a Death Sentence

Despite the scary diagnosis, cancer patients can lead happy lives. Here's how to reassure clients.

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Skills for Technicians: The Basics of Pet Fish Medicine

Feel like a fish out of water when it comes to treating aquatic patients in your practice? Learn the basics.

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Working Couples: Surviving In & Out of Practice

Find out how to navigate the difficult personal and team situations that can occur when working and living with your significant other.

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Social Media Calendar: June 2015

Educate clients on the importance of vaccinations by sharing the posts from this month's Social Media Calendar.

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