Practice Pulse Blog

Practice Pulse Blog

  • What’s next?

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    What’s next?  We briefly saw the light when COVID-19 requirements and restrictions eased. Today, we are back to puzzling the impact of a virulent virus strain, and the rise in COVID-19, and what impact that will have on practice procedures, staff, clients, and patients. Compounding these concerns are staffing issues, angry clients, compassion fatigue, and a host of other problems. During stressful times, we must prioritize health---both mental read more...

  • Why A Living Wage Matters

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    Imagine being employed full-time and working hard to turn in an outstanding performance. Yet,  despite being gainfully employed, providing food and paying rent is a constant struggle. A recent study by Bloomberg found that 44 percent of American workers are low-wage earners who do not earn enough to cover basic living expenses. Living wage versus minimum wage A living wage refers to the income necessary for individuals or families to afford read more...

  • Poised to Move Forward

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    Fifteen months ago, we were forced to pivot hard! Practically overnight, we modified patient visits, limited client contact, relied on telemedicine, donned masks, washed hands thoroughly and often, and sanitized every surface. In the midst of these changes, practices confronted rising demand for veterinary services, increasing physical and emotional exhaustion among staff, and more and more clients misbehaving due to anger and frustration caused read more...

  • The Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA), announced that Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group™, a company committed to helping pet owners get access to reliable and affordable pet healthcare through its licensed agency is VHMA’s newest Supporting Sponsor. Qualifying companies offering products and services that address the professional business needs of today’s veterinary practices are invited to participate in VHMA’s sponsorship programs. read more...

  • Blog Entry

    The Nominating Committee of the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association, Inc. presents the following Slate of Nominees for the Offices of the Board of Directors for the 2021-2023 term. The term shall commence at the conclusion of the 2021 Annual Membership Meeting. The annual membership meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 9, 2021, at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. PRESIDENT - Jessica Speas, CVPM, SPHR, PHRca, read more...

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