The veterinary industry is at a crucial juncture. You’re likely all too aware of the challenges facing today’s practices. From veterinarians and support staff leaving the workforce to online and consumer-direct offerings chipping away at practice revenue, the vet-client bond is suffering as customer loyalty dwindles. You might look
Many practices reported increased business and scores of new clients as upshots following the COVID-19 pandemic, but emerging data shows that visits are now cooling and dropping off. Additionally, much of the revenue increases are actually results of raised prices. This all leads to the need to carefully monitor business
Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition in cats and dogs, according to the American Veterinary Medicine Association. Although periodontal disease is entirely preventable, a recent survey of dog parents published in BMC Veterinary Research found that fewer than 4% brushed their pet’s teeth daily. This unfortunate reality helps
It’s natural to think about kicking off 2022 with a new initiative like a wellness plan program. Perhaps this is an idea your practice has put on the back-burner for various reasons. Perhaps your team believes wellness plans are discount plans, a common misconception. If you’re weighing this
Since the planned acquisition of VCP by Covetrus earlier this year, our software development teams have been hard at work integrating VCP software with the practice management solutions AVImark, eVetPractice, and ImproMed in North America. The coming integration in 2022 will enable more customized wellness plans to meet every family’s
Let’s say your practice is ahead of the game, and you already offer plans to address the most common chronic illnesses you see in your hospital. You’ve designed your chronic illness plans with a set amount of visits, diagnostic tests, and prescription medications. But then one of your patients,
Obesity, one of the most common chronic conditions to plague pets, is reaching epidemic proportions — up 158% in the last decade. The surge of overweight pets complicates chronic health conditions like diabetes, osteoarthritis, hypothyroidism, and beyond. To stay healthy, pets with chronic conditions require more than routine preventive care.
Like preventive care plans, chronic illness plans are bundles of health services that pet parents pay for monthly when their pet has a long-term condition. These bundles can include a variety of products and services, such as: Exams Diagnostic tests Medications Nutrition Chronic illness plans carry a number of benefits.