James F. Wilson, DVM, JD
Dr. James Wilson is a consultant and founder of Yardley, Pa.-based Priority Veterinary Management Consultants
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 01, 2015
If implemented at our schools, these changes would help veterinary medicine face the future more effectively.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2015
In our view, these changes will help the profession become more future-ready.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 29, 2008
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 01, 2008
As discussed previously, the emergence of a "reasonable physician" standard of care affects both human and veterinary practitioners, defining our approach to error management. Under this standard, adverse events previously defensible by deference to custom might now result in decisions of negligence if it is determined that such events were easily preventable.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2008
The commission of errors is an unavoidable part of human existence. While errors might be as benign as misplacing car keys, their existence in the medical arena might be disastrous, causing injury or death.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2007
As various associations adopt guidelines or standards of care for the practice of veterinary medicine, a concern exists that they will be interpreted as current standards of practice by state regulatory boards and the attorneys general who represent them before they have been accepted by the masses.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 01, 2007
Clients complain about our $100 consultation fee for specialty dental care. Could I have a veterinary assistant do a less thorough estimate exam for $25? We would avoid the hassle of creating a medical record and providing a communication letter to the referring doctor.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 01, 2006
I disagree with recent decisions my boss made and with the quality of his practice. After 12 years, I'm ready to move out on my own. I don't have a noncompete agreement and plan to open a practice in the same town. My clients deserve to know I'm leaving and should have the opportunity to follow me. What can I do?
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Nov 01, 2005
How are contracts for specialists different from contracts for generalists?
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 01, 2005
Many new graduates are not ready or able to reach productivity that will make them profitable to employers.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 21, 2005
Veterinarians average $312,360 in revenue production and the average medical malpractice premium hovers at $197...