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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002

Fee setting in veterinary medicine is chaos personified. For lack of a better term, I call it transition theory.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002

I find myself reluctant to do performance reviews, and feel almost apologetic to employees when I schedule them. Perhaps it is the formality involved, or the fear of criticism that makes performance reviews take on an atmosphere of tension.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002

George silently pads to the kitchen searching for a cup of coffee. Gladys is already sitting at the kitchen table making a list of "to do" items for the day.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2002

Understanding that your practice is a significant investment is only a convenient starting point.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2002

Ah, it is yet another New Year that brings joy to those who are preparing for the end of the current economic slowdown. (Yes, we can believe that the economy will rebound.)

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2002

Ohio case of veterinarian versus drugstore chain not an isolated incident; type of lease agreement crucial

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2002
Knowing how to 'work' muni government reaps rewards
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2002

Many years ago, I was called in to consult for a practice that was grossing at the time about $700,000.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2001
The turbulent times following September 11 have added an increasingly oppressive burden to already economically stressed veterinary practices.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2001
Mrs. Johnson awaits your entrance draping her head over her usually trembling rat terrier named Wiggles.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2001

Staff health care options need AVMA help

One of the biggest all-time goofs in the annals of fulfilling responsibilities to the constituency of the profession has been the deletion of a health plan for the veterinary practice support staff.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2001
I want to ask you a question. What I sorta wanna ask you is...is your life a financial joke?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2001
Last week I received a phone call from a veterinarian who had purchased a puppy and had a problem.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2001
You open the door to the exam room. On the other side of the table and occupying what seems to be half the room sits John Smith, 20 minutes late and weighing 350 pounds. Beside him is his similarly obese Saint Bernard, Ranger- restless and salivating onto all flat surfaces
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2001
IRS takes special interest in corporate loans to shareholders