Why give it away? Keep revenue in your clinic
May 24, 2019The last 20 years have been the perfect storm for general practitioners in veterinary medicine. The combination of the loss of spay and neuter services, the migration of vaccinations to low-cost clinics, and the exit of in-clinic pharmacy and retail to online sellers has affected the businesses of general practitioners in a truly significant way. I have felt the strong impact of these changes in my own practice. Historically, my clinic’s revenue from routine …
How nurses can grow your revenue
March 29, 2019What is the difference between an under- and top-performing health-care team? Let’s say you schedule appointments every 30 minutes. In an eight-hour workday, one doctor sees 14 patients and has an average transaction of $160, generating $2,240 in revenue. Your average doctor transaction should be 3.2 to 3.5 times your exam fee, according to the Well-Managed Practice Benchmarks Study.1 If you leverage your nursing team and schedule time based on the reason for the …
How kennel design can help boost clinic revenue
December 19, 2018To maximize short- and long-term boarding potential, it helps to understand the various kennel designs and materials, gate options, and available accessories. One of the first decisions to make is whether the kennel will comprise an on-the-floor system with a drain or an above-the-floor system. Generally speaking, the former can provide more flexibility to configure the kennels to fit a building’s footprint and it also is usually less expensive than an above-floor design. There are situations, though, that sometimes require an above-floor system, particularly when digging drains is not an option.