New global group advocates for unified virtual care
April 28, 2020Telemedicine has become increasingly ubiquitous in the veterinary world, and the newly formed Veterinary Virtual Care Association (VVCA) hopes to arm animal health professionals with the knowledge needed to effectively deliver this type of service.
Banfield launches telehealth service for on-demand veterinarian support
June 5, 2019Banfield Pet Hospital is offering its Optimum Wellness Plan clients a new way to discuss their pet’s health with a veterinarian. The company has launched a telehealth service on its app called Vet Chat, which offers clients on-demand access to pet care advice and support from a veterinarian anytime and anywhere. “At Banfield, we never take for granted being entrusted with the care of a beloved pet is to be invited into the emotional …
Telehealth and telemedicine and teletriage… Oh my!
March 29, 2019The idea of implementing telehealth within a veterinary practice may be confusing or even downright scary to some. However, when there is understanding of what it is and its governing laws, it can become exciting. We hope to clear some muddy waters for veterinary team members who are eager to support and participate in the delivery of telemedicine to clients. Believe it or not, you’re probably already doing some of it. Just by picking …