IVETSOHARD, The not-so-serious podcast for seriously busy veterinary teams

IVETSOHARD, The not-so-serious podcast for seriously busy veterinary teams

Join Dr. Caitlin, Dr. Crista, and Dr. Stacee as they dissect workflows, analyze current issues, and give tips from actual veterinary practices all while they have fun.

Episodes

December 19, 2023 26 mins

Hiring a newly graduated veterinarian is an exciting moment for any veterinary practice. These fresh graduates bring enthusiasm, new knowledge, and a passion for animal care. However, retaining them in the long run requires thoughtful strategies and support. In this episode, we will explore essential steps to retain your newly graduated veterinarian, ensuring their growth and success within your practice.

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Efficiency and smooth workflows are vital for the success of any veterinary practice. Just like in our personal lives, decluttering and organizing can work wonders in optimizing operations. In this episode, we will explore how to "Marie Kondo" your veterinary practice by improving workflows. We will delve into identifying real-life workflow problems, locating common bottlenecks, and implementing a systematic approach to e...

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As a veterinarian, the idea of taking your skills on the road and working temporarily in a new location might have crossed your mind at some point. Whether you're seeking a change of scenery or exploring potential opportunities in another city, working temporarily in a new location can be an exciting and enriching experience. In this episode, we'll dive into the considerations, planning, and benefits of embarking on this ...

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Ever struggled with getting your veterinary team to show up consistently and be all in? We feel you. In this podcast episode, we're diving into the nitty-gritty of creating a reliable and engaged crew for your business. We spill the tea on what affects attendance – from job satisfaction to workplace vibes and personal life stuff. But fear not, we've got your back with some cool strategies. Picture this: schedules released...

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Dr. Stacee and Dr. Caitlin dive into the intricacies of veterinary workflow, shedding light on their own mishaps and solutions. From forgetting to hit the record button and a nod to their love for laminating, the duo discusses the importance of workflows in veterinary practice. Driven by their tech-savvy approach, they introduce five favorite tools, including Tango, Loom, Google Suite, screenshots, and their new boyfriend Chat...

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Feedback is the heartbeat of any successful business, including veterinary practices. Gathering valuable insights from your clients and staff can help you identify areas of improvement, measure customer satisfaction, and refine your services. In this blog, we will explore the importance of feedback for your veterinary business and the best ways to collect and utilize it effectively.

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Navigating the challenges of providing healthcare when clients are financially strapped is a daily struggle for veterinarians. It's a delicate balance of clear communication, prioritizing essential treatments, offering third-party payment options, and even creating nonprofit funds to help those in need. Ultimately, being realistic about treatment outcomes and using a structured approach can ease the emotional burden on healthc...

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October 24, 2023 23 mins

Explore the art of crafting effective marketing strategies for two distinct yet passionate groups—cat owners and dog owners. By understanding their unique preferences, personalities, and pet-care approaches, businesses can create tailored campaigns that resonate with both audiences. This underscores the significance of inclusivity, personalization, and collaboration with veterinary professionals, highlighting the key to building la...

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Discover virtual Veterinary-Client-Patient Relationships (VCPR) in veterinary care.  Explore the convenience it offers for vets, efficient appointment management, revenue generation, enhanced client engagement, and its role in countering pet care misinformation. Understand concerns like the lack of physical exams and competition from large corporations. Explore how states decide on VCPR legality and the need for guidelines to ensur...

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Discover the science behind effective communication and why it's crucial to reduce listener stress levels. This episode highlights essential strategies to improve client information retention in professional settings, emphasizing the critical role of both the speaker and the listener. It discusses the impact of stress on comprehension and suggests ways to lower stress levels. It also provides practical tips and strategies to e...

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Discover the essential insights needed to connect with Generation Z pet owners.  As this generation grows and becomes clients themselves, it's crucial to understand their preferences for technology, authenticity, transparency, and eco-friendliness. It's essential to adapt and stay relevant to these evolving trends to ensure a strong connection between veterinarians and Gen Z pet owners. By embracing these traits and imple...

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 5 Essential Use Cases for ChatGPT in Veterinary Practice

Discover the transformative potential of chatGPT in veterinary medicine! Our blog explores how this powerful AI tool can assist in planning vacations, creating engaging social media posts, brainstorming practice solutions, writing responses to reviews and sympathy cards, and developing staff protocols. Unleash the power of AI to enhance your practice's efficiency, client...

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July 15, 2022 18 mins

In This Episode:

  We love technology more than the next gal but sometimes there are benefits to stepping away, deleting apps and living some of your life unplugged from social media. Join us while we discuss some hacks to detox yourself from addictive social media behavior and the benefits you may likely experience!

We are taking our own advice and unplugging for a couple of months to enjoy the rest of the Summer! In the m...

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In This Episode:

Dr. Stacee and Dr. Caitlin chat with Melissa Brown from Concierge Elite. Short on staff? Well, look no further. Melissa and the team at Concierge Elite will hire, train and manage a dedicated employee for your practice. And, they will train them on all your practice softwares to boot. All this for $2400 (or less) per month!

More About Melissa Brown from Concierge Elite:

Melissa Brown is the Chief of Staff fo...

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In This Episode:

Caitlin and Stacee interview Sheri Gilmartin, Head of Industry Sales and VP Commercialization, Data and Insights for Vetsource and former Vice President of Sales and Marketing for VetSuccess.

In the last 2 years, veterinary practices have had a boom in patient visits resulting in decreased capacity, patient care concerns and exhausted teams. How long will it last? Sheri explains the early signs in the data ...

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In This Episode:

Dr. Stacee and Dr. Caitlin chat with Dr. Shadi Ireifej from VetTriage about how using technology can help you see more patients in a day and help offload some of the workload from your staff.

Listen in to get some great tips you can implement in your practice today!

 

More Shadi Ireifej from VetTriage:

Shadi J. Ireifej DVM DACVS graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton where he received hi...

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June 10, 2022 11 mins

In This Episode:

Dr. Stacee and Dr. Caitlin chat about their favorite Google tools..part 2!

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Learn More About Dr. Stacee and Dr. Caitlin:

https://ivetsohard.com/about/

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In This Episode:

Dr. Stacee and Dr. Caitlin chat about their top 5 favorite Google features that you can use for your veterinary practice! 

Sign up for #IVETSOHARD Resources Email List (below) to get the 5 takeaways from this episode in PDF form.

Learn More About Dr. Stacee and Dr. Caitlin:

https://ivetsohard.com/about/

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In This Episode:

Listen in as Mandy Billinger and Brad Jonesburg from the Vet2Pet staff chat about 5 ways you can support your team during a busy summer!

Check out the BLOG that accompanies this episode.

Sign up for #IVETSOHARD Resources Email List (below) to get the 5 takeaways from this episode in PDF form.

 

Learn More About Dr. Stacee and Dr. Caitlin:

https://ivetsohard.com/about/

 

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In This Episode:

Dr. Stacee and Dr. Caitlin chat about tips on how to keep or attract rockstar veterinarians. 

Listen in to learn about their takeaways on what every associate DVM wants!

Sign up for #IVETSOHARD Resources Email List (below) to get the 5 takeaways from this episode in PDF form.

Learn More About Dr. Stacee and Dr. Caitlin:

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