Can You Afford to Add an Equine Veterinary Associate?

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
There are both personal and financial reasons to hire an associate for your equine veterinary practice.

When to Add Equine Veterinary Equipment or Services

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
Make sure that you understand the financial repercussions of your investment decision before you invest in new equipment or services.

Opportunities Beyond Clinical Equine Veterinary Practice

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
The following article about job possibilities outside the norm of veterinary practice is from presentations at the 2016 AAEP Convention.

Who Will Buy Your Equine Veterinary Practice?

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
A survey shows that equine veterinary associates and practice owners have different perceptions about practice ownership.

Merck Biosecurity Webinar and Related Resources

by Kimberly S. Brown
Merck Animal Health and EquiManagement have teamed up to bring equine veterinarians and their staffs information on a variety of topics designed to help encourage communication with clients and...

Merck Health Matters: Equine Influenza

by Kimberly S. Brown
On the Merck Health Matters Equine Influenza landing page you will find the topics and resources that Merck and EquiManagement are bringing to you. Resources include infographics and downloadable PDFs...

Overhead-Based Pricing in Equine Veterinary Practice

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
Overhead-based pricing was discussed by Dr. Ben Buchanan as a way to set fees based on the actual costs to a practice of being in business...

Pricing Equine Veterinary Procedures

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
Editor's note: The following article was written from information presented at the 2015 AAEP Convention. This article is in addition to the feature in the Spring 2016 EquiManagement magazine and...

Taking the Pulse of the Veterinary Industry

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
Editor's note: The following article was written from information presented at the 2015 AAEP Convention. This article is in addition to the feature in the Spring 2016 EquiManagement magazine and...

Teams and the Power of We

by Kimberly S. Brown
The 2015 Equine Business Management Strategies (EBMS) meeting marked the 10th year of veterinarians and their practice managers gathering to learn more about how to be more successful as individuals...

EBMS: Business Immersion 2015

by Kimberly S. Brown
This multi-day meeting provided a variety of take-home, put-it-to-use messages for improving business.

Breaking the Silence

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
In order to communicate effectively about disappointing outcomes, clinicians must understand the cause of the problem--and how the client feels and thinks about...

Improving Referral Communications

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
Communication is key in referral situations and when working as a relief practitioner for another vet. In these two articles from the business sessions during the 2014 AAEP Convention, Drs. Colleen...

Getting What You Want

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
The business sessions at the 2014 AAEP Convention offered many nuggets of great information for equine veterinarians. In this segment...

61 Minutes: AAEP's 2014 Business News Hour

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
During the 2014 AAEP Convention, Drs. Chuck Johnson, Mike Pownall and Marybeth Whitcomb presented highlights from the year during the "61 Minutes" business session. Included in the highlights were...

News List

Keeping Up from the 2016 AAEP Convention: Effect of Dose and Diet on Omeprazole
A topic from the 2016 AAEP Convention focused on the effects of diet and dose on the duration and potency of acid suppression from administration of omeprazole used for treatment and prevention of gastric ulcer syndrome... Read More
Multiple Reports of Strangles and EHV-4 in Nevada
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USEF Agrees to Grant Farmer/Glefke Rehearing Request
The United States Equestrian Federation Hearing Committee has granted a request for a rehearing in the case against Kelley Farmer and Larry Glefke for the presence of GABA in the horse... Read More

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