Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director - UBM Americas, Veterinary
Brendan Howard oversees veterinary business, practice management and life-balance content for dvm360.com, dvm360 magazine, Firstline and Vetted, and plans the Practice Management track at all three CVC shows. Brendan has proudly served under the Veterinary Economics and dvm360 banners for more than 10 years. Before that, he worked as a journalist, writer and editor at Entrepreneur magazine and a top filmed entertainment magazine in Southern California. Brendan received a Masters in English Literature from University of California, Riverside, in 1999.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 24, 2017
You can't stop your veterinary practice systems, your equipment, your team or even yourself from breaking sometimes. But CVC educator Dave Nicol says it’s how you plan for and deal with the breakages that makes all the difference.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 22, 2017
CVC Virginia Beach speaker John Volk saw preventive-care plans as the future more than 15 years ago. Today, he sees their eventual adoption in most, if not all, private practices over time as inevitable.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 20, 2017
CVC rock star Bash Halow ran the microphone around the room to get attendees' brilliant ideas this week in Virginia Beach. Here's a few of the best. Wanna try 'em and see if they shine?
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 19, 2017
Yes, there’s a gender wage gap and yes, it’s prevalent in the veterinary world. What’s there to do? These CVC experts have a few tricks up their sleeves.
FIRSTLINE - May 09, 2017
You don't need to FISH for a reason to promote microchips to veterinary clients. Here are some quick thoughts to score a slew of new pets protected from abandonment.
FIRSTLINE - May 03, 2017
The classes and labs guarantee education at a conference like CVC, but don't count out the exhibit hall when it comes learning about new technology at your own pace.
VETTED - Apr 22, 2017
They were into rehab before rehab was hot. Hear how this husband-and-wife duo, who split their practice right down the middle between orthopedic surgery and rehab, started up and their excited takes on internet-smart clients and flyball (you’ll know after you listen).
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 13, 2017
A customizable letter brought an average of 128 lapsed clients per veterinary practice within a period of six months, generating roughly $20,000 in revenue per hospital. Could the free tool work for your veterinary hospital too?
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 05, 2017
Dr. Jenifer Chatfield says it's all about responsibility—for pet owners of all stripes and scales.
VETTED - Mar 30, 2017
Don't get discouraged by confessions like these. Sympathize, realize you're not alone, and know you have choices. You can "go your own way" ...
VETTED - Mar 28, 2017
OK, maybe that's strong language. But parasites are on pet owners' minds, and for the health of your patients and business, they should be on yours, says this multi-practice owner.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 28, 2017
A medical waste compactor that's been in the market for years now poses the question, "Do you need to keep paying a company to pick up your medical waste?" The answer may be "no."
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 27, 2017
Pet owners every day are asking that question—or thinking it—when it comes to your veterinary business. Consider this new survey from a veterinary smartphone app company.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Mar 01, 2017
One of our favorite exotic vet sits down to talk with us about her new book, the big pet-killing mystery she solved, and explain why it's awesome—and sometimes nerve-racking—for cat and dog vets to treat exotics. (Bonus tip: Oral penicillin kills rabbits, folks. Beware!)