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Cast your vote for the 2017 Practice Manager of the Year

Mar 30, 2017

You could be the next dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year. All it takes is a short survey, a few thoughtful responses and, yes, a willingness to brag about all of the great things you’ve done to make happy team members, grow revenue and to create a healing environment in your veterinary practice. ...

Full coverage of the Practice Manager of the Year award

How do we crack the conflict code?

Apr 13, 2017

By Judi Bailey, CVPM

Ask the dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year: Our veterinary practice doesn't handle conflict well. How can we improve?

How do we improve veterinary surgery day flow?

Feb 22, 2017

By Judi Bailey, CVPM

Ask the dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year: Our solo practice is growing rapidly—I need advice!

Nominate the next Practice Manager of the Year

Dec 10, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

Beginning April 2017, you can nominate the most amazing veterinary practice manager you know for the dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contest. (Pssst! You amazing managers can enter yourselves too!)

The 2016 Practice Manager of the Year is ... Judi Bailey, CVPM

Dec 09, 2016

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

This Missouri native, Georgia transplant and firm believer in education and mentoring is this year's winner of the elite dvm360/Veterinary Hospital Managers Association award.

How a rubber chicken helped us go paperless

Nov 17, 2016

By Judi Bailey, CVPM

One of the weirdest communication tools around turned us into a paperless—or at least less-paper—veterinary practice. Here's how to do your homework and get a worried team over the hump. The rubber chicken helps.

Practice manager, practice owner, master of metamorphosis

Oct 10, 2016

By Tricia Eagle

This practice manager set out to achieve her dream of owning a practice and discovered that change and success can go hand in hand.

Reach a decision on digital dental radiography (and calculate its bang for your buck)

Sep 19, 2016

By Stephanie Mieras, CVPM

One 2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant explains the thought process behind purchasing a digital dental radiography system—and we show you the profit opportunities if you're still on the fence.

Cold laser therapy: So hot right now

Sep 13, 2016

By Sarah Mouton Dowdy, dvm360 Associate Content Specialist

2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year finalist Amy Jensen was hesitant to invest in cold laser therapy, but the risk is paying off thanks to smart pricing plans and comprehensive marketing (and the fact that it actually works).

I managed my practice's remodel like a boss

Sep 06, 2016

By Tracy Sheffield

When Wimberley Veterinary Clinic faced the opportunity to remodel, this practice manager and 2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year finalist also donned the hat of project manager.

The time I fired my friend

Sep 05, 2016

By Jessie Cox, CVT

Everyone gets frustrated when their fellow team members are late. This 2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant initiated a new program to put a stop to tardiness. And then …