Holistic treatment areas

January 15, 2018
Katie James, dvm360 Associate Content Specialist
Katie James, dvm360 Associate Content Specialist

Katie James is an Associate Content Specialist for UBM Animal Care. She produces and edits content for dvm360.com and its associated print publications, dvm360 magazine, Vetted and Firstline. She has a passion for creating highly-engaging content through the use of new technology and storytelling platforms. In 2018, she was named a Folio: Rising Star Award Honoree, an award given to individuals who are making their mark and disrupting the status quo of magazine media, even in the early stages of their careers. She was also named an American Society of Business Publication Editors Young Leader Scholar in 2015. Katie grew up in the Kansas City area and graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in journalism. Outside of the office her sidekick is an energetic Australian cattle dog mix named Blitz.

These spaces are functional and stress-reducing for veterinary patients and the teams working with them.

Treatment comes with convenient placement for charting, with workstations adjacent to procedure tables at Pet Emergency Clinic & Referral Center in Spokane, Washington, which gives the team the ability to be ready to help a pet at a moment's notice. Photo courtesy of Tim Murphy, Murphy Foto Imagery.

Village Veterinary Clinic of Hamburg in Hamburg, New York, has a treatment area surrounded by glass to keep lines of sight into other parts of the hospital clear. And a bonus? Skylights that let in natural light to help boost moods. Photo courtesy of Tim Murphy, Murphy Foto Imagery.

The treatment area at Southwest Veterinary Medical Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has convenient storage spaces for frequently used items and easy access to the patient status board. Photo courtesy of Kirk Gittings, Kirk Gittings Photography