Neo Software blog
Running a veterinary practice isn’t cheap. Setting up a small animal practice can easily reach the $1 million-mark1 and veterinarians also face a significant amount of student debt —$150,000 on average.2
The veterinary industry is not immune to the issues that come along with technology. Power outages, server crashes, and software lags can send team members into a tailspin. But one of the most concerning situations a veterinary team can face is a breach of security when it comes to their practice data.
It’s not uncommon for veterinary teams to think of themselves as a family. Families rely on each other, help one another get through rough days, celebrate victories, and have inside jokes that no one else would understand. This same bond serves as the foundation of every successful veterinary practice. Keeping that foundation strong is a top priority, and there are plenty of ways to go about it.
In every veterinary team, there are individuals who shine in different areas of the practice. There’s always that one tech who can draw blood from a stone, the receptionist who can win over even the most difficult client, and the veterinarian who can sniff out a correct diagnosis like a dog with a bone. When your team is as proficient as they are in the realm of veterinary medicine, it’s easy to forget that they also have talents outside of it (and we’re not just talking karaoke skills).
“Efficiency” is a hot topic in veterinary circles these days. And no wonder: we’ve faced unprecedented uncertainty and nonstop changes, and practitioners are hungry for ways to improve workflow that will benefit their teams, clients, patients—or all three. This got us thinking... what does efficiency really mean in a veterinary practice?