IDEXX @ VMX

VMX IDEXX session agenda

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VMX is the place to zero in on the latest innovations, best practices, and emerging trends in the veterinary industry. Advance your career with IDEXX's CE sessions, interactive presentations, and networking events.

Sunday  |  Monday  |  Tuesday  |  Wednesday

Sunday, January 19

6:30 a.m.–7:30 a.m.

Breakfast Session

Happier Clients, Happier Staff, and a Healthier Bottom Line: A Workflow Transformation Case Study

Ben Nitschke, Product Manager, IDEXX; Justin Schroeder, IT Manager, Animal Medical of New City

8:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m.

Case-Based Learning

I Set My Parasites on You: Preventive Care, Parasites, and Accuracy

Sarah Sweet, DVM

8:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m.

IDEXX Track

Top 10 Things to Watch for on Your Preanesthetic Profile

Fred Metzger, DVM, MRCVS, DABVP

9:55 a.m.–10:45 a.m. 

 

The Top 10 Tips for Collection of the Top 5 Veterinary Samples

Fred Metzger, DVM, MRCVS, DABVP

9:55 a.m.–10:45 a.m.

Case-Based Learning

How to Utilize Serum Bile Acids in Everyday Diagnosis

Jörg Steiner, MedVet, DrMedVet, PhD, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA, AGAF

11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m. 

 

Sense and Sensitivity

William D. Saxon, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC; Corie Drake, MS

1:45 p.m.–2:35 p.m.

 

Fun with FeLV Cases: Is This Cat Infected?

Julie Levy, DVM, PhD, DACVIM; Susan Little, DVM, DABVP

1:45 p.m.–2:35 p.m.

Central Theater

How to Improve Patient Care in a Radiation Safety Culture

Michael Q. Bailey, DVM, DACVR, AAAS/AVMA

2:15 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Discovery Theater

Keep Your Clients Closer: Tips for Communicating with Clients in the Way That Works Best for Them

Kristina Lambert, Product Manager, IDEXX

1:45 p.m.–2:35 p.m.

Case-Based Learning

Preanesthetic Renal Evaluation in General Practice

Graham E. A. Bilbrough, MA, VetMB, CertVA, MRCVS

3:15 p.m.–4:05 p.m. 

Discovery Theater

Poop in Public Places

Sarah Sweet, DVM

4:00 p.m.–4:50 p.m.

Case-Based Learning

Preanesthetic Cardiac Evaluation in General Practice

Allison Spake, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

 

Interactive theater sessions (BOOTH #1551)

Time
Talk title
Presenter
9:30 a.m. Survey Says Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care Elizabeth Hetler
10:05 a.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media Emma Lishness
10:40 a.m. Technology for Life: Latest Innovations for In-Clinic Patient Care

Matt Furtney

 

11:20 a.m.

Times Are Changing: It’s Time We Rethink Preventive Care

Megan Andexlinger
1:30 p.m. Survey Says: Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care Elizabeth Hetler
2:10 p.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media Emma Lishness
2:45 p.m. Times Are Changing: It’s Time We Rethink Preventive Care Megan Andexlinger
3:20 p.m. Technology for Life: Latest Innovations for In-Clinic Patient Care Matt Furtney
3:55 p.m. Time Matters: Faster Results with IDEXX Digital Cytology Jeremy Johnson
4:25 p.m. Hidden Treasures: Identifying and Removing Bottlenecks in Your Practice Ben Nitschke

Monday, January 20

6:30 a.m.–7:30 a.m.

Breakfast Session

Your Pet Owner Is Changing, but Has Your Marketing? How to Get Your Millennial Clients to Say Yes to Preventive Care Diagnostics

Julie Miles, MS, DVM; Emma Lishness, Social Media Manager, IDEXX

12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m.

Lunch Session

Pricing Strategies Made Simple: Cracking the Code on Financial Growth

Elizabeth Hetler, DVM, CVPM; Nancy Drumm, BS

2:15 p.m.–3:05 p.m.

Discovery Theater

Communicating the Value of Diagnostic Imaging

Wendy S. Myers, CVJ

 

Interactive theater sessions (BOOTH #1551)

Time
Talk title
Presenter
9:30 a.m. Survey Says Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care Elizabeth Hetler
10:05 a.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media Emma Lishness
10:40 a.m. Times Are Changing: It’s Time We Rethink Preventive Care Megan Andexlinger
11:20 a.m. Technology for Life: Latest Innovations for In-Clinic Patient Care Matt Furtney
12:40 p.m. Time Matters: Faster Results with IDEXX Digital Cytology Jeremy Johnson
1:15 p.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media Emma Lishness
1:55 p.m. Times Are Changing: It’s Time We Rethink Preventive Care Megan Andexlinger
2:30 p.m. Technology for Life: Latest Innovations for In-Clinic Patient Care Matt Furtney
3:05 p.m. Survey Says: Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care Elizabeth Hetler
3:45 p.m. Hidden Treasures: Identifying and Removing Bottlenecks in Your Practice Ben Nitschke
4:20 p.m. Time Matters: Faster Results with IDEXX Digital Cytology Jeremy Johnson

Tuesday, January 21

6:30 a.m.–7:30 a.m.

Breakfast Session

Achieve Lowest Dose Radiation: Radiation Safety Is Your Safety

Michael Q. Bailey, DVM, DACVR, AAAS/AVMA

 

 

“Tech”nology Innovation: Learn How to Leverage Innovation to Provide the Ultimate Patient Care

Fred Metzger, DVM, MRCVS, DABVP

8:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m.

Skinny Cat Track

Feeding the Sick Kidney: Nutrition Support Choices for Renal Patients

Korinn E. Saker, MS, DVM, PhD, DACVN

9:45 a.m.–10:35 a.m.

Central Theater

Getting the Most Out of Your Cytology Cases

Regan Bell, DVM, MS, DACVP

9:55 a.m.–10:45 a.m.

Skinny Cat Track

Feline Diabetes Mellitus: Essential Facts for the Astute Practitioner

J. Catharine Scott-Moncrieff, MA, VetMB, MS, DACVIM, DSAM, DECVIM

10:45 a.m.–11:35 a.m.

Central Theater

Go with the Flow: Pinpoint and Eliminate Bottlenecks That Are Costing You Money and Frustrating Your Staff

Ben Nitschke, Product Manager, IDEXX

11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Skinny Cat Track

Feline Pancreatitis: More Common Than You Think

Jörg Steiner, MedVet, DrMedVet, PhD, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA, AGAF

1:45 p.m.–2:35 p.m. 

Grand Rounds

Hematology: When to Trust the Numbers

Fred Metzger, DVM, MRCVS, DABVP; Dennis B. DeNicola, DVM, PhD, DACVP; William D. Saxon, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC

2:50 p.m.–3:40 p.m.

 

Chemistry: Pulling It All Together

Fred Metzger, DVM, MRCVS, DABVP; Dennis B. DeNicola, DVM, PhD, DACVP; William D. Saxon, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC

3:55 p.m.–4:50 p.m.

 

Urinalysis: A Gushing Stream of Information

Fred Metzger, DVM, MRCVS, DABVP; Dennis B. DeNicola, DVM, PhD, DACVP; William D. Saxon, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC

 

Interactive theater sessions (BOOTH #1551)

Time
Talk title
Presenter
9:30 a.m.

Technology for Life: Latest Innovations for In-Clinic Patient Care

Matt Furtney

10:05 a.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media Emma Lishness
10:40 a.m. Times Are Changing: It’s Time We Rethink Preventive Care Megan Andexlinger
11:20 a.m. Survey Says Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care Elizabeth Hetler
1:30 p.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media Emma Lishness
2:10 p.m. Times Are Changing: It’s Time We Rethink Preventive Care Megan Andexlinger
2:45 p.m.

Time Matters: Faster Results with IDEXX Digital Cytology

Jeremy Johnson

3:20 p.m. Survey Says: Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care Elizabeth Hetler
4:00 p.m. Hidden Treasures: Identifying and Removing Bottlenecks in Your Practice Ben Nitschke
4:35 p.m. Time Matters: Faster Results with IDEXX Digital Cytology Jeremy Johnson

Wednesday, January 22

Interactive theater sessions (BOOTH #1551)

Time
Talk title
Presenter
10:15 a.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media Emma Lishness
10:40 a.m. Times Are Changing: It’s Time We Rethink Preventive Care Megan Andexlinger
11:15 a.m. Survey Says Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care Elizabeth Hetler
12:15 p.m. Survey Says: Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care Elizabeth Hetler
12:55 p.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media Emma Lishness
1:35 p.m. Times Are Changing: It’s Time We Rethink Preventive Care Megan Andexlinger