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Dr. Karen Felsted
Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

Why clients leave

June 1, 2008

"The waiting area smelled of urine and pet odors." "The surroundings were dirty and depressing." Don't let these comments be from your clients.

Source: FIRSTLINE

How much do you do?

June 1, 2008

You're more than your title. And a job description may be the tool you need to clarify your manager's expectations and position yourself for growth in your practice, from raises to promotions.

Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

CEO-to-be of veterinary financial organization talks about Web tools, student debt

May 28, 2008

Karen Felsted shares ideas for interactive Web-based lifetime earnings models on NCVEI's Web site.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Felsted named CEO of NCVEI

May 22, 2008

Schaumburg, Ill. - The National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues (NCVEI) named Karen E. Felsted, CPA, MS, DVM, CVPM its new chief executive officer. Felsted leaves Los Angeles-based Gatto McFerson CPAs, a veterinary-focused financial and consulting firm.

How do specialty practices compensate for how difficult it is to find specialists in today's market?

May 8, 2008

You must foster an environment where people want to work.

Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

Charging the groomer rent

February 1, 2008

Q. I'm opening a veterinary practice with grooming services. The groomer wants to lease a room monthly, but I'm not sure how much to charge for rent. Do I charge base rent plus a percentage of her production?

Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

The new generation of low-value practices

November 1, 2007

Owners, make sure buyers purchase your practices at a good price.

Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

Discontinuing discounts

October 1, 2007

I'm negotiating the purchase of the practice where I'm employed. The current owner gives discounts to almost everyone—senior citizens, shelters, friends, and clients with multiple pets. How do I reduce the amount of services being given away without alienating a large number of clients?

Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

Why won't technicians stay?

June 1, 2007

In an exclusive roundtable discussion, consultants told Veterinary Economics how doctors can hold on to talented technicians and veterinary assistants.

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