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Articles by Michael H. Riegger, DVM, Dipl. ABVP

Michael H. Riegger, DVM, Dipl. ABVP

Dr. Riegger, Dipl. ABVP, is chief medical officer at Northwest Animal Clinic Hospital and Specialty Practice. Contact him (505) 898-0407, via e-mail at or Find him on AVMA's NOAH as the practice management moderator. Order his books "Management for Results" and "More Management for Results" by calling (505) 898-1491.

The veterinary brain, interrupted
June 1, 2014

Interruptions kill productivity, making your brain work harder to cope. Try these 12 steps to increase your focus and enhance patient care at your veterinary clinic.

Prevent explosions by tackling conflict at its source
March 1, 2014

Identify and address the root of each problem promptly—you'll learn from your issues and create a pleasant environment at your veterinary practice.

It's true: Walmart can be a veterinary practice builder
February 1, 2013

Sound impossible? It's not. Embracing the $4 prescription model will benefit your veterinary practice and help you provide the best care for patients.

Veterinary practice owners can change a belief into evidence
October 1, 2012

Start gathering patient data and tracking outcomes in your veterinary practice to stop practicing one-size-fits-all medicine.

Examples of issues to track on green sheets in your veterinary hospital
October 1, 2012

Here are some issues currently on my green sheets.

How to use green sheets in your veterinary practice
October 1, 2012

Here are seven tips to help you get started and make the most of green sheets.

12 secrets to Mayo Clinic's success that may help your veterinary practice
July 1, 2012

Just like this institution, your veterinary practice can be a well-oiled machine.

Adapt your veterinary practice or die
May 1, 2012

20 issues driving change in our veterinary profession.

Vaccines aren't dead, but your veterinary practice's fee schedule may be
April 1, 2012

Follow these 10 steps to rejuvenate your practice's fee schedule and pricing strategy


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