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Articles by Jessica Harper

Jessica Harper

A generation apart
February 1, 2007

Baby boomers enjoy a position of authority in many practices, strongly influencing workplace culture. Here's an inside look at how they shape practice.

Just in the nick of time
November 1, 2006

You need the right inventory, in the right place, at the right time. These 8 experts give concrete strategies to help you achieve that goal.

Breed bans: Where do you stand?
September 6, 2006

Like many citizens, I think, I feel split on the issue of breed-specific legislation. And it doesn't seem like the news stories I hear or read are tapping veterinarians for information. Yet you're exposed to all types of breeds. And you know about animal behavior. Should some breeds with aggressive tendencies be singled out?

If you market, they will come
July 1, 2006

The key to attracting a crowd: Knowing what your clients want and raising your level of service to meet their needs. Then you can tap marketing tactics to spread the word.

3 steps to internal compliance
July 1, 2006

Agree on the basic care you want to deliver at your veterinary hospital. Write it down. And get all your team members heading in the same direction.

Apples to apples
July 1, 2005

Look at the choices to decide which practice management software system best meets your needs—and learn what users say about their systems' best and worst features.

What would you do?
February 1, 2005

You and your staff members likely make tough ethical decisions every day. Yet only 43 percent of respondents to a recent survey by, an online resource and team training center, say their practice teams discuss ethics.


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