Articles by Mark Opperman, CVPM - dvm360
Articles by Mark Opperman, CVPM

Make 'em stick

Feb 1, 2007

Use these 15 ideas to bond team members to your hospital—and keep your veterinary practice from peeling apart.

Employee exit survey

Feb 1, 2007

Use this exclusive survey to gain feedback when your team members leave your practice.

10 tips to boost profitability

Jan 1, 2007

You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Implementing these ideas that boost the bottom line.

Delegate & double-check

Dec 1, 2006

Grit your teeth and make the handoff. Offer up the responsibility that goes with the work. And build in both accountability and meaningful rewards.

Use your voicemail

Nov 1, 2006

Five pluses to to using your voicemail to get the right messages to the right people in a timely manner.

Mobile compensation

Oct 1, 2006

How much should I compensate a mobile veterinarian who wants to perform surgeries and dentals at my clinic? She'd conduct the procedures but use my clinic's equipment, staff, and drugs for her clientele.

Ready set grow!

Oct 1, 2006

You're stoked about offering your clients new services and products. But your team's response is underwhelming. Here's how to get started and get your team onboard.

Wanted: Able associate, must love dogs

Sep 1, 2006

It's tougher than ever to get a strong new associate. But these strategies can help your practice stand out.

Sticky salary situation

Sep 1, 2006

I've been with the same clinic for seven years. There's a lot of turnover, and my boss hires new graduates. Depending on my day, I'm stuck playing teacher with up to three new veterinarians. My boss isn't around much and says I'm not pulling my weight given what I'm being paid. How can I explain the situation to him?

Hospital Design
Hospital Design

A gutted building finds new life in Culver City, California



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