About the Veterinary Idealist

The veterinary industry is undergoing rapid and dramatic changes.  Ownership is becoming more consolidated in the hands of non-veterinarians while new veterinarians are finishing school with increasing debt loads.  These changes have influenced many industries and some would call them inevitable.  However, the idealist in me believes that by understanding the drivers of these changes, looking for bright spots, and by working together we can create a sustainable veterinary community that always puts pets and their people first.


Why Veterinarians should control Veterinary Hospitals

Why Veterinarians should control Veterinary Hospitals  The Myth of the paired administrator and medical leader For many years the mantra in human medicine has been that hospitals run best when an administrator and a medical leader are paired.  This structure allows business to be run by business folks and the medical side to be handled …