Flirting with Disaster

By: Debbie Boone, BS, CVPM  I sat in on a panel discussion about data.  Now this subject alone may turn you off and appear to be a potential snooze fest but give me a minute.  The discussion was about what happens to your practice data when outside parties like online pharmacies and apps have access.  A lot of really great comments were made because this is a little scary if you stop to consider what COULD happen.  I think many of us are familiar with the unfortunate emails that went out to veterinary clients when Vets First Choice and Henry
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Telemedicine is Here to Stay – or it Should Be!

By: Debbie Boone, BS, CVPM – Originally published on VitusVet.com. I know – Every veterinary hospital I know has changed the typical in-clinic exam protocol to having clients wait in the car while the pet is cared for, then returned to the owner for a phone call discussion of the findings. Many practices are “duct taping “a telehealth process together with a combo of free apps like Zoom, Calendly & Pay Pal … I get it. I have been in vet med for 35 years and we LOVE free stuff. We are creative and inventive by nature when it comes to solutions.
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