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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Jun 01, 2006
Use these guidelines to balance appearance, cost, and durability when you choose interior building materials.
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Jun 01, 2006
You want to build a safe, comfortable work environment. Not too hot. Not too cold. Here's how to make sure your facility is "just right."
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 01, 2006
Look beyond the price tag when you buy, then track usage and profitability carefully to make the most of your purchase.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Neel Veterinary Hospital in Oklahoma City, a paperless practice that purchased its first computer and electronic medical record system in 1993, prides itself on its commitment to using the latest technology. “Adding computer radiography was a natural step in the evolution of our practice,” says co-owner Dr. Tina Neel.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 01, 2004
My treatment area is on the small side, and I wish I could give myself more space to work. Is there a better way to arrange my equipment and supplies so I’m not tripping over everything?
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Oct 01, 2004
My treatment area is on the small side, and I wish I could give myself more space to work. Is there a better way to arrange my equipment and supplies so I'm not tripping over everything?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2004
"One, zero, eight, nine, eight." I presume the sales representative was stating the price in this manner to lessen the impact.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2003
Go beyond asking questions to find definitive answers
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Mar 01, 2001
Buying the right radiograph machine takes research. Dr. David S. Biller, Dipl. ACVR, a radiology professor at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan., suggests you consider these factors when choosing a unit:
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Feb 01, 2001
You'd probably like to own an ultrasound machine, but before spending your hard-earned money, take time to determine whether you really need and will use one. "Ultrasound is to soft tissues what radiographs are to the bone, and we certainly see more soft tissue injuries than we do bone injuries," says Dr. Tracy Turner, Professor of Large Animal Surgery at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul, Minn. "You can't live without an ultrasound machine if you do lots of reproduction and lameness work. And it's also useful for visualizing the heart, lungs, pleural cavity, intestines, and other internal organs."
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Jul 01, 2000
Your new computer is humming on your desk. So what do you do with the old one collecting dust in the corner?
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Jun 01, 2000
Q. I'm shopping for a new radiograph machine. Which offers greater tax advantages, buying or leasing?
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Mar 01, 2000
You know the benefits of offering a complete in-house lab. You--and anxious pet owners--can get quick answers on complex cases, and you can begin treatment immediately rather than hospitalizing the patient until you receive test results the next morning. In addition, owning high-tech gadgets lets you practice high-quality medicine.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Aug 01, 1999
You've spent a year researching the benefits of laser surgery, and you think this new service will enhance your practice's surgical options. You've even selected the unit and considered financing options. But have you done all your homework? Before you buy expensive equipment, take time to calculate the financial benefits--and hidden costs.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Aug 01, 1999
When you dream about new equipment, also consider replacing existing units that no longer meet your needs. As you compose your wish list, ask these questions to determine whether an item is still efficient: