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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Mar 01, 2007
A humble-sized facility loaded with extras, Atascocita Animal Hospital in Humble, Texas, is the 2007 Veterinary Economics Hospital of the Year.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 01, 2007
After 42 years in the same location, Grady Veterinary Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, has a fresh face but maintains its old spirit.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Nov 01, 2006
A large group of owners pooled money over a long period of time to build the Emergency Animal Clinic of Collin County, serving four cities.
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Jun 01, 2006
Higher building costs coupled with clients' higher expectations for care put you in a challenging position. Adopt these forward-thinking strategies to position your new practice for success.
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Jun 01, 2006
Here's a look at the features the judges applauded at this year's Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Competition—and a look at what they'd do differently.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Sep 01, 2005
Well-managed practices realize they need to reinvest to keep their practices moving forward. Here's how they plan to leverage their facilities.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Aug 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Are you making the most of your practice space? Find out by breaking down your earnings by square foot and comparing your numbers with these averages for each profit center.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Jun 05, 2005
Thoughtfully planned plumbing systems help prevent messes and aggravation down the road. Follow these guidelines for clog- and hassle-free practice plumbing.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Jun 01, 2005
Learn from these examples and avoid traffic snarls in your new practice.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2005
It's considered the largest privately-owned veterinary practice in the country tipping the scales at 58,631 square feet. For Dr. Anthony J. DeCarlo and partner Dr. Thomas S. Trotter, the distinction wasn't even part of the design.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Jul 01, 2004
All doctors who plan to build hear from colleagues who've been there before that they should build bigger than they think they need to. Drs. Kate Knutson and Steve Barghusen took those words to heart--working in an extra 3,700 square feet for future expansion.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: May 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
Not every profit center suits every practice. How do you decide what to add? Follow these steps from Practice Management Editor Mark Opperman, CVPM, president of VMC Inc. in Evergreen Colo., and Indianapolis.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: May 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
The Center for Specialized Veterinary Care, a new hospital in Long Island, N.Y., is the first to offer pet owners private rooms so they can stay with their hospitalized pets 24 hours a day.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Apr 01, 2003
Soon-to-be-moms, nursing moms, and toddlers are a part of practice now more than ever. And as an ever-increasing number of female veterinarians seek employment, and eventually ownership, women’s needs will influence facility design even more.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Mar 01, 2003
Five years ago Dr. Neil Shaw and his 14 associates worked from a 1,500-square-foot facility. They had so little exam space they were forced to consult with clients over a picnic table or across the seat of a client’s car. Dr. Shaw knew he needed more room, so he built an 11,575-square-foot facility to house 75 staff members in 1999—a facility that won a 2000 Merit Award from Veterinary Economics.