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Beyond the Numbers Blog Thoughts & Advice on Veterinary Practice Management

Here’s How and Why We Used Our Secret Sauce to Make AAHA/VMG Chart of Accounts Adoption Easier

It’s no secret that the coding of transactions in our industry is a bit of a mess. Over time, practices have built their own systems for keeping track of the services they perform and the products they sell using unique codes in their PIMS (practice information management system). Any reader of this blog...Read More

Let’s Look at the Veterinary Data Ecosystem: How it Works, Who’s Who, and How Your Practice Data is Being Used by Data Partners

There’s a lot of talk again in our industry about the uses of veterinary data. I’ve spent many many hours on this topic over the last eight years and a disproportionate number of them over the last several weeks. I’d like to share my framework for understanding the use of data in our...Read More

Solid Veterinary Practice Advice: Most Popular Blogs of 2018

Well it’s that time of year again. As we close out 2018 and look forward to ringing in another new year, we thought we’d pause a little to reflect on all the awesome content that the By the Numbers blog by VetSuccess has turned out! We welcomed some new authors and tackled several...Read More

VetSuccess CEO interviewed by NAVC Spark following VetPartners Hot Rocks Presentations

Watch as our fearless leader Martin Traub-Werner is interviewed by NAVC Spark following his presentation at the VetPartners mid-year meetings. Martin revealed the results of a groundbreaking VetSuccess study at the VetPartners Hot Rocks presentations, which showcase the hottest ideas and trends and the best innovations and tools. “We actually found a direct...Read More

5 More Things I Learned at the 2017 AVMA Economic Summit

In my January 11 post, I shared five valuable things I learned at the 2017 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Economic Summit. Given the vast quantity of information shared at the summit, the takeaways warranted a Part Two. Here they are — the second five of my top 10 summit takeaways: 1. Debt...Read More

Veterinary Economics: 5 Things I Learned at the AVMA Economic Summit

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Economic Summit is an annual gathering of leading experts and bright minds in veterinary economics. My colleague Will and I had the pleasure of attending as keen observers. Our goal: understanding how we could apply expert economic insights towards better client and patient care. Speakers shared data...Read More

Valuable Advice for Veterinary Practice Success: A Year in Review

As I often do when year-end approaches, I’ve been looking back over the past 12 months to see what accomplishments we might raise a glass to at the VetSuccess holiday gathering. From the launch of our How to use your data webinar series to our new partnership with the WMPB study team, we...Read More

Aspire to Become One of the Country’s Most Well-Managed Veterinary Practices

For more than 30 years, WTA Veterinary Consultants has been studying 100 of the best-of-the-best veterinary practices across the U.S. to gain insights into the secrets of their success. Each year, we share the results in our Well-Managed Practice® Benchmarks Study (WMPB®). This study is a labor of love, developed and designed to truly...Read More

Why Implement Genetics Testing in Companion Animal Practice?

As veterinarians and animal health care team members there are many factors that compete for our attention. Balancing practice ownership and hospital operations, patient case management and client interactions is time consuming. As a result, most of our time is spent managing the present. What trends and opportunities are you missing by not...Read More

The Future of Veterinary Medicine

My friends, I have seen the future. It isn't every day that I get a chance to chat with a veterinary futurist, but that day came a couple of weeks ago. By trying to predict the future, veterinary futurism is by its very nature an inexact science. But there are certain developments in...Read More