Beyond the Numbers Blog Thoughts & Advice on Veterinary Practice Management

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

Vetsuccess founder shares an insider’s look at clinical dynamics within the practice management system at 2016 senior executive forum

This press release was originally published by Animalytics. We thought we'd share it on our blog as it references a talk our founder Martin Traub-Werner gave on a study we conducted on core vaccination frequency (Distemper- Adenovirus-Parvovirus) over a four-year period in a 300 practice sample. Kansas City, MO, May 16, 2016 Martin...Read More

Key performance indicators, part 1: Benchmarking your practice to the industry

As a practice manager or owner, in order to effectively keep your practice moving forward, you must measure where you are now on a regular basis. Typically, monthly measurement of key performance indicators (KPIs) benchmarked against not only industry standards, but also against your practice’s historical data, is the cornerstone for effective veterinary...Read More