Tag Archives: VPI-Veterinary Economics Financial Health Study

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Where are veterinary prices heading now? Stay tuned!

Veterinary prices up or prices down? We’ll be letting the veterinary community know in just a few days now, as we’ll be releasing our second refresh of the Nationwide® | Purdue Veterinary Price Index on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET. We’ll be presenting at the North American Veterinary Community conference, … Continue reading Where are veterinary prices heading now? Stay tuned!

VPI's Curtis Steinhoff interviewed Greg O'Brien, MBA, about his experience with VPI-Preventive&Welness Services, or P&WS.

Do people who are not veterinarians have valuable insights to offer us?

You’re all smart, or you wouldn’t be veterinarians. I can almost feel you all nodding your heads, mouths forming the answer to the question posed in the title of this post. Those of you a little closer to the beginning of your veterinary careers and not that far out of … Continue reading Do people who are not veterinarians have valuable insights to offer us?

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Tomorrow’s veterinarians will need financial savvy to survive

Multigenerational veterinary practices and families with two or either three generations of veterinarians in them are not uncommon. But in the future, the children and grandchildren of veterinarians are going to have to be financially savvy to keep the family tradition going. That’s a pretty clear message from our VPI®-Veterinary … Continue reading Tomorrow’s veterinarians will need financial savvy to survive

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Is more debt the way out of student debt? For many veterinarians, the answer may be ‘yes’

Shortly after we released the executive summary of our VPI®-Veterinary Economics Financial Health Study at the North American Veterinary Community conference, I received a thoughtful e-mail from Dr. Richard Goebel, a colleague I have known and respected for years. He took issue with what he saw as a suggestion that … Continue reading Is more debt the way out of student debt? For many veterinarians, the answer may be ‘yes’