Staffing costs are one of the most significant expenses in a veterinary practice and controlling these costs remains one of the most challenging issues for most practice managers and owners. Even in actively managed practices, it still can be a struggle to get... Read more
Amazing to think that we will soon be in the next decade. While 2020 always sounded like it was in the distant future; here it is. A new year presents a new opportunity to capitalize on your hard work and either sell your practice or work on a sound exit strategy.... Read more
Wilson McManus II, DVM CVPM & Kris Smith CVPM ~ Many of today’s veterinary hospitals can receive up to 80% of their payments for services and products electronically by credit card, debit card or App based payments. This percentage could be even higher in the... Read more
By: Nikki Nitz, CPA, CMA – Simmons Northwest & Simmons Midwest A common theme I am hearing from potential clients right now is, “Nikki, I just want to be a doctor and practice medicine. I don’t want to deal with all the management headaches anymore.” Can you... Read more
What’s the difference, and what impact does it have on practice buyers and sellers? Byron Farquer, DVM, CVA Each veterinary practice has two main assets classes, tangible and intangible. Tangible assets include items you can pick up and carry around like furniture,... Read more
By: Casey Dubbs, Sherry Everhart, BS, RVT and David McCormick, MS, CVA “Not finance. Not strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and so rare.” – Patrick Lencioni Most practice... Read more
The new 3rd edition expands and amends the sold out 2nd edition. Written by the experts at Simmons, this book is aimed at helping veterinarians better understand the intricacies of veterinary practice sales, valuations and ownership.