“Animal Hospital” Posts

How to Efficiently Manage Multiple Veterinary Practices

How to Efficiently Manage Multiple Veterinary Practices

Managing patient care, operational efficiency, paperwork and client payments is a tall order. Add in multiple locations, and things get really interesting. Veterinary practitioners, office managers, receptionists and doctors all deal with this chaos somehow, but luckily, there are ways to manage multi-location veterinary hospitals and clinics with far more ease. With an old-school terminal, transactions are only recorded on individual paper receipt slips and on daily batch receipts that can only be printed once. If you have various departments and locations to manage, the paper-pushing shuffle can get tedious and cumbersome. The more paper you have to manage, the…

How to Easily Accept Online Payments for Your Veterinary Practice

How to Easily Accept Online Payments for Your Veterinary Practice

Veterinary practices commonly accept installment payments for high-cost surgeries, wellness plans and doggy daycares. Accepting these recurring payments can be a chore for front office staff, as they may need to mail authorization forms and wait to collect and verify payments. Luckily, in our digital age, you can securely store client cards on file and automate this task. The right Virtual Terminal makes that possible. However, automating recurring payments is just one measure you can take to increase your practice’s cash flow and reduce your accounts receivable. Another is enabling easy e-commerce payments for your veterinary practice. How to…

How Veterinary Practice Managers Can Streamline Reporting

How Veterinary Practice Managers Can Streamline Reporting

Keeping a pulse on your veterinary practice’s financials should be as easy as checking a patient’s medical record. Yet, most Merchant Service Providers don’t offer intuitive credit card processing systems to streamline the work put into financial reporting. Luckily, there is software that offers an all-in-one solution to simplify and streamline reporting efforts for you and your team. Say hello to the Virtual Terminal. Automatic Batching The end-of-day close takes time and can cause your front desk staff to stay late to batch out sales totals each day. With the Virtual Terminal, your batch-out process is simplified…

4 Features for Easy-to-Use Veterinary Payment Software

4 Features for Easy-to-Use Veterinary Payment Software

If you’re a veterinary practice owner or manager, there are a number of good reasons why you should prioritize ease of use when selecting practice management and financial software. For one, receptionist and admin roles often experience high turnover, so a short training period is crucial to helping your business operations run smoothly. For another, the veterinary practitioners we speak with value ease of use as their main software criteria. Lastly, an easy, intuitive system will help your practice run efficiently and keep your staff happy. After all, no one likes using a system that’s slow, cumbersome and…

How to Run a More Efficient Veterinary Front Office

How to Run a More Efficient Veterinary Front Office

Despite it being an overarching goal for nearly every practice manager, running the best veterinary practice is easier said than done. That’s because there’s multiple aspects to it, including maintaining efficiency, providing staff with the right tools to be successful, and ensuring patients and clients have a positive experience every time they visit. What if meeting your goal was within arms reach? Here are eight ways a payment system upgrade can help you run your front office more efficiently and get you that much closer to your goal. Paperless Transactions Hate having to manage and file paper receipt…