Topic: Legal and Regulatory

Virtual Physical Exams

We want to be sure we’re providing the best care possible for our patients- which can be difficult when we can’t put our hands on them! Often, that in-person physical exam is necessary for any sort of diagnosis or treatment. But what about the cases we can handle virtually, after hours needs, triage, rechecks, or …

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Telehealth Communication Tips

Communicating in a digital environment, especially when discussing sensitive topics like sick pets or client finances, can be difficult and uncomfortable. Here’s a few tips Dr. Jess has learned from providing telehealth over the last several years that result in happier clients, team members, and pets. 1. Provide a warm, empathetic experience- especially when using …

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Practice Self Assessment

Practice Self Assessment Welcome to the world of virtual health! At Anipanion, we’re here for you every step of the way—but we also know that sometimes, the first step is the hardest. Let’s start with a self-assessment. Here are ten questions you need to ask yourself—and reflect on the answers to—before you dive into selecting …

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VCPR and Regulatory Issues

Confusion about what can and cannot be done for your patients using telehealth is normal. First step- don’t panic. Here at Anipanion, we’ve got your back! A great place to start is to check with your local VMA and state boards for advice, but in general: If you have a Veterinary-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR) with a …

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Telehealth Foundations: Your Starting Point to Understanding Virtual Care

Dr. Jess Trimble is a veterinarian who is passionate about how virtual health and new technologies can improve the lives of the whole veterinary team and enhance practice operations, while also improving pet health and making care more affordable. She is an experienced general practitioner, telehealth consultant, speaker, and the Chief Veterinary Officer of Anipanion.