Do you love Clinician's Brief: The Podcast? Well, you're in luck! Clinician's Brief Partner Podcast is here! Join host Katie Berlin, DVM, as she dives into conversations with industry leaders on clinical and business topics. Enjoy this sneak peek series with Dr. Berlin, brought to you by CareCredit and Pets Best.
In the fourth episode of this 5-part series exploring a proactive approach to veterinary care, host Katie Berlin, DVM, and Katie Brooks, LVT, CVPM, explore how collaboration between general practice, specialty, and emergency veterinary teams can lead to longer, healthier lives for patients. As CEO of Chesapeake Veterinary Cardiology Associates, Katie Brooks shares how their practice culture prioritizes mutually respectful relationships with referring practices and how this open communication and culture of gratitude benefit clients and patients.
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