Using Simple Practice Metrics to Improve Profitability and Practice Value: A Financial Dashboard that Works (2010)
Practice Management |  Finance
Monday |  9:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||214B



Edward Blach DVM, MS, MBA
Dr Ed Inc

Dr. Ed Blach is an entrepreneur and veterinary management specialist. He is co-founder and President of Ask.Vet, a veterinary technology company and founder, co-owner of, a site dedicated to help improve the profitability and value of veterinary practices. He is also former CEO of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, KY and a facilitator of four Veterinary Management Groups for companion animal, mixed, and equine practices. Dr. Blach is a CEO coach to more than 80 veterinary practice CEO's. Ed is co-inventor of 14 US and international patents that are the result of his passion for innovation and business. He is a passionate outdoorsman who loves cycling and fishing in the mountains of Colorado, and he is married, with 6 children.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 2.00
CE Level: 2


This session is appropriate for anyone who is interested in improving practice profitability and enterprise value. Practice owners, veterinary associates, students, industry executives, industry reps, practice managers, and others will find this discussion useful.

Learning Objectives

1. Provide background on the importance of managing for profitibility and the impact of focused mnagement of a few areas of practice operations

2. Demonstrate the use of a simple financial dashboard to drive practice improvements, and the use of adn the data dashboard tools that are available

3. Educate about proper formatting and presentation of data in Trailing 12 charts to have maximal impact

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