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Practice Management

Dr. Rob Gribble 

Hallsville Veterinary Hospital  /  Hallsville, TX

Lose Your Pharmacy and Keep the Revenue – One Injection at a Time

With pharmacy changes being an issue for 20 years, This discussion focuses on how to keep you pharmacy in your hands, in your syringes, and in your bank. Satisfied clients, better compliance, and better patient outcomes are just part of the benefits when you start sending your pharmacy out your door “WRAPPED IN FUR” not in a prescription bag.

5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

Feeling appreciated in the workplace ALWAYS appears on any survey that seeks to find out what motivates staff members, and a lack of appreciation can make a staff less efficient, less productive, and generally unsatisfied with their job.  All of these things can lead to high turnover rates and drain the motivation from a staff. This will be a presentation based on the Best-Selling book by Paul White and Gary Chapman entitled The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace.

Simplify Your Practice

Over the past 20 years, practice management professionals have been pushing hard to improve the traditional practice model, and it has taken 20 years to make an impact on the profession.  Now many veterinarians are watching their practices grow as a result of management decisions that may have been ignored 20 years ago, but we still have too many practices struggling to make ends meet.

Putting Your Smart Device to Work for You in Practice

Let’s talk about using your smart device in practice. We use them every day, all day anyway.  Why haven’t we harnessed this powerful tool to increase our “touch count” with your clients?

The Million Dollar Veterinarian

Data from an ongoing project by Dr. Gribble that collects information from veterinarians who produce over $1,000,000 per year. These veterinarians are not easy to find but they are out there and they each have a story to tell.

Dr. Rob Gribble is a Veterinary Business Consultant, Veterinary Management speaker, as well as Owner/Solo Practitioner of Hallsville Veterinary Hospital in Hallsville Texas. Dr. Gribble graduated from LSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997.

Association Memberships:

  • VetPartners
  • VHMA – Veterinary Hospital Management Association
  • AVMA – American Veterinary Medical Association
  • TVMA-  Texas Veterinary Medical Association Member
  • Past-President of East Texas Veterinary Medical Association Texas Association of Veterinary Practitioners – Group recognized by the TVMA for receiving >50 hours of CE each year.
  • Member/Shareholder & Past-President of East Texas Pet Emergency in Longview TX
  • Member/Shareholder Tyler Animal Emergency Clinic in Tyler TX Received Veterinary Practice Manager Certification (CVPM) in 2011

Recently completed authoring a chapter in Lowell Ackerman’s “ Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult” entitled “ Putting Your Smart Device to Work for You”

 Frequent speaker for local VMA’s on management topics such as:

  • Simplifying your practice to facilitate quicker learning curves for new hires
  • Putting you smart device to work for you
  • Fructosamine bonus plan
  • Bimodal Marketing How online and offline marketing can work synergistically.
  • Want to have a better day at work? Give you staff some ACE!
  • Appreciation, Compensation, Education
  • Putting your staff in charge of training each other

Medical Interests: CO2 Laser Surgery (Brachycephalic airway disease correction, ear ablations, anal sac removal, entropion, tumor removal, acral lick dermatitis ablation, feline declaw ) Radiology & Orthopedic fracture repair.

Dr. Steven Jenkins

CEOHR / Cedar Park , TX

Business Process Outsourcing – Maximizing Productivity and Revenue

Human Resource Administration, Compliance and Training – What’s Required, What’s Worthwhile

The Future of the Affordable Care Act and its Impact on Small Business

Risk Mitigation – Employee Issues and the Path of Destruction that can Follow


A strategic, results oriented business leader with significant experience in growing start-up and high growth businesses. A key focus area is providing comprehensive outsourcing solutions to help reduce costs and complexities related to employment, Human Resource Management and compliance, allowing companies to focus on their core business to achieve revenue goals. Steve studied at the University of Oklahoma, majoring in Organizational Communications and Management, and has served as a board member and in executive roles for several start-ups, as well as other industry organizations and client companies. A devoted husband and father, he is an outdoor enthusiast and avid fisherman.