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How IDEXX Lab Integration Gives Your Diagnostics a Dose of 21st Century Efficiency

In the age of smartphones, pet microchips, and cloud computing, ordering reference lab diagnostics with a paper form is a little like writing out paper cheques to pay your employees: it was probably the only option when you first opened your…
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What is "the Cloud" and what can it do for your veterinary practice?

The hours you lose to inefficient data management are at least as valuable as the pounds you spend updating outdated servers and recovering lost data: that's time and money that should be spent with your patients and on your practice.

The lucky winner of the Silverstone Aston Martin Driving Experience

At the 2016 BSAVA event,  IDEXX Animana hosted a raffle where visitors could win an Aston Martin Driving Experience day at Silverstone. Janet from Brentknoll Veterinary Centre in was one of the lucky winners. After BSAVA she took the time…

3 reasons why you should integrate your IDEXX analysers with Animana

What is two-way integration? When you implement two-way diagnostic integration, diagnostic order and result information flow seamlessly back and forth between your practice management software (where orders are placed and results are received),…

Why veterinarians should communicate using text messages

More and more companies are using text messages to communicate with their clients. In this modern world of email, social media, and instant messaging, we’ve found that text messages are actually one of the most effective ways you can…

Is it time to think the unthinkable and put your prices up?

By Alan Robinson B.V.Sc. MRCVS DMS, director of VetDynamics Throughout the last few years, the cost of running a veterinary practice has increased constantly. Whether it is drugs, utilities, insurances or equipment, the prices keep going…

Animana allows customers to book appointments online

Have you ever wondered how much time you and your staff were spending answering the phone to book appointments? Animana now supports online appointment booking - freeing up your precious administration time. Since version 2.11, Animana…

Animana is changing: Check out our new looks!

Your favorite veterinary practice management software is about to change to a sharper, better looking and even more intuitive User Interface (UI).  It will provide you with a more friendly experience, especially when using mobile devices.   This…

Software development; from demand to feature!

With more than 600 IDEXX Animana customers in the Netherlands and approximately 100 in other countries, most Animana users have great ideas for improving our practice management software! Ideally we would like these ideas to come to fruition…

A Guide to Choosing a Practice Management System – The Basics of a PMS

A practice management system (PMS) is a significant investment for any veterinary clinic or hospital, so it's essential to think it through and explore options before you commit to a specific vendor. Choosing veterinary software involves…