Dr. Dick Gebhart, a thought leader and innovator in the vet industry, joins the show to share what he is most proud to have brought to his colleagues in the first fifty years of his career. This includes turning a single DVM hospital into a facility covering a full Los Angeles city block. In addition, he developed the first practice management software because it was needed to run his hospital.
As a lifelong problem solver and opportunistic innovator, Dr. Gebhart is most excited about the future of veterinary medicine. Listen in to hear what he thinks is needed for veterinarians to continue to thrive and the importance of staying on top of innovative ideas. You’ll learn why he believes it’s important to understand the costs of services, some tips on developing a can-do attitude, and more.
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What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:
- How Dr. Gebhart bought his first practice and the intentionality behind the business model he used.
- Why he decided to start with a walk-in practice.
- How he is creating a pricing structure that his staff can understand and relay.
- Tips for those starting out in the veterinary business.
Resources In Today’s Episode:
- Dick Gebhart: LinkedIn
- James Yost: LinkedIn | SignatureFD
- Travis York: LinkedIn
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Disclosure: Travis York is the owner of Three and One Vet Advisors and a partner of SignatureFD. Three and One Vet Advisors is a veterinary consulting and strategic planning firm of which SignatureFD has no involvement or ownership. James Yost is a partner and wealth adviser at SignatureFD. SignatureFD is an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Three and One Vet Advisors and SignatureFD are not affiliated. Mr. York provides all non-investment advisory services through Three and One Vet Advisors. The opinions of the guests and the contents of this podcast are intended to be educational only and should not be relied upon as investment, tax, business, or planning advice. You should consult with a professional advisor prior to taking any course of action that may impact you or your business.