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Building A Collaborative Care Community with Katie Brooks


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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.



  1. Lefbom BK, Peckens NK. Impact of collaborative care on survival time for dogs with congestive heart failure and revenue for attending primary care veterinarians. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2016;249(1):72-6.
  2. Collaborative Care Coalition, et al. 2015 specialist referrals among companion animal veterinary practices. Collaborative Care Coalition website. Published September 2, 2015. Accessed February 23, 2021.

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