CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--dvm360®, the No. 1 multimedia platform in the veterinary industry, is pleased to announce that the VCA West Coast Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospital and Fenton River Veterinary Hospital have been named the winners of the 2021 Hospital Design Competition.
“We are proud to honor creative and innovative veterinary hospitals such as the VCA West Coast Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospital and Fenton River Veterinary Hospital as the winners of our Hospital Design Competition,” said Mike Hennessy Jr., president and CEO of MJH Life Sciences™, the parent company of dvm360®. “Both of their practice designs truly stood out among the contestants, and we look forward to celebrating their success in front of their colleagues and peers at our dvm360® Fetch Conference in Kansas City in August.”
VCA West Coast Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospital in Fountain Valley, California, has been named winner of the Hospital of the Year award in the over-8,000-square-feet category. VCA strives to continuously improve the standard of care for its hospitals and veterinary medicine through the compassionate, high-quality primary and specialty care at a nationwide family of over 1,000 hospitals. VCA’s team combines dedication to helping animals with care to deliver the medical expertise that animals deserve, and that owners can trust.
Fenton River Veterinary Hospital in Stafford Springs, Connecticut, was named Hospital of the Year in the under-8,000-square-feet category. FRVH is a mixed-animal hospital and ambulatory practice serving Tolland County and the surrounding communities. The doctors and staff are committed to providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to their patients while educating and assisting clients in all aspects of animal care. FRVH strives to exceed the client’s and patient’s expectations by showing respect, compassion and treating all animals as if they were their own.
“We are honored to have had many submissions for our 2021 Hospital Design Contest given the year of uncertainty,” said Adam Christman, D.V.M., MBA, chief veterinary officer of dvm360®. “Our winners have truly shown innovation, creativity and ingenuity. We thank them for elevating the veterinary profession and wish them all the great success in their new hospitals.”
dvm360®’s Hospital Design Competition honors the most attractive, efficient and customer-friendly veterinary hospitals in the United States. A panel of veterinary hospital design experts evaluated the strengths and standout features of each practice to ultimately crown a Hospital of the Year winner in each size category, as well as several Merit Awards. The winning hospitals and Merit Award winners will be featured in dvm360® magazine and on dvm360.com. The two overall winners will also receive a commemorative plaque to hang in their lobby.
The overall and Merit Award winners will be recognized at the HospitalDesign360™ conference in Kansas City, Missouri, August 25-27, 2021.
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The leading media-content provider in the veterinary market, dvm360® has been in operation for more than 50 years. It provides readers with top-of-the-line digital and print content that focuses on every aspect of a veterinary professional’s life. In addition, dvm360® hosts continuing education (CE) conferences that provide a 360-degree educational engagement experience for veterinary professionals. These conferences include several Fetch dvm360® conferences and the Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference®, CE events that have been a staple in the veterinary community for decades. dvm360® is a brand of MJH Life Sciences™, the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America. MJH Life Sciences™ dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels.