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Dr. Ivan Zak

Dr. Ivan Zakharenkov (aka Dr. Zak) is an emergency veterinarian with extensive experience in a variety of veterinary settings. He is the CEO and founder of Smart Flow Sheet. In 2006 he was a part of a successful startup diagnostic laboratory in Russia and previously served as Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Radiology at Moscow International University. He has experience in all aspects of veterinary medicine, working in over 30 international veterinary practice settings.
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Smart Flow System Security 1.0.0

Dr. Ivan Zak Aug 29, 2015 10:22:00 AM Topics: Advisory Lounge

While we are finishing first in kind Electronic Veterinary Anesthetic Sheet

This is an extensive description of Smart Flow System security feature as we see it and taken your comments into account.

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Smart Flow Security Feature

Dr. Ivan Zak Aug 24, 2015 2:11:00 PM

While the electronic anesthetic sheet is in the development phase, we would like to move on to designing the highly requested Smart Flow security feature. This will be especially useful in practices with a large number of employees and universitites. 

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Intraoperative Electronic Anesthetic Sheet Version 1.0.2

Dr. Ivan Zak May 18, 2015 11:04:00 AM Topics: Advisory Lounge

Welcome to round two of the intraoperative electronic anesthetic sheet. Click here to revisit the original verison of the intraoperative page.

Please read through the features and take a peek at the new design. Tell us again what you think!

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Electronic Anesthetic Sheet: Intraoperative page

Dr. Ivan Zak May 6, 2015 4:51:20 PM Topics: Advisory Lounge

After the completion of the pre-op page of the anesthetic sheet, we are now ready to move on to the intraoperative page. 

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Electronic Anesthetic Sheet Final Pre-Op Page

Dr. Ivan Zak May 4, 2015 4:12:00 PM Topics: Advisory Lounge

After 3 versions, several comments and requests, here is the final release of the pre-op page of the electronic anesthetic sheet. 

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Electronic Anesthetic Sheet Version 1.0.3

Dr. Ivan Zak Apr 22, 2015 3:56:30 PM

After reviewing the feedback from the Electronic Anesthetic Sheet Version 1.0.2, we have released the next version.

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Electronic Anesthetic Sheet Version 1.0.2

Dr. Ivan Zak Apr 13, 2015 6:31:15 PM Topics: Advisory Lounge

Welcome back to the Smart Flow Sheet Advisory Board! We appreciate your help in delivering the very first Electronic Anesthetic Sheet to the veterinary community. 

We've read through all the suggestions after the first advisory board post. Now, here is a sketch of version 1.0.2 of the pre-op veterinary electronic anesthetic sheet. Carefully review all the information. Have we missed anything? Would you like to see a different layout? (click on the picture for a larger image)


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A Guide to Purchasing New Veterinary Software

Dr. Ivan Zak Mar 6, 2015 7:05:00 PM Topics: veterinary software

 SaaS or web-based technologies on demand.

Summary: This article outlines basic features of the most common Electronic Medical Record veterinary software products on the market and compares cloud-based to server-based business models. This article can serve as a practical guide for selecting your next Practice Management software.

 Dr. Ivan Zakharenkov, DVM, BS© 2016 Veterinarium Corp 

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First Smart Flow Blog

Dr. Ivan Zak Mar 6, 2015 5:23:00 PM

This post was originally published on December 01/2014 at our partner web site

It’s time to get to know a new tool for small animal practitioners caring for in-patients! At its heart, Smart Flow Sheet ( is a supercharged electronic flow sheet that brings the benefits of treatment reminders, automatic integrated billing and record keeping, and reduction of paper.

Do you think these seem like little changes, the kind not worth making? Think again. Providing a service that can better integrate and coordinate treatments can very well save the lives of your patients that can get lost in the chaos of a day at the veterinary hospital. 

Not convinced yet? How about the estimated $24,000 a year in savings veterinary hospitals gain by optimizing workflow with this system. 

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