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Veterinary Innovation Podcast

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The Veterinary Innovation Podcast covers the most interesting, exciting, and controversial topics in the industry today. Veterinary technology entrepreneurs Shawn Wilkie and Dr. Ivan Zakharenkov chat with industry leaders and innovators about the biggest challenges they’re facing - and how they’re overcoming them.

The Veterinary Innovation Podcast covers the most interesting, exciting, and controversial topics in the industry today. Veterinary technology entrepreneurs Shawn Wilkie and Dr. Ivan Zakharenkov chat with industry leaders and innovators about the biggest challenges they’re facing - and how they’re overcoming them.

Location:

Canada

Description:

The Veterinary Innovation Podcast covers the most interesting, exciting, and controversial topics in the industry today. Veterinary technology entrepreneurs Shawn Wilkie and Dr. Ivan Zakharenkov chat with industry leaders and innovators about the biggest challenges they’re facing - and how they’re overcoming them.

Language:

English


Episodes

115 - Jeff Barnes | Aimalojic

9/16/2021
The idea of filtering human blood to remove toxins is not new, but applying that concept to veterinary medicine can help save lives. This week, Shawn & Ivan speak with Jeff Barnes of Aimalojic about blood filtering devices for veterinary medicine. Jeff recommends Zoobiquity by Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz & Kathryn Bowers (amzn.to/3nCTjGO). Learn more about Jeff at aimalojic.com.

Duration:00:22:09

114 - Aaron Oaks | United Pet Care

9/9/2021
Even though 75% of the workforce has a pet at home, only 2% of those pets are insured. Why such a disparity, and how can we increase the rate of adoption for insurance? This week, Shawn & Ivan welcome Aaron Oaks of United Pet Care to discuss pet benefits. Aaron recommends Pet Nation by Mark L. Cushing (amzn.to/3nduyk1) & The Lean Startup by Eric Reis (amzn.to/3BQanwG). Learn more about Aaron at unitedpetcare.com.

Duration:00:22:26

113 - Janel Young | Pet Owner Diary

9/2/2021
More and more, creating and maintaining a loving relationship with a pet is becoming the primary reason for many to have one. This week, Shawn & Ivan speak with Janel Young of Nava Pets about the differences between pet parents and pet owners. Janel recommends Dogs (bit.ly/3ydFoZ7). Learn more about Janel at petownerdiary.com.

Duration:00:21:26

112 - Dr. Beth Davidow | The Veterinary Idealist

8/26/2021
Empowering clinic employees to reduce areas of friction can result in a higher-quality medical experience for all, This week, Shawn & Ivan welcome Dr. Beth Davidow of the Veterinary Idealist to talk about improving the quality of veterinary medicine. Beth recommends Radical Candor by Kim Scott (amzn.to/3DcC2JP). Learn more about Beth at vetidealist.com.

Duration:00:25:48

111 - Edgar Goluch | QSM Diagnostics

8/19/2021
Mail-in testing became more widespread due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but the method can also be applied to testing for infectious diseases in pets. This week, Shawn & Ivan speak with Edgar Goluch of QSM Diagnostics about pseudomonas bacteria testing. Edgar recommends High Output Management by Andrew Grove (amzn.to/3AO77RU). Learn more about Edgar at qsmdiagnostics.com

Duration:00:21:31

110 - Kirk Augustine | Animal Health Digest

8/12/2021
With the constant stream of news in the veterinary space, it can be difficult to know what is most important or relevant. This week, Shawn & Ivan speak with Kirk Augustine of Animal Health Digest about the curation of content for veterinary professionals. Kirk recommends It's Not About You by Tom Rath (amzn.to/3jJX5uh) & Cracking the Code to Leadership by G. Thomas Herrington, Patrick T. Malone & James Georges (amzn.to/3AB4kvu) Learn more about Kirk at animalhealthdigest.com.

Duration:00:23:04

109 - Marcie Whichard | Veterinary Innovation Summit

8/5/2021
What does the future of work in veterinary medicine look like? How can we best serve clients over the next decade? This week, Shawn & Ivan welcome Marcie Whichard of the Veterinary Innovation Council to discuss this year's Veterinary Innovation Summit. Marcie recommends The Future of the Professions by Richard Susskind & Daniel Susskind (amzn.to/2TT16n8). Learn more about Marcie at veterinaryinnovationsummit.com.

Duration:00:19:05

108 - Dr. Mark Olcott | VitusVet

7/29/2021
How might veterinary clinics be able to optimize their payment and inventory processes to create more convenient experiences? This week, Shawn & Ivan are joined by Dr. Mark Olcott of VitusVet to talk about merchant services for veterinary clinics. Mark recommends Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey Moore (amzn.to/3j0nQdC). Learn more about Mark at vitusvet.com.

Duration:00:24:29

107 - Chelsea Rhoads | IVEE

7/22/2021
Pet records can be a useful source of information to help veterinary clinics make business decisions, but this data is often just siloed off and not acted upon. This week, Shawn & Ivan chat with Chelsea Rhoads of IVEE about data consolidation platforms. Chelsea recommends Let's Revive the Golden Rule by Karen Armstrong (bit.ly/3znDC8V), Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Graves (amzn.to/36RYt81) & Born to Run by Christopher McDougall (amzn.to/36RrmkH). Learn more about...

Duration:00:22:04

106 - Dr. Philippe Moreau | Medi-Productions

7/15/2021
Video content can not only be used to entertain within the veterinary clinic; there's also a huge opportunity for education. This week, Shawn & Ivan chat with Dr. Philippe Moreau of Medi-Productions about engaging pet owners with video content. Philippe recommends To Sell Is Human by Daniel Pink (amzn.to/3wFvVct) & The No Asshole Rule by Robert Sutton (amzn.to/36zAdYa). Learn more about Philippe at mediproductions.com.

Duration:00:24:56

105 - Sajna Massey | Sylvester AI

7/8/2021
Cats are far less likely than other animals to be brought into veterinary clinics, but they still need to have their health looked after. This week, Shawn & Ivan speak with Sajna Massey of Sylvester AI about AI-based remote patient monitoring. Sajna recommends Working Backwards by Colin Bryar & Bill Carr (amzn.to/36zjIvr). Learn more about Sajna at sylvester.ai.

Duration:00:18:42

104 - Jason Scott | Google

7/1/2021
Startups present innovative solutions to challenging problems, but there are many challenges in developing both a successful product and company. This week, Shawn & Ivan speak with Jason Scott of Google about trends in the startup ecosystem. Jason recommends Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi & Tahl Raz (amzn.to/3Ab9miV) & Building For Everyone by Annie Jean-Baptiste (amzn.to/3AeZTqx). Learn more about Jason at startup.google.com.

Duration:00:27:48

103 - Alan Robinson | VetDynamics

6/24/2021
A recent study has found that there can be a negative correlation between client satisfaction and mental health in vets. This week, Shawn & Ivan speak with Alan Robinson of VetDynamics about how having high levels of empathy can lead to burnout. Alan recommends The Self-Worth Safari by John Niland (amzn.to/3gQQttJ). Learn more about Alan at vetdynamics.co.uk.

Duration:00:28:57

102 - Dr. Kemba Marshall | Marshall Recruiting Consortium

6/17/2021
Having diverse teams creates an opportunity to take advantage of different perspectives and experiences. This week, Shawn & Ivan speak with Dr. Kemba Marshall of Marshall Recruiting Consortium about diversity, equity, and inclusion in veterinary medicine. Kemba recommends Becoming by Michelle Obama (amzn.to/3cL6EGs). Learn more about Kemba at marshallrecruitingconsortium.com.

Duration:00:24:23

101 - Dr. Kurt Phillips | City Way Animal Clinics

6/10/2021
In order for veterinary clinics to run smoothly, there needs to be processes, systems, accountability, and trust. This week, Shawn & Ivan speak with Dr. Kurt Phillips of City Way Animal Clinics about how to become a successful veterinary CEO. Kurt recommends Traction by Gino Wickman (amzn.to/3zfU1wV) & The E-Myth by Michael Gerber (amzn.to/3gqJBSi). Learn more about Kurt at citywayanimalclinics.com.

Duration:00:20:03

Celebrating 100 Episodes of the Veterinary Innovation Podcast

6/3/2021
To celebrate the 100th episode of the Veterinary Innovation Podcast, Shawn and Ivan are joined by podcast producer Matthew Rawle to chat about how their companies are innovating within the veterinary domain. Shawn recommends Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill (amzn.to/3fKsoEE) & Stealing Fire by Steven Kotler (amzn.to/3i95rwb). Ivan recommends The Art of Impossible by Steven Kotler (amzn.to/3pkGRKr). Learn more about Shawn at talkatoo.com. Learn more about Ivan at vetintegrations.com.

Duration:00:23:09

99 - Gene O'Neill | NAVC

5/27/2021
This year's Veterinary Meeting and Expo is a hybrid conference across physical and digital spaces that is sure to provide a unique experience. This week, Shawn & Ivan welcome Gene O'Neill of the North American Veterinary Community to discuss innovation in virtual conferences. Gene recommends The Goal by Eliyahu Goldratt (amzn.to/3fpo0uj). Learn more about Gene at navc.com.

Duration:00:21:10

98 - Christina Lopes | FidoCure

5/20/2021
Six million dogs are diagnosed with cancer yearly, but many of the developments from human medicine aren't applied. This week, Shawn & Ivan welcome Christina Lopes, CEO and Co-founder of One Health Company and its flagship product FidoCure, to talk about transforming canine cancer research and treatment. Christina recommends The Hard Thing About Hard Things (amzn.to/3ynnu7J) and What You Do is Who You Are (amzn.to/3u7luNj), both by Ben Horowitz. Learn more about Christina at...

Duration:00:31:06

97 - Anthony Chadwick | The Webinar Vet

5/13/2021
From video conferences to virtual reality, there are an increasing number of unique and interesting ways to help educate veterinarians. Shawn & Ivan chat with Anthony Chadwick of The Webinar Vet about veterinary education in the 21st century. Anthony recommends Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg & Alan Eagle (amzn.to/3y1iK7D) & Factfulness by Hans Rosling (amzn.to/3uKEh27). Learn more about Anthony at thewebinarvet.com.

Duration:00:23:34

96 - Mark DeCourcy | Ellie Diagnostics

5/6/2021
Veterinary diagnostic testing can be expensive, and pet owners may not be able to easily understand the results. This week, Shawn & Ivan chat with Mark DeCourcy of Ellie Diagnostics about innovation in the diagnostic business. Mark recommends Shoe Dog by Phil Knight (amzn.to/3b4kzqz). Learn more about Mark at elliediagnostics.com.

Duration:00:20:54