Inside Orthopedics

21 EpisodesProduced by Tiger Buford

An inside look at the Orthopedics industry. Brought to you by Tiger, an Orthopedics insider, blogger, and recruiter for early-stage Orthopedics companies.

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#21 - How to create innovation in orthopedics (10 min)

April 16th, 2019

10:03

Want innovation?  Interation could be the killer app for creating game-changing innovation today in orthopedics. 

Successful innovation giants that …

#20-Anatomy of a startup - 1st conversation with Erik Paul, CEO of Exiom who is bringing 3D printed casts to the US for better early fracture immobilization.

April 1st, 2019

17:06

3D printing is the most significant advance in fracture immobilization in decades and Exiom has the best solution.

Listen to this "live" interview …

#19-Anatomy of a startup - 1st conversation with the Micro C Founder, Dr. Greg Kolovich

April 1st, 2019

30:17

How does a surgeon take an idea and turn it into a solution that will change imaging in the operating room forever?  

Listen to this "live" interview …

#18 - A Random discussion between Joe Hage and Tiger Buford

March 13th, 2019

40:46

Eavesdrop into a cell phone conversation between Joe and Tiger.  We discuss a variety of topics, including:  orthopedics buying decisions, LinkedIn, building medical device communities with digital marketing, the future …

#17 - The 7 Benefits of Working Inside a Startup (7 mins)

February 9th, 2019

7:03

This one is for my orthopedic friends who think they might want to work inside a startup but don’t really understand the upsides.  I share the 7 real-world advantages of startup work in orthopedics. 

#16 - Why good people get stuck inside big Orthopedic companies (4:30 mins)

February 5th, 2019

4:39

This one is for orthopedic professionals working in big orthopedic companies and have an interest in moving to a smaller orthopedic company.  I share insights into how good people stuck and become "institutionalized". …

#15 - Are you ready for a Startup? (8:45 mins)

February 3rd, 2019

8:43

Most people do not know if they would excel inside a startup.  Answer 8 simple questions to see if you have the RIGHT STUFF.  Take the startup test …

#14 - An inside look at a successful startup – Ellipse Technologies (17 mins)

February 3rd, 2019

16:59

How did Ellipse go from a product concept to  an irresistible takeover target 8 years later?  I share 10 insights into this real-life success story from the early days to acquisition.  I was there.  

#13 - Who is Reinhold Schmieding? (19:30 mins)

January 30th, 2019

19:32

The story of how the Arthrex founder went from a startup to the king of Sports Medicine using a different focus and style from all the other Orthopedic giants.   Today, this little known executive is worth $5.9B (the …

#0 - Introduction to Inside Orthopedics (2 mins)

January 25th, 2019

1:58

In this series, you will hear unique insights into the orthopedic industry. Tiger will share trends,  emerging startups that he believes are poised …

#11 - The Secret Weapon for Orthopedic Startups (8 mins)

January 23rd, 2019

8:05

Startups can use RISK as a competitive weapon.  I share the experience at Ellipse Technologies where we used this weapon to blow past the competition …

#10 - Real Career Advice for Young Engineers in Orthopedics (10:30 mins)

January 22nd, 2019

10:31

Orthopedics has been great for me.  I want to give back. So this podcast is for the young engineers just starting out.  
I would like to share 16 …

# 9 - Why you should Fire your Marketing Leader (8:30 mins)

January 21st, 2019

8:32

Marketing leaders make alot of mistakes, especially in Orthopedics. 

Here I share 6 Red Flags to look for that you may need to make a change to your Marketing leadership.

#8 - Why you should fire your R&D Leader (6:20 mins)

January 18th, 2019

6:20

If your new product pipeline is not robust, then your R&D Leader could be the problem.  I review 8 specific Red Flags to look for in your R&D …

#7 - Six Early Hires that will Breed Success in your Orthopedic Startup (8 mins)

January 16th, 2019

8:01

Startup CEOs often ask for advice on the what kind of people to bring in early and in what order.  I will share my thoughts on the first six people to add. 

#6 - Dynamite for your Orthopedic Company

January 10th, 2019

9:02

5 traits to look for when hiring entrepreneurs to inject innovation into your orthopedic company. 

#5 - Dear CEO, the Future of Orthopedics is Software (7 mins)

January 6th, 2019

6:50

Something happened in 2018.  I saw the Orthopedic world shift.  It was subtle but real. This a wake-up call for my orthopedic peers as we head into the 2020 decade. 
Dear CEO, the future of orthopedics is software.

#4 - An Open Letter to Orthopedic Companies

January 6th, 2019

5:10

Stop being ordinary!!!!   It's time to be Remarkable.

#3 - Why the orthopedic startup IDEA doesn't matter (5 mins)

December 15th, 2018

5:07

Orthopedic startups, your execution is more valuable than your idea. Here is why.

#2 - 12 Hot Startups in Orthopedics (just my opinion)

December 15th, 2018

18:55

Tiger shares the 12 hot startups that he is watching in Orthopedics (19 mins)

#1 - The Future of Marketing in Orthopedics

December 5th, 2018

10:31

Advice for Orthopedic manufacturers.
Why today's marketing techniques are broken.
A look at how marketing will be executed in the future.

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