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Z5 Inventory is on a mission to help healthcare providers avoid unnecessary expense due to product expiration.  The company offers a range of software and services powered by the Z5 Inventory Platform to conduct medical supply inventories and identify slow and excess product to reallocate it before it expires.

Carl Says: Don't Leave Savings On The Shelf

4/23/2018

If you think that sounds like he's about to scold you, you don't know Carl.

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Topics: austin startup, Z5 Count Software, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, reallocation, Z5 Reallocate, iOS, supply chain management, inventory management software, videos, youtube

Five To Save | Shifting The Human Focus | Apr. 16, 2018

4/16/2018

It's easy - in a field dominated by endless spreadsheets of sterile equipment used in impersonal procedures - to lose sight of what healthcare is all about. People. We could all be doing what we do in any industry, if it weren't for that all-important human factor. Sometimes we forget to care.

So here are a couple of items that we ran across recently that reminded us.

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Topics: technology, buying inventory, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, forbes, iOS, womens health, money back guarantee

Five To Save | Mergers, Moves, and.....More Amazon | Mar 7th, 2018

3/7/2018
0 Comments Written by Shane Pratt

Hi All!

Big changes continue take place in the industry at a breakneck pace. Updates are continuing to trickle in from the Amazon announcement as their intentions and potential benefits become more clear. In addition, the announcement continues to have ripple effects in the context of mergers and moves to keep up with. We are tracking it all for you! Here are our "Five To Save" articles:

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Topics: technology, physical inventory count, inventory valuation, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter

Z5 Inventory Version 2.6 - iPhone Support at Last!

2/21/2018
0 Comments Written by Shane Pratt

We have been producing the Z5 Inventory Platform and App exclusively on iPad for several years now. Finally we upped our device game with Version 2.6 to include an iPhone app. You will find all the same features you have come to know and love on the iPad, now all available to anyone with an iPhone.  

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Topics: physical inventory count, Z5 Count Software, healthcare, supply chain, inventory

Five To Save | How Will You Handle The Forces of Disruption? | Feb 13th, 2018

2/13/2018
0 Comments Written by Shane Pratt

Hi All!

The healthcare supply chain is facing an unprecedented amount of disruption due to new players, new technologies, and... hurricanes? We are tracking it all for you! Here are our "Five to Save" articles for the first half of February:

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Topics: technology, physical inventory count, inventory valuation, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter

How Your Physical Inventory Can Set You Up for Tremendous Savings

2/6/2018

We have a customer in the Northeast who has about a dozen hospitals. They have used Z5 Count to conduct a number of physical inventories and are very pleased with their results as well as the improvements to the overall inventory process for their staff. Like many hospitals, inventory was a means to an end. Meaning they took a count and posted a number in their financials. Once this was done, they declared victory and moved on to other projects and challenges. Does this sound familiar to you?

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Topics: physical inventory count, Z5 Count Software, healthcare, inventory, reallocation, Z5 Reallocate

Five To Save | Amazon Jumps Into Healthcare | January 31st, 2018

1/31/2018
0 Comments Written by Shane Pratt

Hi All!

It finally happened.  Amazon has made its intentions known by jumping into healthcare with some big-name partners. Read below to find out more!

Version 2.6 release is imminent! Expect a write-up coming this week describing the new feature set, including a game-changing device announcement! In the meantime, here are our "Five To Save" articles for the second half of January:

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Topics: technology, physical inventory count, inventory valuation, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter

Five To Save | January 16th, 2018

1/16/2018
0 Comments Written by Shane Pratt

Hi All!

Welcome to the first edition of the Five To Save healthcare supply chain and finance newsletter. Over here at Z5 we like to keep our eyes on what's happening in the marketplace and make sure you are up-to-date with all of the cool things happening at Z5. To that end, we will be serving up some of the more interesting tidbits that may be able to help you. Below are five articles we are spending some time pondering:

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Topics: technology, physical inventory count, inventory valuation, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter

Version 2.5 - The Fastest, Most Efficient Way to Count and Value Medical Supply - Is Now Available

1/9/2018
0 Comments Written by Shane Pratt

We recently dropped Version 2.5 of the Z5 Inventory Platform and App, eliminating the need for archaic, inaccurate paper counts and enabling the identification of slow and excess inventory for the purpose of expiration avoidance.   

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Topics: physical inventory count, Z5 Count Software, healthcare, supply chain, inventory

Extra, Extra, Read All About It! Centura Health Renews with a Long-Term Commitment to Z5 Inventory!

12/13/2017
 
Well it sure is one of the best compliments you can receive  when a customer chooses to renew with your company (as you all may know), but when they ask to extend beyond the originally proposed term for an additional two years, then you know you are doing something right!
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Topics: technology, physical inventory count, growth, Z5 Count Software, healthcare, inventory