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The Z5 Inventory blog is brought to you by the geniuses behind Count, Reallocate, Buy, which saves hospitals money at every step of your inventory's lifecycle.
Find out how to solve healthcare's $5 Billion inventory waste problem today. Then get back to the ridiculous gifs we found this week. 

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Outstanding Healthcare Inventory Awards 2022 - Announcing the Winners

8/9/2022

Congratulations to all the healthcare supply chain organizations and professionals whose innovation and excellence earned them a spot among the nation's best and most efficient.

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Topics: Baylor Scott & White, physical inventory count, reallocation, supply chain management, excess inventory, healthcare inventory, steward health care, awards, cycle count, inventory optimization, supply chain innovation, customer service, medical supply transparency, Z5 Inventory partners, outstanding healthcare inventory awards, ohia

We're Not Skipping AHRMM Day: Test Drive Scanning with Z5's App

8/2/2022

Whether you're heading to the annual conference of supply chain professionals or staying in the comfort of your usual workplace, we've got some cool things to share with you from Booth 212.

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Topics: trade shows, healthcare inventory, waste reduction, steward health care, awards, hospital logistics, education, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, webinar, inventory optimization, medical supply procurement, ahrmm, ahrmm22, healthcare professionals, finance professionals

Health Systems Rate Poorly As Employers | Five To Save

7/26/2022

Hospitals have long had a monopoly on care delivery, so they've rarely had to act competitively as businesses. That's beginning to change.

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Topics: amazon, mergers, five to save, disruption, hiring, healthcare inventory, hospital logistics, medical supply chain tracking software, medical supply chain jobs, healthcare industry salaries, supply chain industry salaries

Announcing: The 2022 Outstanding Healthcare Inventory Awards

7/19/2022

We've got gold piggy banks to give away to the best and most innovative supply chains in the country.

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Topics: inventory management software, innovation, visibility, communication, healthcare inventory, awards, hospital supply chain, collaboration, financial risk, supply chain resiliency, supply chain innovation, cost reduction, certified gold, Z5 Inventory partners, piggy banks, american healthcare industry

Hospitals 'May Need New Ways To Measure Success' | Five To Save

7/12/2022

It's another research-survey-study data roundup this week. And because we sifted through the publications for you, it's 100% relevant.

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Topics: physical inventory count, inventory management software, five to save, visibility, disruption, survey data, healthcare inventory, natural disasters, shortages, drug shortages, healthcare data, labor, inventory optimization, supply chain resiliency, supply chain innovation, medical supply shortages, healthcare research, hospital industry studies

Resources Taken Away From Healthcare Supply Chain Workers | Five To Save

7/5/2022

Supply shortages are frustrating. Budget cutbacks are frustrating. Long hours are frustrating. But all of those things are expected.

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Topics: newsletter, five to save, healthcare inventory, shortages, government, coronavirus, ppe, covid-19, mental health, hospital logistics, medical supply chain tracking software, gloves, supply chain innovation, never events, public healthcare policy, medical supply transparency, medical supply shortages, hospital regulations

What Grocery Store Innovation Does Healthcare Supply Chain Use Every Day?

6/28/2022

This week marked the forty-second birthday of a technology without which modern healthcare would be impossible.

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Topics: technology, reallocation, inventory management software, healthcare inventory, hospital logistics, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, new platform, inventory optimization, loss and expiration avoidance, medical devices, pharmacy inventory, supply chain innovation, scanning, grocery stores, barcodes, mobile inventory management, scanning devices, inventions, gs1

'Bad News Makes You Less Productive' And Other Bad News | Five To Save

6/21/2022

We promise it's not all bad news, though!

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Topics: five to save, disruption, hiring, healthcare inventory, natural disasters, shortages, transparency, burnout, emergency preparedness, mental health, hospital logistics, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain jobs, good news, supply chain resiliency, inventory efficiency

Service Outages: An Industry Problem That Z5 Has Never Experienced

6/14/2022

Shortages. Stoppages. Service unavailability in your area. These are problems that Z5 doesn't face. See why in this guide to evaluating a reliable solution provider.

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Topics: physical inventory count, inventory valuation, reallocation, supply chain management, inventory management software, app, improvements, disruption, customer relationship, communication, healthcare inventory, apple app store, natural disasters, inventory optimization, collaboration, medical and surgical supplies, pharmacy inventory, google play store, customer service

Effective Healthcare Organizations Require Effective Boards | Five To Save

6/7/2022

Everybody reports to somebody. But healthcare providers tend to have a skewed view on how top-down decision-making should be.

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Topics: reallocation, five to save, disruption, hiring, equality, healthcare inventory, shortages, government, coronavirus, covid-19, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain jobs, jobs, medical inventory, healthcare industry salaries, supply chain industry salaries, business advice, benefits, governing boards

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