Z5 Inventory Blog

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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. 

We're Celebrating Hospital Savings By Donating To Charity

2/17/2020

To celebrate our fifth anniversary, we're challenging hospitals to save $50 Million. And if they do, we'll donate $50,000 to charity.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, Z5 Reallocate, supply chain management, medical supply, savings, charity, digital supply management, excess inventory, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, donating medical supplies, 50 For 50

Five To Save | Can You Throw Away Five Days A Year?

2/11/2020

You probably couldn't afford to get one day behind, let alone five. Because you've got enough going on at work to distract you.

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Topics: selling medical supplies, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, hospital supply chain

Why Did You Start Working in Healthcare?

2/3/2020

You could be involved in the supply chain of any industry. So why healthcare? 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, improvements, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

Five To Save | What Is The 'We Still Use Windows 7' Of Your Hospital?

1/27/2020

Every hospital - heck, every workplace - has ways they'd like to bring themselves into the year 2020. But they all have excuses for why they haven't, too.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, five to save, conferences, trade shows, improvements, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, 2020, resolutions, windows

What Z5 Inventory Accomplished In The Year Of The Pig

1/21/2020

If somehow we failed to make you aware, for the past twelve months, you've been living in the Year of the Pig. But that's coming to an end.

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Topics: selling medical supplies, supply chain, reallocation, healthcare inventory, donating medical supplies, year of the pig, buying medical supplies, cherish uganda, steward health care, project cure, centura, bon secours mercy

Five To Save | New Year, New Resolutions for Healthcare's Supply Chain

1/14/2020

Don't let anyone else tell you what's coming in 2020. You decide.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, new year, year of the pig, buying medical supplies, resolutions

Are These The Most Expired Medical Supplies In America?

1/7/2020

Welcome to the first-ever Most Expired Awards, where we honor the products that have been sitting on hospital shelves the longest.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, expiration, awards, carrying cost, patient safety

Five To Save | What We Expect From 2020 (And What We Want)

12/10/2019

We were surprised by what experts claimed won't change in the new year.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, new year, 2020

5 By 5: Cyber Insurance Saves Millions

12/2/2019

This is Part 3 of our series 5 By 5, which examines all the ways that data informs us about healthcare and some of the ways it hinders us. 

In this edition, we're looking at the high cost of healthcare's outdated technology.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, healthcare data, patient data, 5 by 5

Five To Save | What Would You Do With $12 Million?

11/25/2019

(We'd buy a pig pen made of diamonds. It wouldn't feel good, but it would feel fancy.)

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, google, healthcare data, patient data, ascension, excel