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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. 

Alex Diamond

Raised in the armpit of East Texas before escaping to the civilization of Austin, Alex is an author and former radio/podcast personality. If you ever run into him, ask him about the day he split his pants in front of the Lone Ranger.
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Recent Posts

New Tech Trends Changing The Healthcare Industry During COVID-19

5/4/2021

It’s typical for improvements to the healthcare industry to be filed under “wouldn’t that be nice,” but being on the front line of the coronavirus crisis has bumped up some technological improvements to “how do we get that implemented yesterday.” We’ve once again teamed up with our friends at Career Karma to examine a few tech trends changing the healthcare industry, particularly with regard to COVID-19 response.

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Topics: technology, selling medical inventory, supply chain management, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, career advice, education, healthcare supply chain, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system

2 Million Pounds: The Annual Weight of Unused Hospital Supplies | Five To Save

4/27/2021

Vaccines are available. Hope is on the horizon. But what does that mean for "getting back to normal?" And is "normal" a good thing to get back to?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, five to save, excess inventory, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, case study, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system

The Secret Ingredient For Efficient Supply Chain Is Efficient Clinicians

4/20/2021

If you look at healthcare's supply chain as a business, who are the customers?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, survey data, healthcare inventory, syft, buying medical supplies, service system for hospital inventory, management of hospital inventory, nursing, results, inventory optimization, supply levels

Why Is Vaccine Hesitancy So High Among Healthcare Workers? | Five To Save

4/14/2021

While every hospital department has its own daily concerns, there's exactly one story that's affecting the entire industry - and the entire country - at the same time.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, five to save, beckers, buying medical supplies, coronavirus, covid-19, vaccines, medical supply chain tracking software

Hospitals Stocked Up. Now Billions Will Be Thrown Away.

4/6/2021

Currently the health care industry isn’t headed for a cliff. It’s hanging over the edge by a single finger.

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Topics: reallocation, healthcare inventory, beckers, steward health care, expiration, coronavirus, covid-19, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, management of hospital inventory, rock climbing

Healthcare's Supply Chain Is On Thin Financial Ice | Five To Save

3/30/2021

Yes, we still do Five To Saves around here.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, buying medical supplies, coronavirus, covid-19, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, management of hospital inventory

Z5 Inventory Honored As 'Most Promising Healthcare Solution Provider'

3/23/2021

In their annual review of tech improving the healthcare industry, online journal CIOReview put Z5 Inventory at the front of the class of 2021.

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Topics: technology, reallocation, awards, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory, 2021, cioreview, free trial, new platform, design, cycle count

2/3 Supply Chain Leaders Have Inaccurate View Of Inventory

3/9/2021

How do you measure up?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, Z5 Count Software, reallocation, app, savings, beckers, donating medical supplies, buying medical supplies, steward health care, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, inventory management

How We Can Reduce Infection Risk to Hospital Workers | Five To Save

3/2/2021

Not to go full Buzzfeed on you, but there are a few simple ways we can make our hospitals and communities safer from COVID-19. (Number 4 will not surprise you.)

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Topics: reallocation, healthcare inventory, beckers, free advice, steward health care, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, vaccines, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, management of hospital inventory, webinar, inventory management

WATCH: How Steward Hospitals Saved $16 Million

2/23/2021

If you missed watching our webinar live, it's not too late.

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Topics: reallocation, Z5 Reallocate, supply chain management, savings, medical logistics, hospital supply chain, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory, webinar