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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

Five To Save | How The Supply Chain Is Putting Patients At Risk

8/19/2019

Faster and cheaper stops being better when patient outcomes get worse.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, cybersecurity, it security, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, data breaches, patient data

When You Want To Innovate, Communication Is King

8/12/2019

This was the biggest takeaway from our AHRMM19 presentation on “The Culture of Change.”

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, ahrmm19, change

Five To Save | Let's Talk About Stress

8/6/2019

It's okay to feel overworked. As long as you take care of yourself.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, year of the pig, burnout

Z5 Inventory Hosts Expert Panel At AHRMM19

7/29/2019

On the first day of programming for AHRMM19 - the conference for health care supply chain professionals, held this year in the San Diego Convention Center - Z5 Inventory is hosting the panel discussion “The Culture of Change: Necessary Steps to Implementing the Next Big Thing.” Panelists will provide the requirements for establishing an environment within health care organizations that fosters innovation and speeds adjustment to industry and technological trends.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, innovation, trade shows, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, year of the pig, buying medical supplies, change, panel discussion

Z5 Inventory Facilitates Major U.S. Health System's Donation To At-Risk Communities Across the Globe

7/23/2019

Every year American hospitals throw away an estimated $5 Billion worth of expired, unused, and obsolete inventory.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, donating medical supplies, year of the pig, cherish uganda, steward health care, project cure

Amazon Prime Day for Medical and Surgical Supplies

7/16/2019

Why wait for one day a year to get great deals, when you could be saving on every order you place?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, amazon, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, year of the pig, buying medical supplies

Five To Save | Your Mid-2019 Supply Chain Progress Report

7/8/2019

It's hard to believe 2019 is halfway over. Have you met half of all your goals? Have you halfway met all of them? Or does it feel like you just got started?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, internet of things, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, year of the pig, midyear, progress report, calendars

What The 5 in Z5 Stands For - Our Core Values

7/2/2019

Core values are present in every corporate culture, whether they’re intentional or not. Which is why, at Z5 Inventory, we built our 5 Core Values right into our name.

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Topics: austin startup, selling medical inventory, money back guarantee, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, year of the pig, core values

Five To Save | Plan For Supply Chain Pitfalls

6/24/2019

It’s almost impossible to get ahead if you’re struggling to keep up.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, crisis planning, indiana jones

All The Survey Results With None Of The Hard Work

6/18/2019

It seems like every day a company has reached out to your peers and other healthcare experts to conduct a survey or study about the state of healthcare. 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, ascs, ambulatory surgical centers, healthcare supplies, cats