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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 | When Government and Healthcare Fight, We All Lose

6/10/2019

 

Regardless of who you are, when these two titans clash, it affects you in profound ways.

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

Are You One Of The 90%?

6/3/2019

The vast majority of healthcare pros say that dealing with product interferes with hospital work. But here’s the thing: it is hospital work.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, cardinal health, medical supply, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, year of the pig, taylor swift

Five To Save | Big Data Is The Hero You Need Right Now

5/28/2019

When you hear someone say the words “Big Data,” how are they saying it? Probably less “The Super Hero Who’s Gonna Save Us All” and more “The Big Bad That’s Going To Destroy Everything We Hold Dear.”

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, year of the pig, super heroes

Which Great House Will Win The Healthcare Throne?

5/20/2019

So that’s it. It’s over. Love it or hate it, it’s gone, and there’s nothing any of us can do about it.

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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, game of thrones

Five To Save | More Money, More Problems. Less Money, More Problems, Too.

5/13/2019

 

Money talks. Money never sleeps. Money can’t buy me love. We’re told a lot about what money can and can’t do. We’re also told... 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, mergers, medical supply, savings, five to save, digital supply management, buying medical inventory, year of the pig

Six Elements of Supply Chain Domination

5/6/2019

Here’s every healthcare procurement pro’s supply chain endgame: reducing cost and improving care. But how can you achieve that goal?

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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, avengers endgame, infinity stones

Five To Save | Competition, Adaptation, Security - What Worries You Most?

4/29/2019

Are your biggest threats banging down your doors or coming from inside the house? 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, amazon, medical supply, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, crime, year of the pig, healthcare logistics, competition

Is It More Important That Your Patients Are Happy Or Healthy?

4/22/2019

Excuse us while we get a little philosophical.

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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, ahrmm19, healthcare logistics, medical logistics

Five To Save | It's Hard To Push Things Forward When You're Afraid

4/15/2019

 

Level up. Up your game. Step Up 2: The Streets. However you want to say it, healthcare and its supply chain could use some improvements. 

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Topics: Austin, TX, selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, buying medical inventory, crime, apple

Crime In Healthcare - What Now

4/8/2019

You were probably hoping another post on crime wasn’t coming. Or maybe you’re happy to ignore it and all the others in the series. Because you don’t deal with criminals. This isn’t your problem. Except…

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, slavery, crime in healthcare, data breaches, year of the pig, negligence