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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

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

Webinar Reminder: How Steward Saved $16 Million

2/16/2021

Wednesday, Feb. 17 we'll be live with Steward Health Care and Becker's Hospital Review for a webinar that's not boring. We promise.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, inventory management software, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, steward health care, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, management of hospital inventory

You're Muted: How To Improve Communication Within Hospitals

2/9/2021

At the best of times, it can seem like hospital departments hardly talk to each other. And different provider facilities within the same network? Forget about it.

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Topics: inventory management software, healthcare inventory, beckers, steward health care, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, management of hospital inventory, inventory management

Why Is The Vaccine Supply Chain Different From Any Other? | Five To Save

2/2/2021

Manufacturers can't speed up production. Shippers can't speed up distribution. Providers can't speed up vaccination. Why?

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Topics: Z5 Reallocate, five to save, healthcare inventory, beckers, coronavirus, covid-19, vaccines, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory, webinar

'No More Business As Usual' - Z5 in Becker's Hospital Review

1/26/2021

"For a long time in supply chain and in healthcare, there's been a 'business as usual' mentality."

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Topics: healthcare inventory, beckers, interview, coronavirus, ppe, covid-19, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, good news, webinar, magazine

Hospitals Left Alone When They Need Help The Most | Five To Save

1/19/2021

It would be pretty hard to argue that the COVID-19 vaccine rollout has been flawless.

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

Announcing a Webinar from Becker's, Steward, and Z5

1/12/2021

 

Sign up to find out how Steward Health Care saved $16 Million in six months.

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Topics: inventory management software, savings, excess inventory, beckers, steward health care, expiration, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, management of hospital inventory, sign up, webinar

What You Missed At The End Of The Year | Five To Save

1/5/2021

If you're like us, you hit Mark Read on all the news emails that came in while you were out - whether you were out the entire holiday season or just over the weekend. So we've got you covered.

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Topics: new year, 2020, coronavirus, covid-19, vaccines, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory, 2021

Beating Adversity And The Odds: Z5's 2020 Successes

12/15/2020

In a year where every little success can feel like a massive accomplishment, Z5 Inventory actually accomplished some massive things.

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Topics: charity, healthcare inventory, donating medical supplies, 2020, 50 For 50, donations, coronavirus, covid-19, take 5, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory, nonprofit