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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.
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Shane Pratt

Husband, Father, Process Junkie, Software Apologist, and Avid Generalist. Shane has 20 years of experience taking new fangled products to market and re-inventing some real snoozers. He also possesses a large amount of knowledge (with various degrees of usefulness) on health and fitness. You might look at Shane's LinkedIn if you bothered to read this far since he was only allowed four sentences.
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Recent Posts

“Consignment Is Not My Problem.” Actually, It Is.

4/20/2016
1 Comment Written by Shane Pratt

Inventory management has become a key focus at all healthcare providers as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and an ever-increasing need for operating capital.

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

How to Take a Bad Inventory Count

2/18/2016
0 Comments Written by Shane Pratt

Year after year some hospital supply chain staff use the same process to complete their inventory counts. Additionally, systems and networks often allow their hospitals to complete their counts by whatever process they're comfortable with. These processes often end up causing employees to work countless hours and be paid overtime, causing many hospitals to lose thousands of dollars of revenue.

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