Z5 Inventory Blog

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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. 

See You At The Trade Shows

3/27/2019

We're going to several of the big healthcare conferences this summer. Will we see you there? 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, trade shows, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, beckers, ahrmm19, hfma 2019, wshmma

Five To Save | There's Only One Thing You Need To Be Reading Right Now

3/25/2019

You were asked, "What's the best area to achieve savings?" and said, "Supply Chain Management." Survey says...

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, healthcare logistics, steve harvey, syft, sage growth partners

Crime In Healthcare - Letting The Bad Things Happen

3/18/2019

Why do bad things happen to good people? Because other good people stand by and do nothing.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, crime in healthcare, year of the pig, abuse, coverup, negligence

Time To Brag On The Boss

3/11/2019

We think the man in charge is pretty smart. And we're not alone. 

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

Five To Save | Time Is Flying, And It's Taking Your Money With It

3/4/2019

It still feels weird every time we type 2019. We keep asking ourselves: "Where did the time go?"

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, mergers, medical supply, digital supply management, buying medical inventory, year of the pig, time, investments

Crime In Healthcare - Modern Slavery in the Supply Chain

2/25/2019

Slavery is a real problem for the supply chain. And it's up to the supply chain to solve it. 

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

Five To Save | Your Patients Are Paying More. Are You? | Feb. 18, 2019

2/18/2019

The reports went out. The numbers came in. Americans are paying more for healthcare than ever before. But their outcomes aren't getting better. Your operating margins aren't getting bigger. So what's going on? 

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Topics: Baylor Scott & White, selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, supplier relationships, year of the pig, operating margins

Z5 Inventory Unveils Online Medical Supplies Store

2/12/2019

From its inception in 2014, Z5 Inventory has made its mission saving money for healthcare providers by optimizing their supply chain and eliminating product expiration. The latest effort in living up to that promise is the debut of Buy.Z5Inventory.com--the online store component of the Z5 Buy solution.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, Z5 Buy

Crime In Healthcare - Hackers Want You To Stay Ignorant

2/11/2019

Cybersecurity, hacking, breaches – whatever you want to call it, we’ve talked about it before. We’ll talk about it again. Why? Because it keeps being a problem.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, supply chain management, digital supply management, cybersecurity, buying medical inventory, transparency, crime, crime in healthcare, data breaches, healthcare data

Five To Save | Why Wait For A Catastrophe? | Feb. 1, 2019

2/4/2019

Reacting to crises as they come is like being a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs. You're constantly panicking, and you don't know how to get free. Lucky we're here to pick you up and carry you out. 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, buying medical inventory, crisis prevention, spinning plates, drug shortages, government shutdown, arctic blast