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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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How To Communicate Plans To Your Patients and Staff | Five To Save

7/7/2020

As care delivery plans change to match changing conditions, the best supply chain and finance pros will distinguish themselves through their honest communication.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, five to save, digital supply management, leadership, communication, healthcare inventory, healthcare logistics, buying medical supplies, 2020, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, ppe, covid-19, personal protective equipment, honesty

What's Needed From Leadership in the Coronavirus Crisis

6/30/2020

True leadership isn't determined by your position or seniority. It's determined by your ability to serve as an example. And in the age of COVID-19, setting a positive example is more important than ever.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, digital supply management, leadership, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, 2020, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, stress, quarantine, deaths of despair, pandemic, mental health

Five To Save | Are You Stuck With Too Much PPE or Not Enough?

6/23/2020

The coronavirus forced US healthcare providers - and ordinary businesses - to adapt rapidly, sourcing personal protective equipment wherever they could. 

As the coronavirus moves throughout the country - dropping in some areas and peaking in others - hospitals are having to adapt rapidly all over again.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, youtube, five to save, digital supply management, buying medical supplies, 2020, coronavirus, covid-19, podcasts, take 5, fema

Five To Save | Vetting Vendors During COVID-19

6/9/2020

We thought we'd put together advice for vendors on what hospitals are requiring - and for hospitals on what they ought to require from vendors - during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, contracts, digital supply management, cybersecurity, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, 2020, coronavirus, covid-19, take 5, vendors

Improvement Is Impossible Without Admitting Your Mistakes

6/2/2020

Pretending that things can go back to the way they were - or that nothing has changed - won't help.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, Z5 Reallocate, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, transparency, buying medical supplies, 2020, hospital supply chain, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, covid-19, take 5, mistakes

Five To Save | What Is The 'We Still Use Windows 7' Of Your Hospital?

1/27/2020

Every hospital - heck, every workplace - has ways they'd like to bring themselves into the year 2020. But they all have excuses for why they haven't, too.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, five to save, conferences, trade shows, improvements, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, 2020, resolutions, windows

Five To Save | What We Expect From 2020 (And What We Want)

12/10/2019

We were surprised by what experts claimed won't change in the new year.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, new year, 2020