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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. 

Five To Save | The All-Stars Are Playing In A New League | May 14, 2018

5/14/2018

What happens when the biggest player in a league decides to play a different sport altogether?

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Topics: technology, selling medical inventory, buying inventory, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, supply chain management, amazon, holidays, microsoft, mergers, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

Five To Save | Comparing Apples And... Tomatoes? | Apr. 30, 2018

4/30/2018

Amazon's out! Or are they?

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Topics: technology, selling medical inventory, buying inventory, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, iOS, supply chain management, tomatoes, rfid, benchmarking, amazon, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

Five To Save | Shifting The Human Focus | Apr. 16, 2018

4/16/2018

It's easy - in a field dominated by endless spreadsheets of sterile equipment used in impersonal procedures - to lose sight of what healthcare is all about. People. We could all be doing what we do in any industry, if it weren't for that all-important human factor. Sometimes we forget to care.

So here are a couple of items that we ran across recently that reminded us.

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Topics: technology, selling medical inventory, buying inventory, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, forbes, iOS, womens health, money back guarantee, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

How Are You Going To Meet Your Annual Financial Savings Goal?

6/16/2017

Every year hospitals and hospital staff go through the annual budget process. Departments submit projections for their needs, projects are prioritized and re-prioritized, meetings are held to discuss the merits of each, and at the end of the process, funds get allocated.  

Wouldn’t it be great if it were that easy?

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

Inventory Counts Are Fun! Don’t You Agree?

6/13/2017

You live in a world filled with boxes, packages, bins, shelves, storage rooms, items out of order, manufacturer name changes, and did I mention the unreadable labels?

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

5 Myths That Lead to Poor Inventory Management

6/6/2017
1 Comment Written by Shane Pratt

Have you heard of Asclepius?

No, he's not one of the new resident physicians.

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

You Can Now Buy & Sell Medical Inventory Directly Through Z5

4/18/2017
5 Comments Written by Shane Pratt

It's April. That means it's time for wildflowers, warmer weather, and - for most - a little spring cleaning.

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