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. 

Counting Down - 5 Concerns of Healthcare Executives

9/23/2019

Our short series on the Top 10 issues facing healthcare begins today.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, cybersecurity, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, healthcare legislation, government, privacy

Five To Save | So You Made A Mistake

9/16/2019

You had an accident. You made a boo boo. You done goofed. So what're you going to do about it?

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

The Best Emergency Response Is Emergency Preparation

9/9/2019

Hurricanes. Fires. Earthquakes. They're attention-grabbing, especially for healthcare providers. But there are less obvious emergencies that deserve your attention.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, disruption, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, natural disasters, preparation, hurricanes, expiration

Five To Save | It's Easier Not To Do The Work

9/3/2019

It can often feel like you're just a small, disconnected part of healthcare overall - that what you do doesn't impact the success or failure of your healthcare organization. 

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

How Machine Learning Is Already Improving the Supply Chain

8/26/2019

We’ve seen a lot of articles talking about what machine learning can do for healthcare’s supply chain. But we’re more interested in what it’s already doing.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, artificial intelligence, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, machine learning

Five To Save | How The Supply Chain Is Putting Patients At Risk

8/19/2019

Faster and cheaper stops being better when patient outcomes get worse.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, cybersecurity, it security, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, data breaches, patient data

When You Want To Innovate, Communication Is King

8/12/2019

This was the biggest takeaway from our AHRMM19 presentation on “The Culture of Change.”

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, ahrmm19, change

Five To Save | Let's Talk About Stress

8/6/2019

It's okay to feel overworked. As long as you take care of yourself.

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

Z5 Inventory Facilitates Major U.S. Health System's Donation To At-Risk Communities Across the Globe

7/23/2019

Every year American hospitals throw away an estimated $5 Billion worth of expired, unused, and obsolete inventory.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, donating medical supplies, year of the pig, cherish uganda, steward health care, project cure

Amazon Prime Day for Medical and Surgical Supplies

7/16/2019

Why wait for one day a year to get great deals, when you could be saving on every order you place?

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