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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. 

New Tech Trends Changing The Healthcare Industry During COVID-19

5/4/2021

It’s typical for improvements to the healthcare industry to be filed under “wouldn’t that be nice,” but being on the front line of the coronavirus crisis has bumped up some technological improvements to “how do we get that implemented yesterday.” We’ve once again teamed up with our friends at Career Karma to examine a few tech trends changing the healthcare industry, particularly with regard to COVID-19 response.

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Topics: technology, selling medical inventory, supply chain management, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, career advice, education, healthcare supply chain, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system

2 Million Pounds: The Annual Weight of Unused Hospital Supplies | Five To Save

4/27/2021

Vaccines are available. Hope is on the horizon. But what does that mean for "getting back to normal?" And is "normal" a good thing to get back to?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, five to save, excess inventory, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, case study, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system

The Secret Ingredient For Efficient Supply Chain Is Efficient Clinicians

4/20/2021

If you look at healthcare's supply chain as a business, who are the customers?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, survey data, healthcare inventory, syft, buying medical supplies, service system for hospital inventory, management of hospital inventory, nursing, results, inventory optimization, supply levels

Why Is Vaccine Hesitancy So High Among Healthcare Workers? | Five To Save

4/14/2021

While every hospital department has its own daily concerns, there's exactly one story that's affecting the entire industry - and the entire country - at the same time.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, five to save, beckers, buying medical supplies, coronavirus, covid-19, vaccines, medical supply chain tracking software

Healthcare's Supply Chain Is On Thin Financial Ice | Five To Save

3/30/2021

Yes, we still do Five To Saves around here.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, buying medical supplies, coronavirus, covid-19, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, management of hospital inventory

2/3 Supply Chain Leaders Have Inaccurate View Of Inventory

3/9/2021

How do you measure up?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, Z5 Count Software, reallocation, app, savings, beckers, donating medical supplies, buying medical supplies, steward health care, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, inventory management

Webinar Reminder: How Steward Saved $16 Million

2/16/2021

Wednesday, Feb. 17 we'll be live with Steward Health Care and Becker's Hospital Review for a webinar that's not boring. We promise.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, inventory management software, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, steward health care, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, management of hospital inventory

Hospitals Left Alone When They Need Help The Most | Five To Save

1/19/2021

It would be pretty hard to argue that the COVID-19 vaccine rollout has been flawless.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, inventory management software, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, coronavirus, covid-19, vaccines, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system

Hope For A Vaccine, But Innovate Like There Isn't One | Five To Save

9/15/2020

At the risk of sounding like we're wearing a puffy shirt, we've got to ask: "What's the deal with that coronavirus vaccine?"

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Topics: selling medical inventory, five to save, healthcare inventory, voting, medical logistics, government, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, covid-19, take 5, pandemic, vaccines, uncertainty

The Importance Of Infection Prevention in Every Facility

9/8/2020

Over the last few weeks we've been collecting advice from experts about what organizations - from hospitals to offices to schools - should be doing to prevent the spread of infection.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, digital supply management, healthcare logistics, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, podcasts, take 5, infection prevention, onsite, guests