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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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The Fearless Supply Chain Preps for Natural, Economic Disasters | Five To Save


You can throw the keywords "risk," "disruption," "disaster," "cost," "preparation," "prediction," "prevention," "avoidance," and probably a dozen more into a blender and come up with whatever phrase you want to describe the same thing: something bad is going to happen, and you want it to impact you as little as possible. 

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Topics: five to save, disruption, hiring, healthcare inventory, natural disasters, crisis prevention, hurricanes, hospital supply chain, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, covid-19, infection prevention, medical supply chain jobs, loss and expiration avoidance, medical and surgical supplies, healthcare industry salaries, supply chain industry salaries, supply chain resiliency, supply chain modeling

Medical Supply Donations - How To Give & Receive


The need for respirator masks and personal protective equipment is dire. But not all supply shortages or excesses are that obvious.

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Topics: selling medical supplies, inventory management software, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, crisis prevention, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, ppe, covid-19

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