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. 

Medical Supply Donations - How To Give & Receive

3/23/2020

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

Do You Know Where Your PPE Product Is?

3/10/2020

To help hospitals combat COVID-19, we're offering our software for free for three months to monitor personal protective equipment levels. To any hospital. To as many hospitals as need it.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, natural disasters, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, ppe

Five To Save | Let's Talk Emergency Preparedness (Again)

3/3/2020

Just because something is larger-than-life doesn't mean there's nothing you can do.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, natural disasters, buying medical supplies, emergency preparedness, coronavirus

Why Miracle Foundation Is The First 50 For 50 Recipient

2/24/2020

Yes, we cut our first $5000 check to charity. And we couldn't be happier about who got it.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, supply chain management, videos, charity, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, donating medical supplies, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, 50 For 50, donations

We're Celebrating Hospital Savings By Donating To Charity

2/17/2020

To celebrate our fifth anniversary, we're challenging hospitals to save $50 Million. And if they do, we'll donate $50,000 to charity.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, Z5 Reallocate, supply chain management, medical supply, savings, charity, digital supply management, excess inventory, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, donating medical supplies, 50 For 50

Five To Save | Can You Throw Away Five Days A Year?

2/11/2020

You probably couldn't afford to get one day behind, let alone five. Because you've got enough going on at work to distract you.

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Topics: selling medical supplies, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, hospital supply chain

Why Did You Start Working in Healthcare?

2/3/2020

You could be involved in the supply chain of any industry. So why healthcare? 

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

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 | New Year, New Resolutions for Healthcare's Supply Chain

1/14/2020

Don't let anyone else tell you what's coming in 2020. You decide.

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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, year of the pig, buying medical supplies, resolutions

Are These The Most Expired Medical Supplies In America?

1/7/2020

Welcome to the first-ever Most Expired Awards, where we honor the products that have been sitting on hospital shelves the longest.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, expiration, awards, carrying cost, patient safety