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. 

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

How To Adopt An Innovation Mindset in Healthcare

8/25/2020

While every other industry surges ahead in technology, strategies, and resilience, healthcare plods down its own path at a slow and steady pace. But this is one tortoise that might not make it to the finish line.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, innovation, digital supply management, disruption, leadership, healthcare logistics, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, take 5, vendors, quarantine

5 Questions That Will Show You A Tech Vendor's Quality

8/11/2020

You can't know everything about every emerging technology. But you can know how to evaluate a new tech vendor.

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Topics: technology, selling medical inventory, reallocation, supply chain management, contracts, digital supply management, artificial intelligence, healthcare inventory, free advice, healthcare data, buying medical supplies, machine learning, vendors, hospital logistics, contracting, education, qualifications

We're Heading For An Indefinite State Of Emergency | Five To Save

8/4/2020

Conditions aren't improving. So healthcare providers have to.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, medical logistics, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, pandemic

Z5 Inventory's Success Honored With Top Supply Chain Award

7/28/2020

Allow us to brag on ourselves for a minute.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, 2020, awards, coronavirus, covid-19

Disingenuous Action Is Worse Than No Action At All | Five To Save

7/21/2020

 

Everybody seems to agree that we ought to be supporting our healthcare workers. But not everybody seems to be doing it.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, inventory management software, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, coronavirus, covid-19, take 5, mental health, hospital logistics

How To Learn the Tech Skills Supply Chain Managers Need

7/14/2020

We get that the struggle right now is just to keep your head above water. But that can easily turn into treading water.

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Topics: technology, selling medical supplies, reallocation, digital supply management, artificial intelligence, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, machine learning, take 5, career advice

How To Communicate Plans To Your Patients and Staff | Five To Save

7/7/2020

As care delivery plans change to match changing conditions, the best supply chain and finance pros will distinguish themselves through their honest communication.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, five to save, digital supply management, leadership, communication, healthcare inventory, healthcare logistics, buying medical supplies, 2020, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, ppe, covid-19, personal protective equipment, honesty

What's Needed From Leadership in the Coronavirus Crisis

6/30/2020

True leadership isn't determined by your position or seniority. It's determined by your ability to serve as an example. And in the age of COVID-19, setting a positive example is more important than ever.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, digital supply management, leadership, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, 2020, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, stress, quarantine, deaths of despair, pandemic, mental health

Five To Save | Are You Stuck With Too Much PPE or Not Enough?

6/23/2020

The coronavirus forced US healthcare providers - and ordinary businesses - to adapt rapidly, sourcing personal protective equipment wherever they could. 

As the coronavirus moves throughout the country - dropping in some areas and peaking in others - hospitals are having to adapt rapidly all over again.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, youtube, five to save, digital supply management, buying medical supplies, 2020, coronavirus, covid-19, podcasts, take 5, fema