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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. 

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Hospitals 'May Need New Ways To Measure Success' | Five To Save


It's another research-survey-study data roundup this week. And because we sifted through the publications for you, it's 100% relevant.

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Topics: physical inventory count, inventory management software, five to save, visibility, disruption, survey data, healthcare inventory, natural disasters, shortages, drug shortages, healthcare data, labor, inventory optimization, supply chain resiliency, supply chain innovation, medical supply shortages, healthcare research, hospital industry studies

Whiplash In Policy And Procurement Wears Healthcare Pros Out | Five To Save


The news changing constantly isn't anything - if you'll pardon the phrase - new. But that's a big part of what's contributed to healthcare worker burnout in the last couple of years. How do we fight that?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, five to save, disruption, healthcare inventory, drug shortages, government, buying medical supplies, coronavirus, covid-19, pandemic, hospital logistics, medical supply chain tracking software, medical supply chain jobs, masks, medical supply procurement, loss and expiration avoidance, pharmacy inventory

A Guide To Turning Your Pharmacy Count Into An Opportunity For Savings

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Pharmacies have the ability to use their inventory data to produce much more than a list of quantities and values. Whether they’re independent or part of a hospital, most pharmacies could be experiencing massive savings, but most don’t realize they already have all the resources necessary.

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Topics: physical inventory count, selling medical inventory, Z5 Count Software, inventory valuation, reallocation, drug shortages, buying medical supplies, service system for hospital inventory, cycle count, medical and surgical supplies, pharmacy inventory, pharmacies, annual inventory, hospital pharmacies, inventory count software

Coloring Outside The Lines During A Crisis | Five To Save


In addition to the serious news of the week, we're also bringing you a goofy way to distract yourself for five minutes. What a deal!

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Topics: five to save, healthcare inventory, drug shortages, expiration, take 5, vaccines, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory

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