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Z5 Inventory is on a mission to help healthcare providers avoid unnecessary expense due to product expiration.  The company offers a range of software and services powered by the Z5 Inventory Platform to conduct medical supply inventories and identify slow and excess product to reallocate it before it expires.

Five To Save | Why Wait For A Catastrophe? | Feb. 1, 2019

2/4/2019

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: supply chain management, digital supply management, five to save, selling medical inventory, buying medical inventory, medical supply, crisis prevention, spinning plates, drug shortages, arctic blast, government shutdown

Five To Save | Your Hospital Is Your Business. Act Like It | Jan. 21, 2019

1/21/2019

Here's a crazy idea: running a hospital like a business.

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Topics: five to save, supply chain management, selling medical inventory, buying medical inventory, healthcare inventory, selling medical supplies, digital supply management, supplier relationships, donating medical supplies, amazon, out of stock

Five To Save | New Year, New Strategies To Keep Your Job | Jan. 7, 2019

1/7/2019

The entire healthcare landscape will change in 2019. Or at least that's what everybody keeps telling us. 

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Topics: buying medical inventory, selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, healthcare inventory, digital supply management, supply chain management, five to save, 2019, new year, patient centered supply chain

Five To Save | What's The Deal With Mergers? | Dec. 10, 2018

12/10/2018

We're asking the hard questions at Z5 this week. Questions no one dares ask. Questions such as: "Are mergers, like, good, or...?"

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Topics: five to save, digital supply management, supply chain management, selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, medical supply, healthcare inventory, mergers, healthcare legislation

Five To Save | It's Cyber Monday. Is Your Tech Up To Speed? | Nov. 26, 2018

11/26/2018

Sorry we don't have any TVs on sale for $5. But we do have some words of wisdom for free.

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Topics: digital supply management, supply chain management, selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, buying medical inventory, healthcare inventory, medical supply, cyber monday, free advice, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, google, five to save

Five To Save | America Voted For Healthcare. What Will It Get? | Nov. 12, 2018

11/12/2018

It happened. America voted. So... now what?

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Topics: elections, voting, politics, healthcare legislation, digital supply management, supply chain management, selling medical inventory, buying medical inventory, selling medical supplies, medical supply, five to save

Five To Save | Be Transparent To Be Successful | Oct. 22, 2018

10/22/2018

The more your customer can see what you're doing, the more they'll trust you. 

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Topics: lowering healthcare costs, buying medical inventory, healthcare inventory, selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, healthcare supplies, mergers, five to save, customer relationship, transparency

Five To Save | The Companies, Legislation, and Lobbies You Should Watch Out For | Oct. 8, 2018

10/8/2018

Some of the big players you already know. But we guarantee you don't have your eye on one. 

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Topics: five to save, selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, buying medical inventory, inventory management software, healthcare inventory, healthcare legislation, supply chain management, supply chain groups

Five To Save | They Weren't Prepared For Shortages. Are You? | Sep 24, 2018

9/24/2018

There are some things you just can't control. Your suppliers. Your government. Mother Nature herself. What you can do is: prepare for when disaster strikes.  

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Topics: five to save, digital supply management, selling medical inventory, buying medical inventory, healthcare inventory, medical supply, supply chain management, natural disasters, preparation, trade war, shortages

Five To Save | Trouble With Security? Recruiting? Expense? We Warned You. | Sep 10, 2018

9/10/2018

Hate to say "I told you so..."

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