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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. 

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

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

Five To Save | Most Hospitals Won't Close. Is That Good Enough?

5/26/2020

We're pretty impressed with news organizations who have simultaneously overstated and underestimated the financial impact of COVID-19 on healthcare providers.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, mergers, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, covid-19, take 5

Five To Save | How The Pandemic Hurts Hospital Employees

5/12/2020

The problem is larger than the inconvenience of putting on more protective equipment.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, patient safety, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, ppe, covid-19, stress, personal protective equipment

Five To Save | All (Emergency) Suppliers Are Not Created Equal

4/14/2020

We're supposed to narrow this week's news down to just five articles? Oh, boy.

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Topics: five to save, disruption, natural disasters, crime in healthcare, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, ppe, covid-19, trust

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

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

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

Five To Save | What We Expect From 2020 (And What We Want)

12/10/2019

We were surprised by what experts claimed won't change in the new year.

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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, 2020