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. 

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

Five To Save | What Would You Do With $12 Million?

11/25/2019

(We'd buy a pig pen made of diamonds. It wouldn't feel good, but it would feel fancy.)

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, google, healthcare data, patient data, ascension, excel

Five To Save | One Year After We Warned You ... Did You Listen?

11/12/2019

Last fall we followed up on five topics that constantly come up in healthcare's supply chain. Now we're following up on that follow-up.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, ups, improvements, digital supply management, disruption, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, shipping

Five To Save | So You Made A Mistake

9/16/2019

You had an accident. You made a boo boo. You done goofed. So what're you going to do about it?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, improvements, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, failure, value based care

Five To Save | It's Easier Not To Do The Work

9/3/2019

It can often feel like you're just a small, disconnected part of healthcare overall - that what you do doesn't impact the success or failure of your healthcare organization. 

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

Five To Save | How The Supply Chain Is Putting Patients At Risk

8/19/2019

Faster and cheaper stops being better when patient outcomes get worse.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, cybersecurity, it security, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, data breaches, patient data

Five To Save | When Government and Healthcare Fight, We All Lose

6/10/2019

 

Regardless of who you are, when these two titans clash, it affects you in profound ways.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, year of the pig, government

Five To Save | Big Data Is The Hero You Need Right Now

5/28/2019

When you hear someone say the words “Big Data,” how are they saying it? Probably less “The Super Hero Who’s Gonna Save Us All” and more “The Big Bad That’s Going To Destroy Everything We Hold Dear.”

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, year of the pig, super heroes