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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.

Crime In Healthcare - What Now

4/8/2019

You were probably hoping another post on crime wasn’t coming. Or maybe you’re happy to ignore it and all the others in the series. Because you don’t deal with criminals. This isn’t your problem. Except…

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, slavery, crime in healthcare, data breaches, year of the pig, negligence

See You At The Trade Shows

3/27/2019

We're going to several of the big healthcare conferences this summer. Will we see you there? 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, trade shows, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, beckers, ahrmm19, hfma 2019, wshmma

Five To Save | There's Only One Thing You Need To Be Reading Right Now

3/25/2019

You were asked, "What's the best area to achieve savings?" and said, "Supply Chain Management." Survey says...

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, healthcare logistics, steve harvey, syft, sage growth partners

Crime In Healthcare - Letting The Bad Things Happen

3/18/2019

Why do bad things happen to good people? Because other good people stand by and do nothing.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, crime in healthcare, year of the pig, abuse, coverup, negligence

Time To Brag On The Boss

3/11/2019

We think the man in charge is pretty smart. And we're not alone. 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, beckers, interview, year of the pig

Crime In Healthcare - Modern Slavery in the Supply Chain

2/25/2019

Slavery is a real problem for the supply chain. And it's up to the supply chain to solve it. 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, slavery, crime, crime in healthcare, year of the pig

Five To Save | Your Patients Are Paying More. Are You? | Feb. 18, 2019

2/18/2019

The reports went out. The numbers came in. Americans are paying more for healthcare than ever before. But their outcomes aren't getting better. Your operating margins aren't getting bigger. So what's going on? 

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Topics: Baylor Scott & White, selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, supplier relationships, year of the pig, operating margins

Z5 Inventory Unveils Online Medical Supplies Store

2/12/2019

From its inception in 2014, Z5 Inventory has made its mission saving money for healthcare providers by optimizing their supply chain and eliminating product expiration. The latest effort in living up to that promise is the debut of Buy.Z5Inventory.com--the online store component of the Z5 Buy solution.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, Z5 Buy

Crime In Healthcare - The Bad Apples

1/28/2019

Despite the trust that the patient puts in their healthcare providers – that clinicians and other employees will only ever act with their best interests at heart – healthcare is just like any industry. Crime is perpetrated every day.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, supply chain management, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, crime, fraud, crime in healthcare

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