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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. 

Hope For A Vaccine, But Innovate Like There Isn't One | Five To Save

9/15/2020

At the risk of sounding like we're wearing a puffy shirt, we've got to ask: "What's the deal with that coronavirus vaccine?"

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Topics: selling medical inventory, five to save, healthcare inventory, voting, medical logistics, government, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, covid-19, take 5, pandemic, vaccines, uncertainty

The Importance Of Infection Prevention in Every Facility

9/8/2020

Over the last few weeks we've been collecting advice from experts about what organizations - from hospitals to offices to schools - should be doing to prevent the spread of infection.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, digital supply management, healthcare logistics, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, podcasts, take 5, infection prevention, onsite, guests

Healthcare Leaders Looking For Quick Savings Opportunities | Five To Save

9/1/2020

 

It's shocking that industry leadership is looking for easy wins when it comes to financial solvency.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, savings, five to save, healthcare logistics, buying medical supplies, steward health care, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, case study, success story

How To Adopt An Innovation Mindset in Healthcare

8/25/2020

While every other industry surges ahead in technology, strategies, and resilience, healthcare plods down its own path at a slow and steady pace. But this is one tortoise that might not make it to the finish line.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, innovation, digital supply management, disruption, leadership, healthcare logistics, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, take 5, vendors, quarantine

Your Emergency Supplies Might Not Be As Helpful As You Think | Five To Save

8/18/2020

Tired of talking about supplies? Tough.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, five to save, healthcare logistics, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, covid-19, hoarding

We're Heading For An Indefinite State Of Emergency | Five To Save

8/4/2020

Conditions aren't improving. So healthcare providers have to.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, medical logistics, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, pandemic

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

What's Needed From Leadership in the Coronavirus Crisis

6/30/2020

True leadership isn't determined by your position or seniority. It's determined by your ability to serve as an example. And in the age of COVID-19, setting a positive example is more important than ever.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, digital supply management, leadership, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, 2020, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, stress, quarantine, deaths of despair, pandemic, mental health

Improvement Is Impossible Without Admitting Your Mistakes

6/2/2020

Pretending that things can go back to the way they were - or that nothing has changed - won't help.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, Z5 Reallocate, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, transparency, buying medical supplies, 2020, hospital supply chain, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, covid-19, take 5, mistakes

Balancing Just-In-Time and Over-Preparing

5/19/2020

You don't want shortages. You don't want excess. What do you do? 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, videos, youtube, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, ppe, covid-19, podcasts, take 5, web series