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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. 

Cases Are Up. Staffing Is Down. Are We Due For More Healthcare Delivery Interruptions? | Five To Save

7/20/2021

Public health issues are always tricky to tackle, because the people who are supposed to be tackling them are just as likely to be affected as they people they're trying to keep healthy.

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Topics: five to save, hiring, healthcare inventory, shipping, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, vaccines, medical supply chain jobs, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, masks, perpetual, jobs, healthcare workers

Masks, Vaccines, and Remote Work: Who Needs Them? | Five To Save

5/25/2021

Vaccination rates are going down. Testing rates are going down. Are the pandemic case numbers doing the same?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, newsletter, supply chain management, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, pandemic, vaccines, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, masks, cdc

New Tech Trends Changing The Healthcare Industry During COVID-19

5/4/2021

It’s typical for improvements to the healthcare industry to be filed under “wouldn’t that be nice,” but being on the front line of the coronavirus crisis has bumped up some technological improvements to “how do we get that implemented yesterday.” We’ve once again teamed up with our friends at Career Karma to examine a few tech trends changing the healthcare industry, particularly with regard to COVID-19 response.

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Topics: technology, selling medical inventory, supply chain management, buying medical supplies, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, career advice, education, healthcare supply chain, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system

2 Million Pounds: The Annual Weight of Unused Hospital Supplies | Five To Save

4/27/2021

Vaccines are available. Hope is on the horizon. But what does that mean for "getting back to normal?" And is "normal" a good thing to get back to?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, reallocation, five to save, excess inventory, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, case study, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system

Z5 Inventory Honored As 'Most Promising Healthcare Solution Provider'

3/23/2021

In their annual review of tech improving the healthcare industry, online journal CIOReview put Z5 Inventory at the front of the class of 2021.

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Topics: technology, reallocation, awards, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory, 2021, cioreview, free trial, new platform, design, cycle count

2/3 Supply Chain Leaders Have Inaccurate View Of Inventory

3/9/2021

How do you measure up?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, Z5 Count Software, reallocation, app, savings, beckers, donating medical supplies, buying medical supplies, steward health care, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, inventory management

WATCH: How Steward Hospitals Saved $16 Million

2/23/2021

If you missed watching our webinar live, it's not too late.

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Topics: reallocation, Z5 Reallocate, supply chain management, savings, medical logistics, hospital supply chain, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory, webinar

Why Is The Vaccine Supply Chain Different From Any Other? | Five To Save

2/2/2021

Manufacturers can't speed up production. Shippers can't speed up distribution. Providers can't speed up vaccination. Why?

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Topics: Z5 Reallocate, five to save, healthcare inventory, beckers, coronavirus, covid-19, vaccines, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory, webinar

'No More Business As Usual' - Z5 in Becker's Hospital Review

1/26/2021

"For a long time in supply chain and in healthcare, there's been a 'business as usual' mentality."

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Topics: healthcare inventory, beckers, interview, coronavirus, ppe, covid-19, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, good news, webinar, magazine

Hospitals Left Alone When They Need Help The Most | Five To Save

1/19/2021

It would be pretty hard to argue that the COVID-19 vaccine rollout has been flawless.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, inventory management software, healthcare inventory, buying medical supplies, coronavirus, covid-19, vaccines, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system