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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.

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

Five To Save | Why Wait For A Catastrophe? | Feb. 1, 2019

2/4/2019

Reacting to crises as they come is like being a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs. You're constantly panicking, and you don't know how to get free. Lucky we're here to pick you up and carry you out. 

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Topics: supply chain management, digital supply management, five to save, selling medical inventory, buying medical inventory, medical supply, crisis prevention, spinning plates, drug shortages, arctic blast, government shutdown

2018: The Year Of Fear

1/14/2019

If that title sounds negative, that’s because it kind of is. But only kind of.

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Topics: 2019, 2018, new year, top 5 list, supply chain management, digital supply management, selling medical inventory, buying medical inventory, medical supply, predictions

Five To Save | What's The Deal With Mergers? | Dec. 10, 2018

12/10/2018

We're asking the hard questions at Z5 this week. Questions no one dares ask. Questions such as: "Are mergers, like, good, or...?"

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Topics: five to save, digital supply management, supply chain management, selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, medical supply, healthcare inventory, mergers, healthcare legislation

Five To Save | It's Cyber Monday. Is Your Tech Up To Speed? | Nov. 26, 2018

11/26/2018

Sorry we don't have any TVs on sale for $5. But we do have some words of wisdom for free.

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Topics: digital supply management, supply chain management, selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, buying medical inventory, healthcare inventory, medical supply, cyber monday, free advice, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, google, five to save

Five To Save | America Voted For Healthcare. What Will It Get? | Nov. 12, 2018

11/12/2018

It happened. America voted. So... now what?

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Topics: elections, voting, politics, healthcare legislation, digital supply management, supply chain management, selling medical inventory, buying medical inventory, selling medical supplies, medical supply, five to save

Version 2.9 Of The Z5 App Eliminates Counting Errors

11/6/2018

Version 2.9 of the Z5 Inventory App used nationwide to conduct physical inventory counts eliminates counting errors and identifies the location of every product in healthcare facilities.

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Topics: updates, app, apple app store, supply chain management, digital supply management, selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, buying medical inventory, healthcare inventory, medical supply

Your Vote Defines Your Healthcare

11/5/2018

The Unholy Trinity of dinner table conversation: Sex, Religion, and Politics. Thank your lucky stars we’re only tackling the last one.

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Topics: supply chain management, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, politics, voting, elections, buying medical inventory, selling medical inventory, medical supply

Five To Save | Did Oracle Solve The Healthcare Blockchain Puzzle? | Oct. 30, 2018

10/30/2018

The only answer is the most disappointing one: "Maybe?" 

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Topics: supply chain management, selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, buying medical inventory, healthcare inventory, medical supply, digital supply management, oracle, blockchain, technology

Why Does Healthcare Cost So Much?

10/1/2018

 

Between doctors’ exorbitant salaries; pricey high-tech gadgets; and the energy and staff needed to run a sprawling medical complex, healthcare has to cost a lot. Right?

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Topics: supply chain management, digital supply management, selling medical inventory, buying medical inventory, healthcare inventory, medical supply, selling medical supplies, lowering healthcare costs