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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.
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Five To Save | Is Your Leadership Learning Fast Enough? Are You? | Jul 30, 2018

7/30/2018

Leadership in healthcare, like in any other business, is a race, and everyone is jockeying for a better position. 

But the thing about positions - even in the C-suite - is that anyone can have them. And if you're not constantly speeding ahead, you might get passed up by someone who is.

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Topics: technology, physical inventory count, selling medical inventory, inventory valuation, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, c suite, leadership, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

Five To Save | You're Gonna Need A Bigger Antidote | June 11th, 2018

6/11/2018

You might recognize some of the problems in this week's five articles, and you'll definitely recognize that the solutions will have to be pretty big.

See what surprising lessons you can learn from Walmart, Homeland Security, and - inevitably - Shark Tank.

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Topics: technology, physical inventory count, selling medical inventory, inventory valuation, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, gpo, walmart, shark tank, innovation, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

Five To Save | You Have The Power! Redefine Your Bottom Line | May 28, 2018

5/29/2018

You've got more in common with He-Man than you may think.

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Topics: technology, selling medical inventory, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, reallocation, supply chain management, amazon, medical supply, he man, hlth 2018, whole foods, contracts, five to save, trade shows, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

Five To Save | The All-Stars Are Playing In A New League | May 14, 2018

5/14/2018

What happens when the biggest player in a league decides to play a different sport altogether?

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Topics: technology, selling medical inventory, buying inventory, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, supply chain management, amazon, holidays, microsoft, mergers, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

Five To Save | Comparing Apples And... Tomatoes? | Apr. 30, 2018

4/30/2018

Amazon's out! Or are they?

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Topics: technology, selling medical inventory, buying inventory, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, iOS, supply chain management, tomatoes, rfid, benchmarking, amazon, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

Five To Save | Shifting The Human Focus | Apr. 16, 2018

4/16/2018

It's easy - in a field dominated by endless spreadsheets of sterile equipment used in impersonal procedures - to lose sight of what healthcare is all about. People. We could all be doing what we do in any industry, if it weren't for that all-important human factor. Sometimes we forget to care.

So here are a couple of items that we ran across recently that reminded us.

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Topics: technology, selling medical inventory, buying inventory, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, forbes, iOS, womens health, money back guarantee, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

Five To Save | Mergers, Moves, and ... More Amazon | Mar 7th, 2018

3/7/2018
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Hi All!

Big changes continue take place in the industry at a breakneck pace. Updates are continuing to trickle in from the Amazon announcement as their intentions and potential benefits become more clear. In addition, the announcement continues to have ripple effects in the context of mergers and moves to keep up with. We are tracking it all for you! Here are our "Five To Save" articles:

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Topics: technology, physical inventory count, selling medical inventory, inventory valuation, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

Five To Save | How Will You Handle The Forces of Disruption? | Feb 13th, 2018

2/13/2018
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Hi All!

The healthcare supply chain is facing an unprecedented amount of disruption due to new players, new technologies, and... hurricanes? We are tracking it all for you! Here are our "Five to Save" articles for the first half of February:

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Topics: technology, physical inventory count, selling medical inventory, inventory valuation, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

Five To Save | Amazon Jumps Into Healthcare | January 31st, 2018

1/31/2018
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Hi All!

It finally happened.  Amazon has made its intentions known by jumping into healthcare with some big-name partners. Read to find out more!

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Topics: technology, physical inventory count, selling medical inventory, inventory valuation, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

Five To Save | Let Us Do The Hard Work For You | January 16th, 2018

1/16/2018
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Hi All!

Welcome to the first edition of the Five To Save healthcare supply chain and finance newsletter. Over here at Z5 we like to keep our eyes on what's happening in the marketplace and make sure you are up-to-date with all of the cool things happening at Z5. To that end, we will be serving up some of the more interesting tidbits that may be able to help you. Below are five articles we are spending some time pondering:

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Topics: technology, physical inventory count, selling medical inventory, inventory valuation, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, newsletter, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory