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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. 

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What Hospital Finances Will Look Like In 2023


What's better than today's news? Tomorrow's news, of course, so that we can prepare for it today.

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Topics: supply chain management, five to save, healthcare inventory, predictions, operating margins, hospital supply chain, coronavirus, covid-19, inventory optimization, sustainability, demand modeling, climate change, predictive analytics, 2022, medical supply transparency, supply chain visibility, supply chain modeling, hospital finances

How To Incentivize Improvement in Provider, Patient Behavior | Five To Save


It seems pretty clear the carrot works better than the stick. But does the size of the carrot matter?

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Topics: selling medical inventory, newsletter, inventory management software, five to save, disruption, predictions, data breaches, buying medical supplies, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, covid-19, hospital logistics, vaccines, healthcare supply chain, 2021, medical supply procurement, risk management, risk assessment, predictive analytics, psychology

Helping Inventory Shelves: Who's Keeping An Eye On Your Product?


Medical supply shelves need their own elves. But some that are actually there to help out instead of staring all the time like tiny, creepy spies.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, holidays, artificial intelligence, predictions, buying medical supplies, coronavirus, covid-19, hospital logistics, healthcare supply chain, christmas, medical supply procurement, risk analysis, medical inventory, predictive analytics

2018: The Year Of Fear


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

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