Skip to content

Z5 Inventory Blog

About Z5

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. 

Most Recent

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.

Continue Reading
Read More

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 Healthcare Providers Set Themselves Up To Fail


So you tried to improve your healthcare supply chain. How did that go?

Continue Reading
Read More

Topics: inventory valuation, supply chain management, innovation, disruption, communication, healthcare inventory, lowering healthcare costs, healthcare data, hospital logistics, healthcare supply chain, inventory optimization, collaboration, medical supply procurement, loss and expiration avoidance, risk analysis, predictive analytics

Healthcare Can Mitigate Disaster If We've Prepared For It | Five To Save


Whether you're in an area where things are staring to look up or have never looked grimmer, we did actually find some tools to help you deal with the current (and any future) disaster.

Continue Reading
Read More

Topics: selling medical inventory, healthcare, reallocation, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, crime in healthcare, buying medical supplies, coronavirus, ppe, covid-19, hospital logistics, healthcare supply chain, loss and expiration avoidance, predictive analytics, medical devices, pharmacy inventory

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?

Continue Reading
Read More

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.

Continue Reading
Read More

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