Z5 Inventory Blog

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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. 

Coloring Outside The Lines During A Crisis | Five To Save

10/27/2020

In addition to the serious news of the week, we're also bringing you a goofy way to distract yourself for five minutes. What a deal!

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Topics: five to save, healthcare inventory, drug shortages, expiration, take 5, vaccines, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory

Gaining Trust To Make Innovation Possible

10/20/2020

We’ve all had to adapt to a new normal during COVID-19, and those of us in the healthcare supply chain have had to adapt more than most. But the real question we have to answer now is: how can we take what we’ve learned and apply it to inventory management overall?

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Topics: Z5 Reallocate, savings, innovation, steward health care, podcasts, take 5, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, materials management

Hospital Security Has Worsened During Coronavirus Crisis | Five To Save

10/13/2020

As if you needed another thing to worry about...

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Topics: reallocation, five to save, excess inventory, cybersecurity, data breaches, healthcare data, emergency preparedness, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory

Are You The Whistleblower Your Organization Needs?

10/6/2020

Hospitals should be sharing more information than ever right now. Should they also be sharing more information than they are?

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Topics: communication, coverup, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, ppe, covid-19, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory, whistleblowing

Survey and Study Results on the Coronavirus Crisis Response | Five To Save

9/29/2020

COVID-19 - and the response to it - can seem like a domino effect of unprecedented disasters. How do the facts back up - or refute - that sentiment?

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Topics: reallocation, five to save, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, ppe, covid-19, take 5, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, medical supply chain jobs, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory

5 Supply Chain Lessons Learned In The Coronavirus Crisis

9/22/2020

The often-revisited metaphor of the "one weak link" causing the entire supply chain to fail was in some ways proved correct this year.

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Topics: reallocation, emergency preparedness, ppe, take 5, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, medical supply chain jobs, service system for hospital inventory, inventory management system, management of hospital inventory