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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. 

5 By 5: Cyber Insurance Saves Millions

12/2/2019

This is Part 3 of our series 5 By 5, which examines all the ways that data informs us about healthcare and some of the ways it hinders us. 

In this edition, we're looking at the high cost of healthcare's outdated technology.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, healthcare data, patient data, 5 by 5

5 By 5: The High Cost of Provider Size

11/19/2019

This is Part 2 of our series 5 By 5, which examines all the ways that data informs us about healthcare and some of the ways it hinders us. 

In this edition, we're looking at one of the not-so-surprising drivers behind the high cost of healthcare: the size of healthcare providers.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, healthcare data, patient data, 5 by 5

5 By 5: Data On Healthcare's Customers

11/5/2019

This is Part 1 of the series we’re using to wrap up this year. 5 By 5 examines all the ways that data informs us about healthcare and some of the ways it hinders us. 

To start off, we thought we’d go to a group that the healthcare industry often has trouble consulting when it’s making decisions: its patients.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, healthcare data, patient data, 5 by 5

All The Survey Results With None Of The Hard Work

6/18/2019

It seems like every day a company has reached out to your peers and other healthcare experts to conduct a survey or study about the state of healthcare. 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, ascs, ambulatory surgical centers, healthcare supplies, cats

Are You One Of The 90%?

6/3/2019

The vast majority of healthcare pros say that dealing with product interferes with hospital work. But here’s the thing: it is hospital work.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, cardinal health, medical supply, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, year of the pig, taylor swift

Five To Save | Competition, Adaptation, Security - What Worries You Most?

4/29/2019

Are your biggest threats banging down your doors or coming from inside the house? 

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, amazon, medical supply, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, crime, year of the pig, healthcare logistics, competition

Five To Save | There's Only One Thing You Need To Be Reading Right Now

3/25/2019

You were asked, "What's the best area to achieve savings?" and said, "Supply Chain Management." Survey says...

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Topics: selling medical inventory, supply chain management, medical supply, five to save, digital supply management, survey data, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, healthcare logistics, steve harvey, syft, sage growth partners

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