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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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The Surprisingly Low Cost of Sustainability: Improving Outcomes By Operating As Normal


Let's face it: healthcare creates a lot of waste. Hospitals throw a lot away. And we're not just talking about the excess medical supplies that are thrown away before they're even used (even though that's a huge problem).

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Topics: selling medical inventory, healthcare inventory, waste reduction, buying medical supplies, ppe, healthcare supply chain, medical supply chain tracking software, management of hospital inventory, sustainability, pollution

Healthcare Industry Waste Estimates Are Off By Billions


Industry estimates put the amount of perfectly good medical product wasted every year around $15 Million. We think they're wrong by about $4.85 Billion.

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Topics: selling medical supplies, reallocation, inventory management software, excess inventory, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, waste reduction, hospital supply chain, donations, case study, management of hospital inventory

How Will Healthcare Survive 2019? By Improving 5 Things.


Earlier this year a team of industry experts declared, by way of the Harvard Business Review, the Death of the Supply Chain. Maybe that’s a little dramatic, but it gets the prevailing sentiment across: evolve or die.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, selling medical supplies, supply chain management, digital supply management, equality, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, transparency, new year, waste reduction, slavery