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. 

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

Improvement Is Impossible Without Admitting Your Mistakes

6/2/2020

Pretending that things can go back to the way they were - or that nothing has changed - won't help.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, Z5 Reallocate, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, transparency, buying medical supplies, 2020, hospital supply chain, emergency preparedness, coronavirus, covid-19, take 5, mistakes

We're Celebrating Hospital Savings By Donating To Charity

2/17/2020

To celebrate our fifth anniversary, we're challenging hospitals to save $50 Million. And if they do, we'll donate $50,000 to charity.

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Topics: selling medical inventory, Z5 Reallocate, supply chain management, medical supply, savings, charity, digital supply management, excess inventory, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory, donating medical supplies, 50 For 50

Carl Says: Don't Leave Savings On The Shelf

4/23/2018

If you think that sounds like he's about to scold you, you don't know Carl.

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Topics: austin startup, selling medical inventory, Z5 Count Software, healthcare, supply chain, inventory, reallocation, Z5 Reallocate, iOS, supply chain management, inventory management software, videos, youtube, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory

How Your Physical Inventory Can Set You Up for Tremendous Savings

2/6/2018

We have a customer in the Northeast who has about a dozen hospitals. They have used Z5 Count to conduct a number of physical inventories and are very pleased with their results as well as the improvements to the overall inventory process for their staff. Like many hospitals, inventory was a means to an end. Meaning they took a count and posted a number in their financials. Once this was done, they declared victory and moved on to other projects and challenges. Does this sound familiar to you?

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Topics: physical inventory count, selling medical inventory, Z5 Count Software, healthcare, inventory, reallocation, Z5 Reallocate, supply chain management, medical supply, digital supply management, healthcare inventory, buying medical inventory