DRAPER, UT--(Marketwired - Dec 19, 2013) - Megadyne Medical Products, a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of electrosurgical products, has signed an extended two and half-year agreement to offer electrosurgical equipment and accessories to Yankee Alliance's over 15,000 members, including 159 member hospitals, 765 surgery centers nationwide. Megadyne has been a valued contracted supplier with Yankee Alliance since 2007. 

The renewal agreement, which runs through August 31, 2015, has been enhanced to include five tiers of pricing and an option for smaller facilities to aggregate spend in order to qualify for top pricing tiers. Under the terms of the agreement, Yankee Alliance has contracted access to Megadyne's complete line of electrosurgical accessories, including proprietary product lines such as ACE Blade® Advanced Cutting System, E-Z Clean® line of non-stick electrosurgical tips, the Mega Soft® Reusable Patient Return Electrode, and E-Z Pen® Electrosurgical Pencil. The contract also includes the Mega Vac™ Smoke Evacuation system and Megadyne's Mega Power® Electrosurgical Generator, as well as the 8 year warranty program. 

"We are pleased to continue our relationship with Yankee Alliance and are excited to provide their members new and innovative technologies that improve safety, increase efficiency, cost savings and also provide a "Green" solution in this ever demanding healthcare environment," said Greg Moore, Executive Director of National Accounts Megadyne Medical Products, Inc.

The two and half year contract includes Megadyne's complete line of electrosurgical products, including, but not limited to: Active Electrodes, Pencils, Return Electrodes, Mega Power® Electrosurgical Generators, and the Mega Vac™ Smoke Evacuation System.

Megadyne, The Electrosurgical Authority® is an end-to-end, full-solution electrosurgical equipment and accessory developer and manufacturer. From the company's beginning in 1985, its mission continues to focus on providing the medical community with high quality, cost effective products benefiting patients, surgeons, nurses, and hospitals. With over twenty five years of innovation, its research and development team continues to bring to market revolutionary electrosurgical solutions to keep pace with the changing needs of healthcare professionals. Megadyne's products continue to prove their effectiveness in thousands of operating rooms throughout the world and are the driving force behind Megadyne's emergence as an innovative leader in the medical products industry. www.megadyne.com

About Yankee Alliance
Yankee Alliance, an owner of Premier Inc., is a group purchasing organization founded in 1984 on a belief in collaboration, that working together can achieve more than working alone. Our mission is twofold: to work with members to reduce supply and operating expenses through aggregation of data, purchasing, ideas and knowledge and to excel in strategic innovations that continually assist members in reducing their cost while recognizing their individual needs. Today Yankee Alliance remains true to the foundational belief in collaboration and has grown to over 14,700 members in all classes of trades across all 50 states. www.yankeealliance.com.

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Megadyne Press Contact:
Paulette Brown
Brown Communications Inc.