FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 9th, 2015; Andover, MA

Yankee Alliance announces a new contract with Vesco Medical to provide enteral (tube) feeding devices to their membership. Vesco Medical enteral feeding products provide Yankee Alliance members with enteral feeding systems that deliver the highest value, quality, and service at a competitive price. 

Vesco Medical gravity feeding sets offer familiar features like the snap cap for convenient filling and closure; easy-to-read graduations, easy view translucent material and are made without natural rubber latex or DEHP.  As new ISO standard connectors are phased in across the industry, Vesco will be introducing gravity feeding sets with ENFit connectors, new ENFit feeding tubes and more. 

“We are excited to launch this new contract with Vesco Medical because of the great products they offer, and the great value we can bring to our members” says Craig Shoukimas, Vice President Contracting, Yankee Alliance. 

About Vesco Medical

Vesco Medical is a vibrant and nimble company, led by tube-feeding experts and organized around their customers.  Vesco, Latin for “to feed” is backed by manufacturers with an impeccable track record producing medical devices just like these for more than 50 years.  At Vesco Medical quality and customer satisfaction are top priority. Providing high quality products starts with a Quality Commitment supported by ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certification, FDA registered Quality Management System and following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).  Vesco is committed to Feeding Innovation—delivering a continuous stream of breakthrough products and service to their customers.  For more information, visit .

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. Its 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 10,000 members in all classes of trades across all 50 states. Visit http://  WWW.YANKEEALLIANCE.COM

For more information please contact; Amy Campbell, Senior Vice President, Administration, Yankee Alliance, (978) 470-2000 or at