Alpha Source, Inc. Expands Battery Offerings on New Premier, Inc. Healthcare Alliance Contract  
8/1/2012 12:49:17 PM

Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) August 01, 2012 -- Alpha Source, Inc., a battery-pack manufacturer and medical equipment parts distributor, has been awarded a new Premier healthcare alliance contract agreement for batteries. Effective August 1st, 2012, Alpha Source’s new contract has been expanded to include an additional 150 batteries for a total of nearly 500 batteries, battery packs, and battery kits. Premier is a leading healthcare purchasing network.

As a Premier contracted supplier, Alpha Source will have access to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals and 86,000-plus other healthcare sites. Premier members can take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier.

Alpha Source has been a Premier contracted supplier for medical batteries since 2009. The 2012 agreement, which includes an additional 150 batteries, brings the total battery offerings from Alpha Source for Premier members to nearly 500 batteries, battery packs, and battery kits.

Premier members can find a variety of batteries from sealed lead acid (SLA), nickel cadmium (NiCad), alkaline, lithium coin cells, to many more on the contract. Batteries on the contract are used in medical equipment and devices such as infusion pumps, pulse oximeters, vital sign monitors, and more. Alpha Source also carries a wide variety of brands including battery-packs manufactured by its subsidiary Access Battery, and leading battery brands such as Panasonic, Power Sonic, Ultralife, Rayovac, Energizer, Yuasa, and others.

“We look forward to continuing to provide battery solutions to Premier members,” said Norine Carlson-Weber, president of Alpha Source. “Our expanded battery selection gives members more options for high-quality batteries at an affordable price.”

The new 3 year contract runs from August 1st, 2012 through July 31st, 2015.

Premier is a provider-owned performance improvement alliance of more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals and 86,000-plus other healthcare sites using the power of collaboration and technology to lead the transformation to high-quality, cost-effective care.

About Alpha Source, Inc.

Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Alpha Source, Inc. provides innovative solutions in procurement and logistics for a variety of industries including healthcare and government. Established in 1986, Alpha Source is an ISO13485:2003 battery pack manufacturer with an emphasis on products used in medical and technical applications. Alpha Source distributes a variety of medical equipment parts including lamps, batteries, monitoring accessories, fiber optics, O2 sensors, power protection products, diagnostic Instruments and supplies, and mounting solutions. For a complete list of products or for more information on Alpha Source, visit or call 800.654.9845.