In-Network Plus Spotlight: Deaconess Health System

womens104 (3) copyNational Research Corporation (NRC) recently named Deaconess Health System as a Consumer Choice Award winner for being “most preferred” and offering “highest quality” services as rated by consumers. Deaconess serves Southern Indiana, Southeastern Illinois, and Western Kentucky.

We are proud to have Deaconess as part of Alliance Coal’s In-Network Plus and encourage employees and families in the Tri-State area to take advantage of their care. Deaconess Health System features six hospitals, more than 20 primary care locations, and several specialty facilities. This includes the Deaconess Clinic, a multi-specialty group practice of more than 100 physicians at ambulatory sites conveniently located throughout Evansville and surrounding communities.

You probably know In-Network Plus as the place where you can get 100% coverage for most services. But it’s much more than that. These are the trusted providers that collaborate with our health team toward the goal of better health for Alliance Coal employees and their families. To find a Deaconess physician that’s right for you, visit and click on “Find a Doctor”—or call 800-467-9050.

Quick Tips for a Healthier 2013

BoIt’s New Year’s resolution time again. What will you do in 2013 to live a healthier life? Here are a few suggestions from Dr. Bo Axelsson in the Alliance Tulsa Health Center.

Keep it simple. Focus on one personal health goal, with a few small improvements that you can stick with. For example, lose 10 pounds and keep it off. Start by cutting back on sugary sodas and energy drinks—and drinking more water.

Find a way to move more. Exercise doesn’t have to be done in a gym. Any kind of movement is better than sitting on the couch. Play with your kids or grandkids, work on projects around the house, walk up and down the stairs—it all counts. (more…)