Community Health Systems CEO gets $4.2M in cash incentives; Providers far from done with ICD-10 conversion;

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> The board of directors of Tennessee's Community Health Systems last week approved $4.2 million in cash incentive payments for Chairman, President and CEO Wayne Smith, according to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. SEC Data

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> Three out of four healthcare providers say their ICD-10 implementation process is 25 percent or less complete, while one-third have not yet started the process, according to a study by healthcare consultants Aloft Group. Article

> While lots of doctors recommend exercise--advice that often falls on deaf ears--one Raleigh, N.C., physician is taking a hands-on approach and working out right alongside his patients. Article

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