8-K 1 d740963d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K





Washington D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): May 14, 2019




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware    001-15925    13-3893191

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation or organization)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

4000 Meridian Boulevard

Franklin, Tennessee 37067

(Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (615) 465-7000



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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

Emerging growth company  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $0.01 par value   CYH   New York Stock Exchange




Item 5.07.

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The Company held its annual meeting of its stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 14, 2019. At the Annual Meeting, the stockholders voted on three proposals, each of which is described more fully in the Company’s Proxy Statement for the Annual Meeting. The following describes the matters that were submitted to the vote of the stockholders of the Company at the Annual Meeting and the result of the votes on these matters:

(1) The stockholders elected each of the following persons as directors of the Company for terms that expire at the 2020 annual meeting of stockholders of the Company and until their respective successors have been elected and have qualified:



   For      Against        Abstain        Broker

(a) John A. Clerico

   83,778,721        1,347,006          38,273        17,732,931

(b) Michael Dinkins

   84,721,479        404,144          38,377        17,732,931

(c) James S. Ely III

   84,631,003        494,770          38,227        17,732,931

(d) John A. Fry

   83,974,812        1,150,558          38,630        17,732,931

(e) Tim L. Hingtgen

   83,692,758        1,432,679          38,563        17,732,931

(f) Elizabeth T. Hirsch

   84,373,357        758,960          31,683        17,732,931

(g) William Norris Jennings, M.D.

   84,102,896        1,026,626          34,478        17,732,931

(h) K. Ranga Krishnan, MBBS

   84,608,462        516,111          39,427        17,732,931

(i) Julia B. North

   83,224,121        1,906,615          33,264        17,732,931

(j) Wayne T. Smith

   83,571,607        1,217,417          374,976        17,732,931

(k) H. James Williams, Ph.D.

   84,610,265        478,695          75,040        17,732,931

(2) The stockholders approved the advisory resolution regarding the Company’s executive compensation:


For   Against   Abstain   Broker
83,353,400   1,720,703   89,897   17,732,931

(3) The stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP, as the Company’s independent registered public accountants for 2019:


For   Against   Abstain   Broker
100,764,035   1,831,770   301,126   n/a




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: May 14, 2019    



    By:   /s/ Wayne T. Smith
      Wayne T. Smith

Chairman of the Board and Chief

Executive Officer

(principal executive officer)