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                     U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                     FORM 4

                  STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

    Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
       Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or
               Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940

[_]  Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5
     obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b). (Print or Type Responses)

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1.   Name and Address of Reporting Person*

     Boshart                         Joseph                A.
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   (Last)                           (First)             (Middle)

     17801 Fieldbrook Circle W.
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                                    (Street)

     Boca Raton                        FL                33496
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   (City)                           (State)              (Zip)

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2.   Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

     Cross Country, Inc. (CCRN)
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3.   IRS Identification Number of Reporting Person, if an Entity (Voluntary)

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4.   Statement for Month/Year

     August 2002
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5.   If Amendment, Date of Original (Month/Year)

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6.   Relationship of Reporting Person to Issuer
     (Check all applicable)

     [X]  Director                             [_]  10% Owner
     [X]  Officer (give title below)           [_]  Other (specify below)

President and Chief Executive Officer
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7.   Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

     [X]  Form filed by One Reporting Person
     [_]  Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
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           Table I -- Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of,
                             or Beneficially Owned
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<TABLE>
<CAPTION>
                                                          4.                          5.             6.
                                                          Securities Acquired (A)     Amount of      Owner-
                                             3.           or Disposed of (D)          Securities     ship
                                             Trans-       (Instr. 3, 4 and 5)         Benefi-        Form:       7.
                               2.            action       -----------------------     cially         Direct      Nature of
1.                             Transaction   Code                                     Owned at End   (D) or      Indirect
Title of Security              Date          (Instr. 8)              (A)              or Month       Indirect    Beneficial
(Instr. 3)                     (Month/       ----------              or               (Instr. 3      (I)         Ownership
                               Day/Year)     Code  V      Amount     (D)   Price      and 4)         (Instr.4)   (Instr. 4)
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<S>                            <C>           <C>   <C>    <C>        <C>   <C>        <C>            <C>         <C>


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Common Stock                   8/22/02       X            14,000      A    7.75                         
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Common Stock                   8/22/02       P             1,000      A   14.56
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Common Stock                   8/22/02       P               100      A   14.64
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Common Stock                   8/22/02       P               600      A   14.62
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Common Stock                   8/22/02       P              1800      A   14.65
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                                                                                     118,159         D
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                                                                                     105,053         1           (1)
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</TABLE>

Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially
          owned directly or indirectly.

*    If the Form is filed by more than one  reporting  person,  see  Instruction
     5(b)(v).

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                                                                      (Over)
                                                             SEC 1474 (3-99)




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FORM 4 (continued)

Table II -- Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
         (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)

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<TABLE>
<CAPTION>
                                                                                                                    10.     
                                                                                                          9.        Owner-  
                                                                                                          Number    ship    
                                                                                                          of        Form
                    2.                                                                                    Deriv-    of     
                    Conver-                    5.                              7.                         ative     Deriv-   11.    
                    sion                       Number of                       Title and Amount           Secur-    ative    Nature 
                    or                         Derivative    6.                of Underlying     8.       ities     Secur-   of     
                    Exer-             4.       Securities    Date              Securities        Price    Bene-     ity:     In-    
                    cise     3.       Trans-   Acquired (A)  Exercisable and   (Instr. 3 and 4)  of       ficially  Direct   direct 
                    Price    Trans-   action   or Disposed   Expiration Date   ----------------  Deriv-   Owned     (D) or   Bene-  
1.                  of       action   Code     of(D)         (Month/Day/Year)            Amount  ative    at End    In-      ficial 
Title of            Deriv-   Date     (Instr.  (Instr. 3,    ----------------            or      Secur-   of        direct   Owner- 
Derivative          ative    (Month/  8)       4 and 5)      Date     Expira-            Number  ity      Month     (I)      ship   
Security            Secur-   Day/     ------   ------------  Exer-    tion               of      (Instr.  (Instr.   (Instr.  (Instr.
(Instr. 3)          ity      Year)    Code V    (A)   (D)    cisable  Date     Title     Shares  5)       4)        4)       4)
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<S>                 <C>      <C>      <C>  <C>  <C>   <C>    <C>      <C>      <C>       <C>     <C>      <C>       <C>      <C>


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Employee Stock                                                                  Common
Option(right to buy)Exercise 8/22/02   X              14,000  (2)     12/16/09  Stock    14,000   7.75(3)  498,964   D
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</TABLE>

Explanation of Responses:

(1) 89,480 are held by his spouse, 10,382 shares are held by his daughters (each
daughter holding 5,191 shares) and 5,191 shares are held by his son.

(2) The option is subject to the vesting schedule set forth in the Amended and
Restated Cross Country, Inc. 1999 Equity Participation Plan. The option is
immediately exercisable as to 320,434 shares. The option will be exercisable as
to 384,521 shares as of December 16, 2002, 448,607 shares as of June 16, 2003
and 512,964 shares as of December 16, 2003. After this transaction, the option
will be immediately exercisable as to 306,434 shares and will be exercisable as
to 370,521 shares as of December 16, 2002, 434,607 shares as of June 16, 2003
and 498,964 shares as of December 16, 2003.

(3) Pursuant to the Amended and Restated Cross Country, Inc. 1999 Equity
Participation Plan, the first tranche of 91,745 shares will be exercisable at
$7.75 per share, the second tranche of 172,697 shares will be exercisable at
$11.62 per share, the third tranche of 172,697 shares will be exercisable at
$15.50 per share, the fourth tranche of 37,777 shares will be exercisable at
$19.37 per share and the remaining tranche of 37,778 shares will be exercisable
at $23.25 per share. After this transaction the first tranche will be reduced by
14,000 shares to 77,745 shares, which shares will be exercisable at $7.75 per
share and the remainder of the tranches will be exercisable in the amounts and
at the prices described above.


Joseph A. Boshart


/s/ Joseph A. Boshart                                         8/23/02
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**Signature of Reporting Person                                 Date


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