BP 53972 Cross Country Healthcare   

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

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FORM 8-K



CURRENT REPORT


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) February 8, 2005



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Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware

0-33169

13-4066229

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission

File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)



6551 Park of Commerce Blvd., N.W., Boca Raton, FL 33487

(Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)


(561) 998-2232

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, If Changed Since Last Report.)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


□ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

□ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

□ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

□ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))








Item 8.01 Other Events.


Incorporated by reference is a press release, issued by Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (“the Company”) on February 8, 2005 and attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.  This information is being furnished under Item 7.01 and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liability of such section.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(c) Exhibits


Exhibit

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press Release issued by the Company on February 8, 2005

   




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SIGNATURES


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.


 

CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE, INC.

 

  

 

  

 

By:

/s/ EMIL HENSEL

 

Name:

Emil Hensel

 

Title:

Chief Financial Officer

Dated:  February 9, 2005




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Item 8.01 Other Events.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.






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Exhibit 99.1





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     NEWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END 2004 EARNINGS RELEASE DATE AND CONFERENCE CALL INFORMATION


BOCA RATON, Fla. – February 8, 2005 – Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and year end 2004 financial results on Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.  The Company intends to distribute its earnings press release after the close of business on Monday, March 7, 2005.


This call will be webcast live by CCBN and can be accessed at the Company’s website at www.crosscountry.com or by dialing 877-915-2769 from anywhere in the U.S. or by dialing 630-395-0018 from non-U.S. locations – Passcode: Cross Country.  A replay of the webcast will be available from March 8th through March 22nd.  A replay of the conference call will be available by telephone from approximately 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 8th until March 22nd by calling 800-793-2384 from anywhere in the U.S. or 402-280-1608 from non-U.S. locations.


The webcast will also be distributed over CCBN's Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors.  Individual investors can listen to the call through CCBN's individual investor center at www.companyboardroom.com or by visiting any of the investor sites in CCBN's Individual Investor Network such as America Online's Personal Finance Channel, Fidelity Investments(R) (Fidelity.com) and others.  Institutional investors can access the call via CCBN's password-protected event management site, StreetEvents (www.streetevents.com).


Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. is a leading provider of healthcare staffing services in the United States as well as a provider of human capital management services.  The Company has a client base of approximately 3,000 hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and other healthcare providers across all 50 states.  Copies of this and other news releases as well as additional information about Cross Country can be obtained online at www.crosscountry.com.  Shareholders and prospective investors can also register at the corporate website to automatically receive the Company’s press releases, SEC filings and other notices by e-mail.


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For further information, please contact:

Howard A. Goldman

Director/Investor & Corporate Relations

Phone: 877-686-9779

Email: hgoldman@crosscountry.com

Additional information about our business:


Cross Country Staffing

Healthcare Staffing


Cross Country TravCorps

Travel Nursing


Cross Country Local

Per Diem Nurse


MedStaff

Travel Nursing
Per Diem Nurse


NovaPro

Travel Nursing


Assignment America

International Nursing


MRA

Nurse Recruiting


ClinForce

Clinical Staffing


Cross Country University

CEU Continuing Education for Nurses


Cejka Search

Physician Jobs
Executive Search



6551 Park of Commerce Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33487

Tel: (800) 347-2264   Fax: (561) 998-8533   www.crosscountry.com