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Aug 17, 2017

Cross Country Healthcare takes top rankings on SIA's 2017 Largest Healthcare Staffing Firms list, with its Per Diem division taking the #1 spot

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) is proud to be recognized on Staffing Industry Analysts' (SIA) 2017 Largest Healthcare Staffing Firms in the United States list. Cross Country Healthcare was very pleased to take the top ranked spot for the Largest Per Diem Nurse Staffing Firm in 2017. The Company ranked third in the overall rankings of 2017 Largest Healthcare Staffing Firms and ranked second for Largest Travel Nurse Staffing Firms. In addition, Cross Country Healthcare ranked sixth for both Locum Tenens and Allied Staffing Firms.

Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (PRNewsfoto/Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.)

"Cross Country Healthcare remains devoted to delivering the highest quality service, clinicians and value to the healthcare organizations we serve, while at the same time growing our businesses and creating shareholder value. Our rankings on the SIA list is a validation of the achievements we have made in all areas. We are continuously working to establish our company and family of brands as true leaders in everything we do. Taking the number one spot on the SIA Largest Per Diem Staffing Firm list is a tremendous honor and a huge compliment to our per diem staffing team," states William Grubbs, President and CEO of Cross Country Healthcare. "We believe our steadfast focus will deliver the growth and market share we are looking to achieve.  Furthermore, our ability to ultimately grow revenue is the result of our hard-working, dedicated corporate employees that continue to produce results."

Vickie Anenberg, Cross Country Staffing President, a division of Cross Country Healthcare, explains, "Our per diem team has been particularly nimble in their ability to capitalize on several organizational strategies to help them achieve this honor of being the largest per diem nurse staffing firm. They have strategically linked to the company's Managed Service Provider contracts, EMR transition staffing contracts and other project-based business opportunities in order to grow their business. The per diem team has also continued to develop their branch markets to see beyond the traditional acute care buyer, their largest segment, to grow revenue in multiple markets such as long-term acute care, ambulatory, schools, corrections, government, insurance and more."

The list was released on August 7, 2017 and ranks 39 firms that generated $50 million or more in US healthcare temporary staffing revenue last year. Added together, the firms generated $10.0 billion in such revenue.  The Report also ranks travel nurse, per diem nurse, locum tenens and allied healthcare temporary staffing firms. Staffing Industry Analysts ranked companies by revenue, according to industry custom, but this ranking should not be taken to imply that a firm with a higher rank provides better service or more value to its shareholders.

Cross Country Healthcare is a national leader in providing innovative healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services. Our solutions leverage our nearly 40 years of expertise and insight to assist clients in solving complex labor-related challenges while maintaining high quality outcomes. We are dedicated to recruiting and placing highly qualified healthcare professionals in virtually every specialty and area of expertise. Our diverse client base includes both clinical and nonclinical settings, servicing acute care hospitals, physician practice groups, outpatient and ambulatory-care centers, nursing facilities, both public schools and charter schools, rehabilitation and sports medicine clinics, government facilities, and homecare. Through our national staffing teams and network of 85 office locations, we are able to place clinicians on travel and per diem assignments, local short-term contracts and permanent positions. We are a market leader in providing flexible workforce management solutions, which include managed service programs (MSP), internal resource pool consulting and development, electronic medical record (EMR) transition staffing, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive modeling and other outsourcing and consultative services. In addition, we provide both retained and contingent placement services for healthcare executives, physicians, and other healthcare professionals.

About Staffing Industry Analysts 
Founded in 1989, Staffing Industry Analysts is the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions. Our proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non-employed work including temporary staffing, independent contracting and other types of contingent labor. SIA's independent and objective analysis provides insights into the services and suppliers operating in the workforce solutions ecosystem including staffing firms, managed service providers, recruitment process outsourcers, payrolling/ compliance firms and talent acquisition technology specialists such as vendor management systems, online staffing platforms, crowdsourcing and online work services. We also provide training and accreditation with our unique Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program.

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