BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) announced today that
Richard M. Mastaler has been elected to its Board of Directors. He
joined the Board on June 21, 2011, bringing the number of Board members
"We are pleased to welcome Rich Mastaler to our Board of Directors,"
said Joseph A. Boshart, President and chief Executive Officer of Cross
Country Healthcare, Inc. "He brings more than 30 years of executive
management experience across the healthcare services spectrum, including
managed care, insurance, health tech, diagnostic laboratory services,
and hospital administration. We look forward to the expertise and
contributions Rich will add to the diverse skills and in-depth knowledge
of our Board members," added Mr. Boshart.
Mr. Mastaler is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Managed
Health Venture, Inc., a managed care consulting firm, which he founded
in 2002. He previously held executive-level positions with CCN Managed
Care, Inc., Magellan Health Services, Inc., Preferred Health Networks,
QualMed, Inc., Humana Medical Plan, Unilab Corporation, and three Humana
hospitals. Mr. Mastaler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business
Administration from Florida State University and a Master's degree in
Healthcare Administration from George Washington University. He also is
a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Mr. Mastaler is an investor in and currently serves on the Board of
Directors of privately-held MedeAnalytics, Inc., MedeAnalytics
International, Ltd., and One Recovery, Inc. He also served on the Board
of Directors of American Service Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASGR) from 2001 —
About Cross Country Healthcare
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. is a diversified leader in healthcare
staffing services offering a comprehensive suite of staffing and
outsourcing services to the healthcare market that include nurse and
allied staffing, physician staffing, clinical trial services and other
human capital management services. The Company believes it is one of the
top two providers of travel nurse and allied staffing services; one of
the top four providers of temporary physician staffing (locum tenens)
services; and a leading provider of clinical trial staffing services,
retained physician search services and educational seminars specifically
for the healthcare marketplace. On a company-wide basis, Cross Country
Healthcare has approximately 4,200 contracts with hospitals and
healthcare facilities, pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers, and
other healthcare organizations to provide its healthcare staffing and
outsourcing solutions. Copies of this and other news releases as well as
additional information about Cross Country Healthcare can be obtained
online at www.crosscountryhealthcare.com.
Shareholders and prospective investors can also register at this website
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Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.
Howard A. Goldman, 877-686-9779
& Corporate Relations
Source: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.
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