SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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) January 17, 2006
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
6551 Park of Commerce Blvd., N.W., Boca Raton, FL 33487
(Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, If Changed Since Last Report.)
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Incorporated by reference is a press release, issued by Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (“the Company) on January 17, 2006 and attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. This information is being furnished under Item 8.01 and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1034, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liability of such section.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release issued by the Company on January 17, 2006
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.
/s/ EMIL HENSEL
Chief Financial Officer
Dated: January 18, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END
2005 EARNINGS RELEASE DATE AND CONFERENCE CALL INFORMATION
BOCA RATON, Fla. January 17, 2006 Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and year end 2005 financial results on Tuesday, February 14, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company intends to distribute its earnings press release after the close of business on Monday, February 13, 2006.
This call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial/CCBN and can be accessed at the Companys website at www.crosscountry.com or by dialing 888-323-9686 from anywhere in the U.S. or by dialing 210-839-8502 from non-U.S. locations Passcode: Cross Country. A replay of the webcast will be available from February 14th through February 28th. A replay of the conference call will be available by telephone from approximately 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on February 14th until February 28th by calling 800-994-1518 from anywhere in the U.S. or 203-369-3416 from non-U.S. locations.
The webcast will also be distributed over Thomson Financial/CCBN's Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Investors can listen to the call through Thomson Financial/CCBN's individual investor center at www.companyboardroom.com or by visiting any of the investor sites in Thomson Financial/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 Thomson Financial/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 Companys 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
6551 Park of Commerce Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33487
Tel: (800) 347-2264 Fax: (561) 998-8533 www.crosscountry.com