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) October 22, 2008
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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Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
(a) On October 22, 2008, Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (“the Company) issued a press release announcing that it is scheduled to make a presentation and participate in a conference. A copy of this press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. This information is being furnished under Item 2.02 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.
Regulation FD Disclosure.
Incorporated by reference is a press release issued by the Company on October 22, 2008, which is 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.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release issued by the Company on October 22, 2008
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: October 23, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE TO PRESENT AT OPPENHEIMER
HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE AND PARTICIPATE IN SUNTRUST
ROBINSON HUMPHREY BUSINESS SERVICES UNCONFERENCE
BOCA RATON, Fla. October 22, 2008 Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) announced today that it is scheduled to make a presentation on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time at the Oppenheimer 19th Annual Healthcare Conference being held at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
Cross Countrys presentation will be webcast and accessible to the public online via the Companys web site at www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/ir_site.zhtml?ticker=ccrn&script=2100%20. Through this link, visitors will be able to access the Companys presentation made by Emil Hensel, Chief Financial Officer of Cross Country Healthcare, Inc., who will provide an overview of Cross Countrys business and prospects. Replays will be available for 90 days after the presentation or until February 4, 2009 at the same website.
In addition, Cross Country Healthcare is scheduled to participate in the SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Business Services Unconference on Thursday, November 6, 2008, being held at Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City. This event consists of small group and one-on-one investors meetings no formal presentations are being made.
About Cross Country Healthcare
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. is a leading provider of nurse and allied staffing services in the United States, a national provider of multi-specialty locum tenens (temporary physician staffing) services, a provider of clinical trials services to global pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers, as well as a provider of other human capital management services focused on healthcare. The Company has approximately 5,000 contracts with hospitals, healthcare providers, pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers, and other healthcare organizations. 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 the corporate website to automatically receive the Company's press releases, SEC filings and other notices by e-mail.
In addition to historical information, this press release contains statements relating to our future results (including certain projections and business trends) that are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), and are subject to the safe harbor created by those sections. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are predictive in nature, depend upon or refer to future events. Words such as expects, anticipates, intends, plans, believes, estimates, suggests, seeks, will and variations of such words and similar expressions intended to identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks , uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results and performance to be materially different from any future results or performance expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors include, without limitation, the following: our ability to attract and retain qualified nurses, physicians and other healthcare personnel, costs and availability of short-term housing for our travel nurses and physicians, demand for the healthcare services we provide, both nationally and in the regions in which we operate, the functioning of our information systems, the effect of existing or future government regulation and federal and state legislative and enforcement initiatives on our business, our clients ability to pay us for our services, our ability to successfully implement our acquisition and development strategies, the effect of liabilities and other claims asserted against us, the effect of competition in the markets we serve, our ability to successfully defend the Company, its subsidiaries, and its officers and directors on the merits of any lawsuit or determine its potential liability, if any, and other factors set forth in Item 1A. Risk Factors in the Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, and our other Securities and Exchange Commission filings made during 2008.
Although we believe that these statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, we cannot guarantee future results and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect managements opinions only as of the date of this press release. There can be no assurance that (i) we have correctly measured or identified all of the factors affecting our business or the extent of these factors likely impact, (ii) the available information with respect to these factors on which such analysis is based is complete or accurate, (iii) such analysis is correct or (iv) our strategy, which is based in part on this analysis, will be successful. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements. All references to we, us, our, or Cross Country in this press release mean Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. , its subsidiaries and affiliates.
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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