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) November 14, 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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Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
(a) On November 14, 2006, Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing that it is scheduled to make a presentation. 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 November 14, 2006, 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 November 14, 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: November 16, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE TO PRESENT AT
MERRILL LYNCH HEALTH SERVICES INVESTOR CONFERENCE
BOCA RATON, Fla. November 14, 2006 Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) announced today that it is scheduled to make a presentation on Tuesday, November 28, 2006, at 8:45 a.m. Eastern Time at the Merrill Lynch Health Services Investor 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 http://ir.crosscountryhealthcare.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=130015&p=irol-irhome. 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 14 days after the presentation at the same website address.
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. is a leading provider of healthcare staffing services in the United States. The Company has a national client base of approximately 3,000 hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and other healthcare providers. 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.
The Companys presentation contains forward-looking statements that are predictive in nature, that depend upon or refer to future events or conditions or that include words such as "expects", "anticipates", "intends", "plans", "believes", "estimates", suggests and similar expressions are forward-looking statements. These 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: our ability to attract and retain qualified nurses and other healthcare personnel, costs and availability of short-term leases for our travel nurses, 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 Companys, 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 under the caption "Risk Factors" in the Company's 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005.
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