Converted by EDGARwiz


 

 

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

———————

FORM 8-K

———————

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 29, 2008

———————

[http://api.tenkwizard.com/cgi/image?quest=1&rid=23&ipage=5432974&doc=2]

———————

Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

———————


Delaware

0-33169

13-4066229

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission

File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

6551 Park of Commerce Blvd., N.W., Boca Raton, FL 33487

(Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)

(561) 998-2232

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, If Changed Since Last Report.)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

¨

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

¨

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

¨

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

¨

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 






Item 2.02

Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

(a)  On January 29, 2008, Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (“the Company”) issued a press release announcing that it is scheduled to make a presentation.  A copy of this press releases is filed as Exhibits 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.

Item 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure.

Incorporated by reference is a press releases issued by the Company on January 29, 2008, which is attached hereto as Exhibits 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.

Item 8.01

Other Events.

Incorporated by reference is a press release issued by the Company on February 1, 2008, and attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2. 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 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liability of such section.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)  Exhibits


          

Exhibit

     

Description

   

 

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press Release issued by the Company on January 29, 2008

 

99.2

 

Press Release issued by the Company on February 1, 2008



2






SIGNATURES

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.

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ EMIL HENSEL

 

Name: 

Emil Hensel

 

Title:

Chief Financial Officer


Dated: February 5, 2008




3



LINK


Item 2.02

Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

Item 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure.

Item 8.01

Other Events.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.






BP[jobnumber] -- Cross Country -- Exhibit 99.1

Exhibit 99.1



[http://api.tenkwizard.com/cgi/image?quest=1&rid=23&ipage=5432974&doc=4]

     NEWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE TO PRESENT AT

UBS GLOBAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES CONFERENCE


BOCA RATON, Fla. – January 29, 2008 – Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) announced today that it is scheduled to make a presentation on Tuesday, February 12, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time at the 2008 UBS Global Healthcare Services Conference being held at the Grand Hyatt New York hotel in New York City.


Cross Country’s presentation will be webcast and accessible to the public online via the Company’s web site at http://ir.crosscountryhealthcare.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=130015&p=irol-irhome.  Through this link, visitors will be able to access the Company’s presentation made by Joseph Boshart, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cross Country Healthcare, Inc., who will provide an overview of Cross Country’s business and prospects.  Replays will be available on a limited basis shortly after the presentation until the end of the day on March 14, 2008 at the same website address.


Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. is a leading provider of nurse and allied staffing services in the United States, 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 a national client base of approximately 4,000 hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, 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.


This release 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 apartment 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, including from time to time entering into Letters of Intent which may or may not result in the completion of an acquisition, 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 under the caption "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006, as well as in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q issued during 2007. Although we believe that these statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, we cannot guarantee future results. Given these uncertainties, the forward-looking statements as discussed might not occur.


# # #


For further information, please contact:

Howard A. Goldman

Director/Investor & Corporate Relations

Phone: 877-686-9779

Email: hgoldman@crosscountry.com




6551 Park of Commerce Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33487

Tel: (800) 347-2264   Fax: (561) 998-8533   www.crosscountry.com


BP[jobnumber] -- Cross Country -- Exhibit 99.1

Exhibit 99.2



[http://api.tenkwizard.com/cgi/image?quest=1&rid=23&ipage=5432974&doc=6]

 NEWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END
2007 EARNINGS RELEASE DATE AND CONFERENCE CALL INFORMATION


BOCA RATON, Fla. – February 1, 2008 – Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and year-end 2007 financial results on Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company intends to distribute its earnings press release after the close of business on Monday, March 3, 2008.


This call will be webcast live by CCBN/Thomson Financial and can be accessed at the Company’s website at www.crosscountryhealthcare.com or by dialing 877-915-2768 from anywhere in the U.S. or by dialing 210-234-0002 from non-U.S. locations – Passcode: Cross Country. A replay of the webcast will be available from March 4th through March 18th. A replay of the conference call will be available by telephone from approximately noon Eastern Time on March 4th until March 18th by calling 866-457-5505 from anywhere in the U.S. or 203-369-1279 from non-U.S. locations.


The webcast will also be distributed over Thomson Financial’s Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Investors can listen to the call through Thomson Financial's individual investor center at www.companyboardroom.com or by visiting any of the investor sites in Thomson Financial's Individual Investor Network. 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 nurse and allied staffing services in the United States, 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 a national client base of approximately 4,000 hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, 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.



For further information, please contact:

Howard A. Goldman

Director/Investor & Corporate Relations

Phone: 877-686-9779

Email: hgoldman@crosscountry.com




6551 Park of Commerce Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33487

Tel: (800) 347-2264 Fax: (561) 998-8533 www.crosscountry.com