Cross Country Healthcare To Partner With Broward College To Invest In The Future Of Nursing

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Boca Raton-based Cross Country Healthcare, a provider of innovative healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services, will provide funding to support the Broward College nursing program and its Health Sciences Simulation (SIM) Center.

Cross Country Healthcare will commit $1 million over a period of ten years through an educational partnership with the intent to cultivate a future of strong, highly skilled clinicians that will be ready to treat patients with quality care.

“Cross Country Healthcare is proud to invest in the future of healthcare here in our own South Florida community. Broward College is an amazing institute for higher learning that focuses on student success by developing informed and creative individuals capable of contributing to a knowledge- and service-based global society,” said William J. Grubbs, President & Chief Executive Officer of Cross Country Healthcare. “We believe that this partnership is another way for us to further develop the healthcare community and ultimately improve patient care.”

Some of the initiatives planned include:

Creation of the Cross Country Healthcare Critical Care Lab within the Broward College SIM Center;

Development of curriculum and the offering of advanced, customized, and/or specialty training for the company and their employees;

Sponsorship of nursing programs and activities through the College;

And establishment of scholarships.