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Published Date: Dec. 11, 1998 Company Name: Olsten Corporation Address: 175 Broadhollow Road Melville, N.Y. 11747 Main Telephone Number: 516-844-7800 Internet Home Page Address (URL): www.olsten.com Chief Executive Officer: Frank N. Liguori Chief Financial Officer: Anthony J. Puglisi Investor Relations Contact: David R. Fluhrer Business number: 516-844-7590 Home number: 516-844-7022 Public Relations Contact: David R. Fluhrer Business number: 516-844-7590 Home number: 516-844-7022 Trading Symbol/ Exchange: NYSE:OLS Industry: Staffing Services, Home Healthcare, Information Technology Services
Company description: Olsten Corporation (NYSE NYSE
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OLS Online System ) is a world leader in staffing services and North America's largest provider of both home health care and home infusion services. Primarily through Olsten Staffing Services, the company operates more than 900 staffing or information technology offices in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , South America South America, fourth largest continent (1991 est. pop. 299,150,000), c.6,880,000 sq mi (17,819,000 sq km), the southern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. and Europe Europe (yr`əp), 6th largest continent, c.4,000,000 sq mi (10,360,000 sq km) including adjacent islands (1992 est. pop. 512,000,000). , providing assignment employees to business, industry and government, as well as services for the design, development and maintenance of information systems. Through its Olsten Health Services health services Managed care The benefits covered under a health contract subsidiaries, the company's nearly 500 health care offices in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and Canada provide health care Network Services and caregivers for home health care and institutions, home infusion and other therapies, and management services to hospital-based home health agencies.
In 1997, Olsten Corporation employed approximately 670,000 people serving approximately 625,000 client/patient accounts. The company achieved 1997 system-wide sales of $4.8 billion and revenues of $4.1 billion.