Press Release:  Denise Leichter, RN, CNO/COO RN India (310) 576-3080




Santa Monica, CA  Effective May 12, 2008 - RN India and RNI Staffing have achieved the Gold Seal of Approval™ for Health Care Staffing Services from The Joint Commission.

RN India underwent an on-site review of its compliance with national standards addressing how staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of their staff, how they place their staff, and how they monitor staff’s ongoing performance.

“Health care organizations that contract with RN India and RNI Staffing can look to this certification as an assurance that RN India and RNI Staffing demonstrate a commitment to providing and continuously improving quality services” says Michele Sacco, M.S., Executive Director, Health Care Staffing Services Certification, Joint Commission.

“Coming from an acute care hospital CNO role; it has been a long term vision to bring the Joint Commission Standards of Quality to this company.  Certification recognizes RN India and RNI Staffing’s dedication to providing nurses that are qualified to provide high quality care to patients”, says Denise Leichter, RN, CNO/COO. “We’re proud of the global team effort to recruit, train and monitor the International Nurses performance as they provide competent and compassionate care within diverse communities, and to receive The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™.”

“Our organization was founded in 2003 with self imposed quality standards to recruit international nurses to assist with the escalating nursing shortage in the USA” said Lalit Pattanaik, JD and founding Principal of RN India.

Laban Pattanaik, MBA and Principal of RN India said, “This will be a second significant milestone for us this year focusing on sustainable systems and ethical business practices as founding members of the AAIHR and contributors to the AAIHR Code of Ethics and Professional Practice Guidelines.”  We now join a new circle of identified quality organizations that protects our nurses and clients.

An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.  For more information on the services of RN India; go to