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Schuyler Hospital names Lou Sand Award winner

At their Annual Meeting May 25, 2011, Schuyler Hospital announced the recipient of the 2011 Lou Sand Award.Tina Canfield, Respiratory Technician, received five nominations for the award from her fellow staff members at Schuyler Hospital. The nominations described Canfield as “kind, caring, compassionate and professional.” In addition, they read that Canfield “goes out of her way to help others and always has a smile on her face.” And, “Canfield has an ability to put patients at ease and always provides excellent care.”Canfield has worked in Schuyler Hospital’s Respiratory Therapy Department since 1988. She first joined Schuyler Hospital in 1987 as part of the Dietary team. After two years, she left to pursue her education in Respiratory Therapy, then returned to Schuyler Hospital pursue her new career.Canfield is very active in her church. She has three daughters – Jamie, Jackie and Megan – and is a proud new grandmother.Schuyler Hospital annually gives the award in memory of Lou Sand to an employee who demonstrates exemplary service to others, and whose compassionate commitment of service to their fellow employees, patients, residents and community brightens the lives of those they touch; traits exemplified by Lou Sand.For more information, contact Schuyler Hospital at (607) 535-7121 or go to www.schuylerhospital.org.

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