Schuyler Hospital Names Lou Sand Award Recipient

At their annual Employee Recognition Dinner May 9, 2018, Schuyler Hospital announced the recipient of the 2018 Lou Sand Award.

Paty Kelly, NP, for Seneca View and Schuyler Hospital, was nominated for the award by her coworkers.

Highlights from the nominations include, “Paty is warm, empathetic and always looking to do the right thing for patients she sees. We are so lucky to have someone with her experience and skill set to help give the best care to our patients. She is a delight to work with and she is always agreeable to pitching in when needed.” … “Paty is a great asset to our organization. She has helped us tremendously and made life of all providers much better. She is dedicated and very conscientious in taking care of her patients.” … “Paty is dedicated to the skilled nursing patients. She is a team player with one goal in mind to make the patient care here at Seneca View skilled nursing the best possible. During monthly rounds the patients respond to Paty –she is always responsive to their needs. She treats the whole team with respect and consideration, she is very involved in the community here in the Hospital and outside in our surrounding community.” … “Paty has made a world of difference in the care provided to residents in Seneca View. Her daily presence, responsiveness to the nurses and understanding of the Long Term Care regulatory process has certainly improved quality. She is a wonderful addition and asset and we appreciate her immensely.”

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 email

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