Medical Music Therapy: Another Tool in Pain Relief Treatment Interview with:
Seneca Block, Ph.D(c), MT-BC  
The Lauren Rich Fine Endowed Director of Expressive Therapies
Adjunct Instructor, School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry, CWRU
Director AMTA National Roster Internship
Board Certified Music Therapist
University Hospitals Connor Whole Health
Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland Ohio 44106 What is the background for this study? What types of music do you utilize?

Response: We summarized a process improvement initiative aimed to increase a large scale medical music therapy group’s (13.3FTE) pre and post metrics collection of patient reported outcomes including stress, pain, anxiety and coping. Music Therapy sessions featured multiple interventions utilizing patient preferred music facilitated live by board certified music therapists. As a quality improvement initiative, a series of team training sessions were implemented to provide education on data capturing techniques of patient reported outcomes.

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