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Music Pharmacy

19Dec

One Year After Diagnosis,

As a Board member and Volunteer Musician for Musicians On Call, Kevin O’Toole has witnessed music heal on a regular basis. Since he joined the National Board of Directors in 2013, he has transformed hospital rooms in New York and Nashville into one-on-one concerts through the Bedside Performance Program. In late 2018, Kevin was given a cancer diagnosis that would change everything. One year after beginning treatment, we are pleased to hear that his treatment is going well! After receiving the initial news, Musicians On Call was quick to start a Music Pharmacy at Froedtert Hospital, the hospital where he was being treated. Though we didn’t yet have programs in Wisconson, these Music Pharmacies help bring music to patients on their own time. Each Music Pharmacy package contains noise-canceling headphones, […]

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18Feb

Music Pharmacy Helps Brig

UPDATE 12/10/2019: Musicians On Call is proud to announce Milwaukee now has Bedside Performance Programs at Froedtert Hospital, the very facility where Kevin O’Toole being treated. We continue to root for Kevin as he battles cancer and we are grateful for the opportunity to deliver the healing power of music to more patients in his honor. Original article presented below As a Board member and Volunteer Musician for Musicians On Call, Kevin O’Toole has witnessed music heal on a regular basis. Since he joined the National Board of Directors in 2013, he has transformed hospital rooms in New York and Nashville into one-on-one concerts through the Bedside Performance Program. Then, with his recent diagnosis of cancer, it became his turn to receive the healing power of music. We couldn’t help […]

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03May

Microsoft Teams Up With M

Members of the Microsoft team celebrated their Volunteer Day by creating special Music Pharmacy packages! Packed with special tablets donated by Microsoft, they were able to set up 30 tablets and complete 10 Music Pharmacies to send to 10 different healthcare facilities across the country. These Music Pharmacies will allow patients to experience the healing power of music on their own time with customized playlists and noise-canceling headphones. Also featured in the packages were photos from the program letting patients see who helped make their Music Pharmacy possible. Special thanks to Microsoft for their tablet donations and to the Microsoft staff members for donating their time!  

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