New Episode of Advancements TV Series to Explore Methods for Breaking Common Barriers to Care for Veterans

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A look at solutions in care and support for returning Veterans.

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We have leveraged the deep clinical resources of Mass General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School faculties, technology, and emerging evidence-based treatments to provide life-saving, holistic care to Veterans and military families from across the nation."

Scheduled to broadcast Q1/2021, Advancements with Ted Danson will focus on recent improvements in treatment for Veterans returning with post-traumatic stress (PTS) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Check local listings for more info.

Home Base, a partnership of the Red Sox Foundation (RSF) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), has been breaking new ground, leading regional and national efforts with a multi-disciplinary team of experts working together to help service members, Veterans, and their families heal from the invisible wounds of TBI, PTS, and related conditions.

In this segment, viewers will hear from experts in the field about Home Base and its initiatives, which are specifically designed to overcome common barriers to care for returning Veterans.

Providing care and support since its inception to more than 24,000 Veterans and family members, and having trained more than 79,000 clinicians, educators, first responders and community members – audiences will learn how Home Base works to ensure a brighter future for the 21st century warrior and military family.

"Home Base has reimagined what is possible and developed new models of care For Veterans with mental health and brain injuries received during their service to this nation. Through these intensive clinical programs, we now fly veterans and their family members to Boston and provide them with the best care possible all at NO Cost to them,” said retired Brigadier General Jack Hammond, Executive Director of Home Base. “We have leveraged the deep clinical resources of Mass General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School faculties, technology, and emerging evidence-based treatments to provide life-saving, holistic care to Veterans and military families from across the nation."

Spectators will see how Home Base’s integrated team of child and adult psychiatrists, clinical psychologists and neuropsychologists, nurses and nurse practitioners, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, licensed clinical social workers, addictions specialists, and peer-to-peer outreach coordinators – many of whom are either Veterans, Active Duty or military family members themselves – work together to ensure that Veterans and their Families receive or are connected to appropriate and uniquely-tailored care.

“We look forward to exploring how Home Base clinicians and MGH scientists are engaging in novel test treatments for PTS and TBI,” said Richard Simon, producer for the Advancements series. “Guided by a Scientific Council composed of internationally renowned professionals in the field of PTS and TBI, the innovation efforts at Home Base have the potential to lead to significant new ways to diagnose and treat these invisible wounds.”

About Home Base:
Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program, is dedicated to healing the invisible wounds for Veterans of all eras, Service Members, Military Families and Families of the Fallen through world-class clinical care, wellness, education and research. As a National Center of Excellence, Home Base operates the first and largest private-sector clinic in the nation devoted to providing life-saving clinical care and support for the treatment of the invisible wounds to include PTS, TBI, anxiety, depression, co-occurring substance use disorder, family relationship challenges and other issues associated with training and deployment. Since its inception, Home Base has provided care and support to more than 24,000 Veterans and family members and trained more than 79,000 clinicians, educators, first responders and community members – all at no cost – ensuring a brighter future for the 21st century warrior and military family. Serving Veterans and Families from all over the world, Home Base is headquartered in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, MA with a satellite location in Southwest Florida, which as a nonprofit organization, operates predominantly on the philanthropic generosity of a grateful nation. For more information please visit http://www.homebase.org.

About Advancements and DMG Productions:
The Advancements series is an information-based educational show targeting recent advances across a number of industries and economies. Featuring state-of-the-art solutions and important issues facing today’s consumers and business professionals, Advancements focuses on cutting-edge developments, and brings this information to the public with the vision to enlighten about how technology and innovation continue to transform our world.

Backed by experts in various fields, DMG Productions is dedicated to education and advancement, and to consistently producing commercial-free, educational programming on which both viewers and networks depend.

For more information, please visit http://www.AdvancementsTV.com or call 866-496-4065.

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