Wed., August 24, 9-10 am
Zoom (see link below)
Please join us for our next FaithHealth Grand Rounds on Wed., August 24, from 9-10 a.m. on Zoom (see link below) when we look forward to hearing from one of our inaugural FaithHealth Fellows, Helen D. Milleson, FaithHealth Navigator in Randolph County. Helen’s professional and educational background spans both social work and case management. During her over twenty-seven years with Randolph Health, she has enjoyed working with volunteers, student interns, and numerous community organizations. Helen has a B.A. from Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, NC., with a major concentration in sociology and minor concentration in psychology.
As both a visionary and deeply spiritual woman of faith, Helen has taken the FaithHealth concept and helped develop Randolph FaithHealth from scratch, tailoring it to her local needs and contexts. The program has assessed over 3, 287 patients, currently serving 417 self-pay patients. Randolph FaithHealth has provided over 1.2 million dollars of free medications to their self-pay patients, with volunteers and student interns using a model of lay case management.
Helen serves in her community on the following committees: organizational committee for “Lydia’s Place-Asheboro ; (Homeless shelter for woman and children), The Randolph Housing Coalition; “United Way” Grant Committee, Randolph County Opioid Drug Community Collaborative and the Community Health Assessment Advisory Committee.
Her talk will cover lessons learned, excellent mistakes made, and numerous successes. Unfortunately, North Carolina is one of the 12 states that have not expanded Medicaid. Randolph County is 1 of 5 counties with highest number of uninsured persons along with Alleghany, Wilkes, Surry, and Catawba. Using a proactive approach, Randolph Health is assisting the underserved in its community. As the Randolph FaithHealth Navigator, Helen and her team have had a direct impact on some complex patient situations. They have been able to direct the uninsured patients to the right service provider, reduced unnecessary expenses and hospital visits.
Meeting ID: 857 6910 1353