Ventura County Star
A joint effort by public and private entities launched a program that will use information technology to better coordinate the health care needs of Ventura County children and youth living in foster care. The Children's Partnership joined the Ventura County Human Services Agency and Ventura County Health Care Agency, Verizon Foundation, Sierra Health Foundation, the California Health and Human Services Agency, Ventura County Medical Resource Foundation, and KCN Consulting to announce this groundbreaking initiative, called Ventura County Foster Health Link. Nicknamed the electronic backpack, the pilot program has been in the planning stages for several years, and the system could be a national model. Learn more through the launch press release here.
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