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Foster Care Coordination

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Coordinated Care for Vulnerable Youth

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The Children's Partnership is working to improve health and wellness outcomes for children living in foster care by enhancing care coordination among the multiple providers in health care, mental health, education, juvenile justice, and child welfare agencies who deliver services to these children. Our focus is on increasing both access to and sharing of information through leveraging existing technology assets and establishing new infrastructure. The goal is to link state- and county-level electronic systems while maintaining essential privacy protections and meeting security standards, such that each provider can have an understanding of the whole child -- both at a single point in time and over time -- leading to better decisions and more coordinated services. 

Download information about our foster care coordination work and a fact sheet about foster youth and opportunities to develop solutions through Electronic Information Exchange.

>> Primer and Webinar on Electronic Information Exchange

>> Research and Publications

>> Strategic Plan for Personal Health Record (PHR) for Foster Care Population

 

Our Latest on Foster Care Coordination

  • Improving Health Outcomes for Children in Foster Care: The Ventura County Foster Health Link Project
    on March 20, 2014
  • Sacramento County Project Launched to Improve Transition of Youth from Foster Care to Adulthood
    on February 12, 2014
  • Innovations in HIE for Special Populations - Foster Care
    on January 14, 2014
  • Using Electronic Information Exchange to Improve Care and Health Outcomes
    on November 01, 2013
  • TCP Co-Sponsors AB 1171(Levine) - County Pilots to Provide Electronic Records to Foster Youth
    on June 18, 2013