CALIFORNIA HEALTHLINE: Electronic Backpack for Foster Kids Launched in Ventura County

CALIFORNIA HEALTHLINE: Electronic Backpack for Foster Kids Launched in Ventura County

“The use of an ‘electronic backpack’ that safely stores accurate, timely and complete information about a child and allows it to be shared with medical providers and others as appropriate is an approach that could benefit all children,” said Ginny Puddefoot, director of Health IT Initiatives for Vulnerable Youth at The Children’s Partnership, one of the private partners.

The Children's Partnership has plans to expand the project to all parts of the state. A similar program is launching in Sacramento County.

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