Knowledge Management Project (EHKMP)
2005 - 2010
The Environmental Health Knowledge Management Project (EHKMP) was an initiative to improve the collection and sharing of environmental health information on a statewide basis. The project was active from 2005-2010, but the materials produced from the project are still appropriate for use by local partners.
| Improve the environmental health
services that Minnesotans receive through strategic application
and management of environmental health information
on a statewide basis.
information to support and improve environmental health practice
in all state and local agencies providing environmental health
local, tribal, state, federal and other key partners to support
electronic exchange of environmental health information.
Consumers and the regulated community by making environmental
health information and knowledge available to them.
| Action Steps
- Engage stakeholders.
- Describe the benefits of sharing environmental health information.
- Define performance measures.
- Determine what information needs to be shared.
- Determine how information will be shared.
- Address impacts or constraints along the way.
The EHKMP Steering Committee
will approve and endorse “Action Plans” that
will provide a framework for improving the collection and
sharing of environmental health information on a statewide
- The EHKMP Steering Committee will select
specific environmental health subject areas that will be
addressed in the “Action
Plans”, and Working Groups for subject areas will
- Under the guidance of the EHKMP Steering Committee,
Working Groups will:
- identify and define common data elements
that should be collected throughout the state,
- explore options
for sharing information on a statewide basis; and,
- develop “Action
recommendations for follow-up implementation
strategies, for presentation to the EHKMP Steering
|Project Manager: Minnesota
Department of Health, Environmental Health Division (EHD)
|Project Sponsor: Minnesota Public Health Information Network (MN-PHIN) 2005-2008