Research to Action Network - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Minnesota Public Health Research to Action Network

LogoThe Minnesota Public Health Research to Action Network launched in 2009 to stimulate public health systems and services research across Minnesota. The network was created to produce important new insights and relevant findings that can be used by practitioners and elected officials to improve public health services, organizations, and systems, and ultimately improve the health of Minnesotans.

Research Agenda (PDF)
Publications
About RAN
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Publications

3/2017 Measuring Variation in the Integration of Primary Care and Public Health
6/2016 Measuring Variation in the Integration of Primary Care and Public Health
1/2015 Bridging Primary Care and Public Health: Local Leaders Reflect on Working Together (PDF)
6/2014 Making the case for public health (PDF)
12/2013 Local health department factors associated with performance in the successful implementation of community-based strategies (PDF)
12/2013 Local health department factors that accelerate population-based intervention implementation (PDF)
10/2013 Minnesota MPROVE study: Overall findings and state-specific analysis (PDF)
10/2013 A snapshot of findings for 2012 developmental measures (PDF)
7/2013 Evaluation plan template (PDF)
5/2013 Qualitative interview tool: Discussing public health organizational capacity, process, and performance in the context of Meyer, Davis, Mays PHSSR Conceptual Model (PDF)
5/2013 Analysis of local health department factors that accelerate population-based intervention implementation and support success
Issue brief (PDF), Presentation slides (PDF)
5/2013 Study of local factors that helped or hindered implementation of SHIP 1.0 (PDF)
1/2013 Multi-network Practice and Outcome Variation Examination (MPROVE) Study (PDF)
10/2012 Financing local public health services in Minnesota: Trends in local tax levy expenditures (PDF)
5/2012 Local public health quality improvement organizational survey
Executive summary (PDF), Organizational quality improvement culture in Minnesota local health departments (PDF), Quality Improvement capacity in Minnesota local health departments (PDF), Quality improvement practice in Minnesota local health departments (PDF)
11/2011 Organizational culture at the Minnesota Department of Health
Executive summary (PDF), Alignment and spread of quality improvement culture in the Minnesota Department of Health: Results from 2011 survey (PDF), Quality improvement capacity in the Minnesota Department of Health: Results from 2011 survey (PDF), Quality improvement culture in the Minnesota Department of Health: Results from 2011 survey (PDF)
10/2011 Factors associated with local public health department performance Summary of the research literature (PDF), Literature review (PDF)
5/2011 Authority and positioning of Minnesota CHS administrators and local health directors (PDF)
3/2011 Governance and organization of local public health services in Minnesota (PDF)

 

About RAN

The Minnesota Public Health Research to Action Network is a partnership of:

The Minnesota Public Health Research to Action Network is part of a nationwide network of practice-based research networks. The Public Health Practice‚ÄźBased Research Networks (PBRN) Program is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that supports the development of research networks for studying the comparative effectiveness, efficiency and equity of public health strategies in real-world practice settings.

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Contact RAN

Kim Gearin, PhD
MDH Center for Public Health Practice
651-201-3884
kim.gearin@state.mn.us

Beth Gyllstrom, PhD, MPH
MDH Center for Public Health Practice
651-201-4072
beth.gyllstrom@state.mn.us