Library: PPMRS Data & Reports (2011-Present)

From Information to Action: Using Data to Improve the Public Health System (PDF)

December 2014
SCHSAC Performance Improvement Steering Committee
PDF: 280KB / 2 pages

The Performance Improvement Steering Committee leads efforts to improve the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of Minnesota's governmental public health system. The committee believes that combined efforts to improve locally, serve to gather momentum and strengthen the system as a whole—and will ultimately contribute to population health. In that spirit, the committee reviewed LPH Act performance data with MDH content experts, and identified the following top opportunities for improvement.


2013 System Summary

Measures Matter: Using Performance Measures to Understand and Improve Local Public Health Capacity and Services (PDF)

December 2014
Office of Performance Improvement
PDF: 619KB / 9 pages

This report summarizes system-level findings and highlights 2013 data from Minnesota's Local Public Health Act performance measures. Findings from this past reporting cycle suggest the state's public health system performs well on some measures; CHBs vary widely in capacity, services, and performance; there are signs of increasing ability to meet the standards; and there are more opportunities to improve.


2013 Data Book

2013 Local Public Health Act Performance Measures (PDF)

August 2014
Office of Performance Improvement
PDF: 816KB / 40 pages


2013 Workforce Summary for Minnesota's Public Health System (PDF)

December 2014
Office of Performance Improvement
PDF: 827KB / 10 pages


2013 Expenditures Summary for Minnesota's Public Health System (PDF)

December 2014
Office of Performance Improvement
PDF: 835KB / 10 pages


2012 System Summary

Communicating Progress on Minnesota's Local Public Health Act Performance Measures: A Summary of System-Level Findings (PDF)

October 2013
Office of Performance Improvement
PDF: 690KB / 6 pages


2012 Data Book

Communicating Progress on Minnesota's Local Public Health Act Performance Measures: Data Book (PDF)

October 2013
Office of Performance Improvement
PDF: 1.3MB / 25 pages


Expenditures Summary for Minnesota's Community Health Services System in 2012 (PDF)

January 2014
Office of Performance Improvement
PDF: 800KB / 10 pages


Workforce Summary for Minnesota's Community Health Services System in 2012 (PDF)

January 2014
Office of Performance Improvement
PDF: 792KB / 10 pages


2011 Community Health Services System: Expenditures Summary Report (PDF)

September 2012
Office of Performance Improvement
PDF: 821KB / 13 pages


2011 Community Health Services System: Staffing Summary Report (PDF)

September 2012
Office of Performance Improvement
PDF: 775KB / 13 pages


New Local Public Health Act Performance Measures for the Planning and Performance Measurement Reporting System (PPMRS) (PDF)

September 2012
SCHSAC Performance Improvement Steering Committee
PDF: 911KB / 34 pages

In 2010, SCHSAC recommended aligning the PPMRS Local Public Health Act module with the national standards, developing a performance management system, and assisting all community health boards to achieve the national standards.


National Public Health Standards and Voluntary Accreditation: Implications and Opportunities for Public Health Performance Improvement in Minnesota (PDF)

December 2010
SCHSAC Performance Improvement and Accreditation Workgroup
PDF: 725KB / 56 pages

The Performance Improvement and Accreditation Workgroup encourages the state-local partnership to use the national standards as the foundation for a shared commitment to integrate standards, measures, quality improvement, and reporting into core operations. This will enable the achievement of public health outcome goals as efficiently and effectively as possible—and will also facilitate preparation for voluntary national accreditation.


For data and publications published prior to 2011, contact the Public Health Practice Section.