CommentaryPublic Health Wins When We Use Data to Drive Decision MakingEhlinger, Edward MD, MSPHAuthor Information Minnesota Department of Health, St Paul. Correspondence: Edward Ehlinger, MD, MSPH, Minnesota Department of Health, 625 Robert St N, St Paul, MN 55155 (firstname.lastname@example.org). The author declares no conflicts of interest. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: November/December 2015 - Volume 21 - Issue - p S170-S172 doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000322 Buy Metrics This commentary highlights responses of 3 states on their PH WINS data and their plan to use these data to improve the effectiveness of their efforts to build the best possible public health workforce in their states. Copyright © 2015 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.