Nov 2, 2012

Food for Thought at ISQua, Geneva

Got back last week from the International Society for Quality in Health Care's 29th International Conference in Geneva. I was there to present a paper on our experience with using clinical decision support tools in electronic health records to help children maintain healthy weights. 

Over 1200 people from 66 countries attended the meeting. A personal highlight for me was listening to Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) speaking at the opening plenary. The magnitude of her stature in the world of global health is inversely proportional to her actual height. In fact, she began her talk by peeking up from