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Practice management strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy569
Date
1995-Oct-14
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a complete practice management strategy that will address the physician's needs in areas of: 1. Professional Development (including PMI, Leadership Conference); 2. Office Automation (training physicians to deal with the rapidly changing technologies, including hardware requirements/options, new software developments, the paperless office, online applications, etc.). 3. Health Reform (assisting physicians in dealing with practice issues that arise out of the changes being implemented by provincial/territorial governments); 4. Personal Financial Services; 5. Practice Counselling for New Physicians (establishing a new practice, including type of practice (solo, group), the pros and cons of legal and tax implications, office design, etc.); 6. Audit process for Established Physicians (to allow established physicians to effectively evaluate their current practice and identify opportunities for greater efficiencies).
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Oct-14
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a complete practice management strategy that will address the physician's needs in areas of: 1. Professional Development (including PMI, Leadership Conference); 2. Office Automation (training physicians to deal with the rapidly changing technologies, including hardware requirements/options, new software developments, the paperless office, online applications, etc.). 3. Health Reform (assisting physicians in dealing with practice issues that arise out of the changes being implemented by provincial/territorial governments); 4. Personal Financial Services; 5. Practice Counselling for New Physicians (establishing a new practice, including type of practice (solo, group), the pros and cons of legal and tax implications, office design, etc.); 6. Audit process for Established Physicians (to allow established physicians to effectively evaluate their current practice and identify opportunities for greater efficiencies).
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Clinical care to incorporate evidence-based technological advances

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy399
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That federal, provincial and territorial governments respond to the health care needs of Canadians by ensuring the provision of clinical care that continually incorporates evidence-based technological advances in information, prevention, and diagnostic and therapeutic services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That federal, provincial and territorial governments respond to the health care needs of Canadians by ensuring the provision of clinical care that continually incorporates evidence-based technological advances in information, prevention, and diagnostic and therapeutic services.
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Professional development as part of CMA e-strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy468
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That General Council endorse Canadian Medical Association's offering of professional development to physicians as part of the Canadian Medical Association's e-strategy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That General Council endorse Canadian Medical Association's offering of professional development to physicians as part of the Canadian Medical Association's e-strategy.
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Compensation for remote consultation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1505
Date
2004-Aug-18
Topics
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that provincial and territorial authorities recognize that any type of remote consultation such as telemedicine and teleconsultation is a medical act to be duly compensated.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2004-Aug-18
Topics
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that provincial and territorial authorities recognize that any type of remote consultation such as telemedicine and teleconsultation is a medical act to be duly compensated.
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Canada Health Infoway

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8924
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates call on Canada Health Infoway to support physicians in developing electronic medical records and linkages to electronic health records by making funding directly available to physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates call on Canada Health Infoway to support physicians in developing electronic medical records and linkages to electronic health records by making funding directly available to physicians.
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Electronic clinical management system

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8925
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests that the federal government provide guaranteed, long-term funding, available to all physicians for an integrated system-wide electronic clinical management system that supports information management and knowledge transfer at the point of care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests that the federal government provide guaranteed, long-term funding, available to all physicians for an integrated system-wide electronic clinical management system that supports information management and knowledge transfer at the point of care.
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Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in consultation with provincial/territorial medical associations, the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, will work with professional regulatory/licensing bodies to establish a harmonized policy environment that would support physicians who are providing telehealth care in multiple jurisdictions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in consultation with provincial/territorial medical associations, the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, will work with professional regulatory/licensing bodies to establish a harmonized policy environment that would support physicians who are providing telehealth care in multiple jurisdictions.
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Online continuing medical education courses for physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9271
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with specialty societies and others, will facilitate and distribute online continuing medical education courses for physicians, with a focus on those specialties and content areas not currently served by existing resources.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with specialty societies and others, will facilitate and distribute online continuing medical education courses for physicians, with a focus on those specialties and content areas not currently served by existing resources.
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Evaluation of the impact of health information technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9505
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations call on governments to ensure completion of an evaluation of the impact of health information technology that considers the level of functionality and assesses its effect on patient and provider experience of care, population health and per capita costs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations call on governments to ensure completion of an evaluation of the impact of health information technology that considers the level of functionality and assesses its effect on patient and provider experience of care, population health and per capita costs.
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Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with governments to accelerate the introduction of e-prescribing in Canada to make it the main method of prescribing by 2012.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with governments to accelerate the introduction of e-prescribing in Canada to make it the main method of prescribing by 2012.
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Assessment of payment arrangements

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9540
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to carry out an inventory and assessment of the payment arrangements across Canada that foster the emergence of new practice models based on an interdisciplinary approach and the use of new information technologies.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to carry out an inventory and assessment of the payment arrangements across Canada that foster the emergence of new practice models based on an interdisciplinary approach and the use of new information technologies.
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Online continuing medical education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9892
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, calls on governments to ensure that the necessary technology is in place to guarantee that physicians in rural and remote locations have access to accredited online continuing medical education/continuing professional development.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, calls on governments to ensure that the necessary technology is in place to guarantee that physicians in rural and remote locations have access to accredited online continuing medical education/continuing professional development.
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E-health strategies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9908
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to ensure investments made by the Canada Health Infoway are aligned with, and respect e-health strategies that are currently being implemented or developed within various jurisdictions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to ensure investments made by the Canada Health Infoway are aligned with, and respect e-health strategies that are currently being implemented or developed within various jurisdictions.
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Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports and will expedite research into the expansion of telemedicine and the utilization of emerging technologies, to directly link health care providers and patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports and will expedite research into the expansion of telemedicine and the utilization of emerging technologies, to directly link health care providers and patients.
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Mobile applications for health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10869
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for the development of an accreditation process for mobile applications for health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for the development of an accreditation process for mobile applications for health.
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Health human resource planning

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10887
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a policy statement on the impact emerging technologies and models of care are having on health human resource planning.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a policy statement on the impact emerging technologies and models of care are having on health human resource planning.
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Interoperability and connectivity of e-health systems

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10910
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association strongly advocates for continued governmental investment to support interoperability and connectivity of e-health systems.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association strongly advocates for continued governmental investment to support interoperability and connectivity of e-health systems.
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Primary care telemedicine investments, policies and regulations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11665
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that primary care telemedicine investments, policies and regulations support comprehensive and continuous patient-centred care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that primary care telemedicine investments, policies and regulations support comprehensive and continuous patient-centred care.
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Guidelines and standards for the use of telemonitoring technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11606
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of guidelines and standards for the use of telemonitoring technology.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of guidelines and standards for the use of telemonitoring technology.
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Funding criteria for any new electronic medical record initiative

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11925
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that funding criteria for any new electronic medical record initiative include the ability for patients to access and contribute to their record.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that funding criteria for any new electronic medical record initiative include the ability for patients to access and contribute to their record.
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