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Electronic health records

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9543
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to demand that governments recognize that the flow of information from the patient record to the electronic health records is the professional responsibility of physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to demand that governments recognize that the flow of information from the patient record to the electronic health records is the professional responsibility of physicians.
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Development of CMA's e-strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1652
Date
2000-Dec-09
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the development and implementation of the Canadian Medical Association's e-strategy should include appropriate ethical analysis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2000-Dec-09
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the development and implementation of the Canadian Medical Association's e-strategy should include appropriate ethical analysis.
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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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Tools for tracking patient care costs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy709
Date
1984-Aug-21
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association actively encourage the development of appropriate information systems and instruments to relate specific patient-care and components of care to their costs; and that the active involvement of physicians is essential to ensure that quality of patient care remains a central concern in the development of these management tools.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2011-Mar-05
Date
1984-Aug-21
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association actively encourage the development of appropriate information systems and instruments to relate specific patient-care and components of care to their costs; and that the active involvement of physicians is essential to ensure that quality of patient care remains a central concern in the development of these management tools.
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Automated medical information systems

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy701
Date
1976-Jun-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages the development of field projects for automated medical information systems for practising physicians
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1976-Jun-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages the development of field projects for automated medical information systems for practising physicians
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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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National health care database

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy714
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the development of a sound national health care database, accessible to health care professionals' associations and legitimate researchers.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the development of a sound national health care database, accessible to health care professionals' associations and legitimate researchers.
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Medical records

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9923
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders including patients to develop a national strategy for the long-term retention, retrieval and disposal of medical records.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders including patients to develop a national strategy for the long-term retention, retrieval and disposal of medical records.
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Sharing patient health information

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9576
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the Canada Revenue Agency to collaborate with Service Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada to reduce redundant requests by sharing relevant patient health information, while at the same time respecting the privacy and confidentiality of patient records.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the Canada Revenue Agency to collaborate with Service Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada to reduce redundant requests by sharing relevant patient health information, while at the same time respecting the privacy and confidentiality of patient records.
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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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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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Government funding for health information technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy402
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments fund the health information technology required to enhance the delivery of quality care and sustain the health care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments fund the health information technology required to enhance the delivery of quality care and sustain the health care system.
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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
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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Patients access to their electronic medical record

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11924
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that patients be able to access their electronic medical record and contribute information to it.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that patients be able to access their electronic medical record and contribute information to it.
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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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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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Personal health information

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9261
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop clear policy statements on the use of personal health information for secondary purposes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop clear policy statements on the use of personal health information for secondary purposes.
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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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Patient-controlled electronic health record

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10912
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the exploration of a complementary patient-controlled electronic health record.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the exploration of a complementary patient-controlled electronic health record.
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