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Advancing Inclusion and quality of life for seniors

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13729
Date
2017-Oct-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

Care to new immigrants and refugees

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13699
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of clinical best practice guidelines for the provision of care to new immigrants and refugees.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of clinical best practice guidelines for the provision of care to new immigrants and refugees.
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Innovative health system pilot projects in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13721
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will support new projects and mechanisms to facilitate the expansion and increase the scale of innovative health system pilot projects in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will support new projects and mechanisms to facilitate the expansion and increase the scale of innovative health system pilot projects in Canada.
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Lack of access to insured health services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13711
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to address the lack of access to insured health services for those residing in Canada, regardless of immigration status.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to address the lack of access to insured health services for those residing in Canada, regardless of immigration status.
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Medical direction and administrative responsibility

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy703
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That the following be adopted as Canadian Medical Association policy: Medical direction and administrative responsibility: a) service departments which carry out prescribed medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy in hospitals or clinics must have a medical director who is accountable to the hospital board through the hospital administrator and professionally accountable through the normal channels to the organized medical staff. Such medical service departments include medical laboratory services, radiological services, respiratory technology, physiotherapy and nuclear medicine services. The appointment of a medical director for each such service department is essential in order to ensure the best possible service to the patient and to the hospital and to coordinate the related medical programs for the patient, b) the size and complexity of some service departments which carry out medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy may require the appointment of administrative assistants to the medical director, and these may be trained in the disciplines of physiotherapy, radiography, medical laboratory technology, respiratory technology, nuclear medicine technology, etc. They should be responsible to the medical director of the hospital services department and should not be head of the department reporting directly to the hospital administrator. In the small centres where there is not a full-time medical specialist on the medical staff the medical director of the service department should be a qualified physician. Such a non- specialized medical director should establish regular communication with a specialist in the field who may be consulted on general and specific questions, c) it is also recognized that some allied health personnel working in service departments have advanced technical and/or treatment skills. These should be recognized and profitably utilized always under the supervision and accountability of the medical director of the specific service.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That the following be adopted as Canadian Medical Association policy: Medical direction and administrative responsibility: a) service departments which carry out prescribed medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy in hospitals or clinics must have a medical director who is accountable to the hospital board through the hospital administrator and professionally accountable through the normal channels to the organized medical staff. Such medical service departments include medical laboratory services, radiological services, respiratory technology, physiotherapy and nuclear medicine services. The appointment of a medical director for each such service department is essential in order to ensure the best possible service to the patient and to the hospital and to coordinate the related medical programs for the patient, b) the size and complexity of some service departments which carry out medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy may require the appointment of administrative assistants to the medical director, and these may be trained in the disciplines of physiotherapy, radiography, medical laboratory technology, respiratory technology, nuclear medicine technology, etc. They should be responsible to the medical director of the hospital services department and should not be head of the department reporting directly to the hospital administrator. In the small centres where there is not a full-time medical specialist on the medical staff the medical director of the service department should be a qualified physician. Such a non- specialized medical director should establish regular communication with a specialist in the field who may be consulted on general and specific questions, c) it is also recognized that some allied health personnel working in service departments have advanced technical and/or treatment skills. These should be recognized and profitably utilized always under the supervision and accountability of the medical director of the specific service.
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National guide on levels of medical intervention

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13712
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a national guide on levels of medical intervention for use across the continuum of care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a national guide on levels of medical intervention for use across the continuum of care.
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Provincial health advisory councils

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy700
Date
1973-Jun-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That in each province there be established a health advisory council to advise government in matters relating to health facilities and provision of health care services throughout the province, and that on this council there be representation from the provincial division of the Canadian Medical Association.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1973-Jun-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That in each province there be established a health advisory council to advise government in matters relating to health facilities and provision of health care services throughout the province, and that on this council there be representation from the provincial division of the Canadian Medical Association.
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Response to Health Canada's proposed order amending the Schedule to the Tobacco Act (Menthol)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13797
Date
2017-Jan-10
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

A review of Canada’s medical liability system

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13713
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports a review of Canada’s medical liability system and an evaluation of alternative models.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports a review of Canada’s medical liability system and an evaluation of alternative models.
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Review of Pan-Canadian health organizations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13737
Date
2017-Nov-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

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