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Principles for health system governance

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10320
Date
2011-Oct-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2011-Oct-23
Replaces
Regionalization (Update 2001)
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Documents
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Operational principles for the measurement and management of wait lists (Update 2011)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10322
Date
2011-Oct-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2011-Oct-23
Replaces
Operational principles for the measurement and management of waiting lists
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Documents
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Improving Accountability in Canada's Health Care System: The Canadian Medical Association's Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10230
Date
2011-Oct-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

A Healthy Population for a Stronger Economy: The Canadian Medical Association's Presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance's pre-budget consultations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10228
Date
2011-Oct-18
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

Physician recruitment and retention programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10163
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for adequate resources and coordination for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of physician recruitment and retention programs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for adequate resources and coordination for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of physician recruitment and retention programs.
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Courses on health system operations and financing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10164
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests the faculties of medicine to include courses on health system operations and financing in the curricula.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests the faculties of medicine to include courses on health system operations and financing in the curricula.
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Standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10186
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and adoption of standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators to: - establish performance targets, - track progress, - pursue continued improvements against those targets.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and adoption of standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators to: - establish performance targets, - track progress, - pursue continued improvements against those targets.
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Standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10187
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the mandatory reporting of standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the mandatory reporting of standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators.
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Patient Charter

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10190
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on each province and territory to implement a Patient Charter within a national framework that includes: - the rights and expectations of patients with respect to the quality and timeliness of health care - the responsibilities of patients with respect to their health and health care - a mechanism for patients to register concerns and complaints about the quality and timeliness of their health care - a mechanism for the redress of patient complaints.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on each province and territory to implement a Patient Charter within a national framework that includes: - the rights and expectations of patients with respect to the quality and timeliness of health care - the responsibilities of patients with respect to their health and health care - a mechanism for patients to register concerns and complaints about the quality and timeliness of their health care - a mechanism for the redress of patient complaints.
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Health administration programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10203
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the integration of clinical observation and epidemiology training into health administration programs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the integration of clinical observation and epidemiology training into health administration programs.
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Process improvement methodologies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10204
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work to identify how funding can be used to support physicians and physician groups who wish to learn about process improvement methodologies, participate in process improvement initiatives, and become physician champions of such methods and initiatives.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work to identify how funding can be used to support physicians and physician groups who wish to learn about process improvement methodologies, participate in process improvement initiatives, and become physician champions of such methods and initiatives.
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National standards for patient care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10216
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will explore options for a cross-jurisdictional approach to the development of national standards for patient care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will explore options for a cross-jurisdictional approach to the development of national standards for patient care.
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Perioperative Improvement Committee

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10217
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the establishment of a multi-stakeholder Perioperative Improvement Committee to develop a report with a national framework for improving surgical quality, efficiency and access in hospitals across Canada within two years of its initial meeting.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the establishment of a multi-stakeholder Perioperative Improvement Committee to develop a report with a national framework for improving surgical quality, efficiency and access in hospitals across Canada within two years of its initial meeting.
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A Healthy Population for a Stronger Economy: CMA pre-budget consultation submission to the Standing Committee on Finance

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10224
Date
2011-Aug-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
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Joint position statement: Principles to guide health care transformation in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10218
Date
2011-Jul-27
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Jul-27
Replaces
PRINCIPLES TO GUIDE HEALTH CARE TRANSFORMATION IN CANADA
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Documents
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Aboriginal health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy809
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage physicians to expand contacts with their local aboriginal communities, on both a community and professional level, in order to address aboriginal health care issues.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage physicians to expand contacts with their local aboriginal communities, on both a community and professional level, in order to address aboriginal health care issues.
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Criteria for CMA involvement in studies and other research

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy710
Date
1984-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association assess each proposed study on its own merits and that decisions for Canadian Medical Association involvement, or degree of involvement, be based on: quality of research design and methodology, expertise of the investigators, sound statistical analysis, financial liability.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1984-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association assess each proposed study on its own merits and that decisions for Canadian Medical Association involvement, or degree of involvement, be based on: quality of research design and methodology, expertise of the investigators, sound statistical analysis, financial liability.
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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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