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Access to the comprehensive spectrum of medically necessary care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8508
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its divisions and affiliates call on the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Conference of Health Ministers to ensure that all Canadians have timely access to the comprehensive spectrum of medically necessary care by developing, through an open and consultative process, a policy framework that includes: a) a national human resources plan; b) national wait time benchmarks; c) a patient wait time guarantee supported by a publicly funded safety valve; and d) a regulatory regime to best support the public-private interface.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its divisions and affiliates call on the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Conference of Health Ministers to ensure that all Canadians have timely access to the comprehensive spectrum of medically necessary care by developing, through an open and consultative process, a policy framework that includes: a) a national human resources plan; b) national wait time benchmarks; c) a patient wait time guarantee supported by a publicly funded safety valve; and d) a regulatory regime to best support the public-private interface.
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Pan-Canadian medically determined wait time benchmarks

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8512
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with provincial and territorial divisions, will build on the work of the Wait Time Alliance by establishing pan-Canadian medically determined wait time benchmarks for all major diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical and emergency services by December 31, 2007.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with provincial and territorial divisions, will build on the work of the Wait Time Alliance by establishing pan-Canadian medically determined wait time benchmarks for all major diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical and emergency services by December 31, 2007.
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Medical education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8519
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the principle that physicians practising in all settings must be appropriately trained for the scope of practice in which they are engaged.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the principle that physicians practising in all settings must be appropriately trained for the scope of practice in which they are engaged.
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Professionals who work with children and youth afflicted with developmental or mental health problems

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8529
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that the professionals who work with children and youth afflicted with developmental or mental health problems are subject to strict regulations concerning their qualifications and maintenance of competence.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that the professionals who work with children and youth afflicted with developmental or mental health problems are subject to strict regulations concerning their qualifications and maintenance of competence.
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Canadian residency matching process

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8549
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges that a transparent and timely consultation process, inclusive of all stakeholders including medical schools, students, residents, professional associations and government/organizations funding those positions, be followed prior to implementation of any changes to the Canadian residency matching process.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges that a transparent and timely consultation process, inclusive of all stakeholders including medical schools, students, residents, professional associations and government/organizations funding those positions, be followed prior to implementation of any changes to the Canadian residency matching process.
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Medical schools placing trainees

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8550
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges medical schools placing trainees in overlapping geographic areas to coordinate these placements cooperatively to ensure appropriate learning opportunities for trainees.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges medical schools placing trainees in overlapping geographic areas to coordinate these placements cooperatively to ensure appropriate learning opportunities for trainees.
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Economic burden of medical education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8556
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, working with its divisions and affiliates, will continue efforts to reduce the economic burden of medical education by advocating for interest-free government loans, regulation of tuition costs, expansion of bursaries and scholarships, financial assistance for residents in need, and education on debt avoidance and management strategies.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, working with its divisions and affiliates, will continue efforts to reduce the economic burden of medical education by advocating for interest-free government loans, regulation of tuition costs, expansion of bursaries and scholarships, financial assistance for residents in need, and education on debt avoidance and management strategies.
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Aboriginal patients

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8558
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, working with its divisions and affiliates, in cooperation with Aboriginal associations, calls for medical schools to develop courses to educate physicians on: a) the history and culture of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, b) communication skills to enhance their care of Aboriginal patients, and c) their response to health issues of particular concern to Aboriginal patients and their communities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, working with its divisions and affiliates, in cooperation with Aboriginal associations, calls for medical schools to develop courses to educate physicians on: a) the history and culture of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, b) communication skills to enhance their care of Aboriginal patients, and c) their response to health issues of particular concern to Aboriginal patients and their communities.
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Letter - CMA’s 2006 Pre-Budget Submission to the Minister of Finance

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy2031
Date
2006-Apr-19
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
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Restoring access to quality health care : Brief Submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance 1998 pre-budget consultations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1985
Date
1997-Nov-07
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
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The impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the proposed Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) on Canadian physicians : Brief submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy2023
Date
1997-Jan-21
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
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Funding for aboriginal medical students

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy574
Date
1991-Aug-15
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association lobby the government of Canada for additional funding for aboriginal medical students
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
1991-Aug-15
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association lobby the government of Canada for additional funding for aboriginal medical students
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Prelicensure clinical training programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy565
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That provision should be made for enough flexibility within prelicensure clinical training programs to prepare physicians for a variety of practice situations in Canada (eg. rural, isolated, urban) without undue prolongation of the training period.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That provision should be made for enough flexibility within prelicensure clinical training programs to prepare physicians for a variety of practice situations in Canada (eg. rural, isolated, urban) without undue prolongation of the training period.
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Specialty training for family medicine residents

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy572
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That appropriate training in speciality areas of medicine be provided to family medicine residents within the existing two years of the residency training program where possible.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That appropriate training in speciality areas of medicine be provided to family medicine residents within the existing two years of the residency training program where possible.
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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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Physician availability and practice information

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy704
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to the divisions that they study methods for making available to the public, information concerning physician availability and nature of practice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to the divisions that they study methods for making available to the public, information concerning physician availability and nature of practice.
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