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Cardiac pulmonary resuscitation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy555
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That General Council recommend to all physicians that they be competent in basic cardiac pulmonary resuscitation except in instances where age or physical disability prevent this capability.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That General Council recommend to all physicians that they be competent in basic cardiac pulmonary resuscitation except in instances where age or physical disability prevent this capability.
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Physician directors in clinics and hospitals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy705
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That a department of laboratory medicine, nuclear medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation or diagnostic radiology in a hospital or clinic must be under the direction of a physician who is responsible for the department professionally to the organized medical staff and administratively to the governing body via the executive officer. The director must be a specialist appropriately certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent body. If the size of the hospital or clinic does not permit of the appointment of a full time specialist, preferably and whenever possible, the director should be appointed from the medical staff and a specialist be appointed as a consultant.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That a department of laboratory medicine, nuclear medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation or diagnostic radiology in a hospital or clinic must be under the direction of a physician who is responsible for the department professionally to the organized medical staff and administratively to the governing body via the executive officer. The director must be a specialist appropriately certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent body. If the size of the hospital or clinic does not permit of the appointment of a full time specialist, preferably and whenever possible, the director should be appointed from the medical staff and a specialist be appointed as a consultant.
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Health system input/outcome methodologies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy707
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop methodologies to study the relationship between inputs (dollars spent) and the measured outcome of the system (qualitative and quantitative improvements in a population's health status) and work with other agencies to aid the development of this methodology.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop methodologies to study the relationship between inputs (dollars spent) and the measured outcome of the system (qualitative and quantitative improvements in a population's health status) and work with other agencies to aid the development of this methodology.
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Statement on radiation protection

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy799
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the "Statement on Radiation Protection" as its policy on exposure to low levels of ionizing radiation. Statement on Radiation Protection The Canadian Medical Association is aware of the potential health hazards associated with exposure to ionizing radiation and has examined the possibility that detrimental effects might result from the long term exposure of the general population to low-level radiation as a result of nuclear energy production. The Association is satisfied that, where internationally recommended criteria for radiological protection have been adopted and effectively implemented, there is at present no conclusive evidence of a measurable increase, in the long or short term, of adverse effects due specifically to radiation in populations thus exposed. The Association recognizes the need for ongoing support of research related to the health aspects of nuclear power generation, and to the management of radioactive wastes in general, the management of wastes from uranium mines in particular; and the need for the epidemiological surveillance of exposed populations. The Association also recognizes the need to develop and enforce appropriate standards and regulations where indicated.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the "Statement on Radiation Protection" as its policy on exposure to low levels of ionizing radiation. Statement on Radiation Protection The Canadian Medical Association is aware of the potential health hazards associated with exposure to ionizing radiation and has examined the possibility that detrimental effects might result from the long term exposure of the general population to low-level radiation as a result of nuclear energy production. The Association is satisfied that, where internationally recommended criteria for radiological protection have been adopted and effectively implemented, there is at present no conclusive evidence of a measurable increase, in the long or short term, of adverse effects due specifically to radiation in populations thus exposed. The Association recognizes the need for ongoing support of research related to the health aspects of nuclear power generation, and to the management of radioactive wastes in general, the management of wastes from uranium mines in particular; and the need for the epidemiological surveillance of exposed populations. The Association also recognizes the need to develop and enforce appropriate standards and regulations where indicated.
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Family physicians in the hospital setting

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy491
Date
1985-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association policy regarding family physicians in the hospital setting be reaffirmed.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
1985-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association policy regarding family physicians in the hospital setting be reaffirmed.
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Cost containment measures by governments

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy711
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge all governments to withhold the application of such cost containment measures as global budgeting and capping.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge all governments to withhold the application of such cost containment measures as global budgeting and capping.
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Developing awareness of health care costs and restraints

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy712
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage the profession to work with other health and health related organizations, such as hospital associations and hospital trustees, to develop a greater public and political awareness of real health care costs and constraints.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage the profession to work with other health and health related organizations, such as hospital associations and hospital trustees, to develop a greater public and political awareness of real health care costs and constraints.
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Health care service economic indicators

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy713
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association, in cooperation with the divisions, develop appropriate economic indicators which, from the physician's perspective, reflect unit price changes of each major component making up the total bundle of health care services. This would include a hospital services price index and a physician services price index, adapted for comparison with other indices such as the consumer price index.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association, in cooperation with the divisions, develop appropriate economic indicators which, from the physician's perspective, reflect unit price changes of each major component making up the total bundle of health care services. This would include a hospital services price index and a physician services price index, adapted for comparison with other indices such as the consumer price index.
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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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Non-medicinal ingredients in drug products

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy802
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on Health Canada to facilitate the dissemination of information to health professionals and consumers concerning the presence, in drug products, of non-medicinal ingredients that can cause adverse reactions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on Health Canada to facilitate the dissemination of information to health professionals and consumers concerning the presence, in drug products, of non-medicinal ingredients that can cause adverse reactions.
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Disclosure of peer review committee proceedings

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy803
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge all provincial governments to adopt legislation which protects from disclosure, in legal actions, the proceedings of peer review committees evaluating and reviewing quality of care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge all provincial governments to adopt legislation which protects from disclosure, in legal actions, the proceedings of peer review committees evaluating and reviewing quality of care.
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Preventive health program in schools

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy804
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encouragess provincial/territorial medical associations and governments to support a preventive health program in schools, with particular regard to alcohol, drug, reproductive and mental health counseling.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encouragess provincial/territorial medical associations and governments to support a preventive health program in schools, with particular regard to alcohol, drug, reproductive and mental health counseling.
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Fee for service

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy602
Date
1985-Dec-14
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That charging the patient for services that are not benefits of the government medical insurance act is an ethical act.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1985-Dec-14
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That charging the patient for services that are not benefits of the government medical insurance act is an ethical act.
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Prescription drug price and cost controls

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy718
Date
1993-Mar-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to encourage governments to develop a national service or "agency" to enhance price and cost controls over both patented and non patented prescription drugs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-Mar-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to encourage governments to develop a national service or "agency" to enhance price and cost controls over both patented and non patented prescription drugs.
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Physician practice profiles

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy636
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That physicians be entitled to review at any time data on their practice profile with appropriate statistical analysis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That physicians be entitled to review at any time data on their practice profile with appropriate statistical analysis.
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Health economics information

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy637
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with its divisions, seek to establish close liaison with governments to share information in the area of health economics.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with its divisions, seek to establish close liaison with governments to share information in the area of health economics.
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Patent medicines reporting system

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy638
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse efforts by the Patent Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB) to implement a more detailed reporting system of research and development spending.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse efforts by the Patent Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB) to implement a more detailed reporting system of research and development spending.
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Drug price controls

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy639
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse efforts by the PMPRB to adopt more stringent price controls on drugs judged to be of "minimal or no therapeutic" benefit.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse efforts by the PMPRB to adopt more stringent price controls on drugs judged to be of "minimal or no therapeutic" benefit.
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National consensus on future financing of the Canadian health care system

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy624
Date
1993-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association take a strong leadership role in the development of a national consensus on future financing of the Canadian health care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association take a strong leadership role in the development of a national consensus on future financing of the Canadian health care system.
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Principles for consensus on health system financing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy626
Date
1993-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the following primary principles as the basis for developing a new consensus on health system financing: a) Accessibility: Reasonable access to high quality, core health facilities and medical services independent of financial or other barriers, b) Choice: Wherever practicable, Canadian consumers and health care providers should have reasonable choice as to health care setting, mode of delivery (type and location of practice) and method of health care financing, c) Sustainability: The system organization and method of financing the system needs to ensure that core health insurance benefits are commensurate with collective or individual ability to pay through insurance or otherwise, d) Uniformity of core health insurance benefits: The requirement that all bona fide residents of Canada be entitled to reasonably comparable levels of core health insurance benefits, e) Universal coverage: The requirement that all bona fide residents of Canada be entitled to publicly financed core health insurance benefits according to uniform terms and conditions, where core benefits are defined in terms of the most recent evidence available on clinical efficacy and cost effectiveness.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the following primary principles as the basis for developing a new consensus on health system financing: a) Accessibility: Reasonable access to high quality, core health facilities and medical services independent of financial or other barriers, b) Choice: Wherever practicable, Canadian consumers and health care providers should have reasonable choice as to health care setting, mode of delivery (type and location of practice) and method of health care financing, c) Sustainability: The system organization and method of financing the system needs to ensure that core health insurance benefits are commensurate with collective or individual ability to pay through insurance or otherwise, d) Uniformity of core health insurance benefits: The requirement that all bona fide residents of Canada be entitled to reasonably comparable levels of core health insurance benefits, e) Universal coverage: The requirement that all bona fide residents of Canada be entitled to publicly financed core health insurance benefits according to uniform terms and conditions, where core benefits are defined in terms of the most recent evidence available on clinical efficacy and cost effectiveness.
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