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Hospital privileges for family physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy535
Date
1981-Mar-14
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommends that hospital privileges for family physicians should be dependent on licensure by the provincial medical licensing bodies and should not be restricted to those physicians holding certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Mar-14
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommends that hospital privileges for family physicians should be dependent on licensure by the provincial medical licensing bodies and should not be restricted to those physicians holding certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
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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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Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly support the value of breast feeding, and that suggestions be made to the manufacturers of infant formulas that their advertising should reflect the supplemental nature of their product rather than a replacement for mother's milk.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly support the value of breast feeding, and that suggestions be made to the manufacturers of infant formulas that their advertising should reflect the supplemental nature of their product rather than a replacement for mother's milk.
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Infant formula

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy798
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
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Infant formula

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1329
Date
1981-Dec-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the CMA endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
1981-Dec-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the CMA endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
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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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Principles for the development, use and evaluation of health care databases

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy579
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That physicians, through the Canadian Medical Association, its Divisions and affiliates, should be involved in delineating principles to guide the development, use and evaluation of databases that provide linkages between health care utilization, socioeconomic status and other determinants of health and health status.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That physicians, through the Canadian Medical Association, its Divisions and affiliates, should be involved in delineating principles to guide the development, use and evaluation of databases that provide linkages between health care utilization, socioeconomic status and other determinants of health and health status.
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Evidence and stakeholder involvement in the development of health policy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy580
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That evidence-based approaches and wide stakeholder involvement are essential in the development and implementation of public policies designed to improve the health of the population both collectively and individually.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That evidence-based approaches and wide stakeholder involvement are essential in the development and implementation of public policies designed to improve the health of the population both collectively and individually.
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Evolving patient-physician relationship

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy581
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association explore the changing relationships of physicians with their patients and communities related to the expanding role of patients in decision-making and self-care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association explore the changing relationships of physicians with their patients and communities related to the expanding role of patients in decision-making and self-care.
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Evidence-based health-impact analysis and policy development

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy582
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its Divisions urge government to establish a framework to ensure that the development and implementation of public policy is guided by evidence-based health-impact analysis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its Divisions urge government to establish a framework to ensure that the development and implementation of public policy is guided by evidence-based health-impact analysis.
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Patient accountability and responsibility

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy587
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association study ways in which the role of patient accountability and responsibility can be incorporated into models of health care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association study ways in which the role of patient accountability and responsibility can be incorporated into models of health care.
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Goods and Services tax (GST)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy670
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That General Council support the continuation of an aggressive strategy at the federal level aimed at establishing equitable application of federal GST/HST tax policy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That General Council support the continuation of an aggressive strategy at the federal level aimed at establishing equitable application of federal GST/HST tax policy.
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Health care restructuring funding and service delivery models

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy679
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association framework for physician involvement in possible new models of funding, management and delivery of health care include the following principle: All new funding and service delivery models, including rostering, should be voluntary and negotiated exclusively with physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association framework for physician involvement in possible new models of funding, management and delivery of health care include the following principle: All new funding and service delivery models, including rostering, should be voluntary and negotiated exclusively with physicians.
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Medicare funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy680
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association declare that the current level of funding of the Canadian medicare system is inadequate, resulting in a reduction in the quality of care in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association declare that the current level of funding of the Canadian medicare system is inadequate, resulting in a reduction in the quality of care in Canada.
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Medicare funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy681
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association deplore the needless suffering of Canadians caused by underfunding of the medicare system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association deplore the needless suffering of Canadians caused by underfunding of the medicare system.
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Health care restructuring and changing demographics

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy682
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That new models of health care funding and delivery must take into account the effects of the changing demographics of providers and patients and the effects these changes will have on the evolution of the health care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That new models of health care funding and delivery must take into account the effects of the changing demographics of providers and patients and the effects these changes will have on the evolution of the health care system.
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Health care funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy683
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association challenge the federal government to fund the health care system at a level sufficient to meet the health care needs of Canadians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association challenge the federal government to fund the health care system at a level sufficient to meet the health care needs of Canadians.
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Health care funding for patient care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy684
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That any future increase in health care funding should be largely devoted to direct patient care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That any future increase in health care funding should be largely devoted to direct patient care.
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Health care funding and determinants of health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy685
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association affirm with the provincial and territorial governments that funding for programs focusing on the determinants of health not adversely affect the level of funding of health care services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association affirm with the provincial and territorial governments that funding for programs focusing on the determinants of health not adversely affect the level of funding of health care services.
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