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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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Firearms control (Update 2001)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy183
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2001-May-28
Replaces
Firearms control (1993)
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Documents
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Boxing (Update 2001)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy192
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2001-May-28
Replaces
Boxing (1986)
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Documents
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Drug testing in the workplace (Update 2001)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy194
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Assisted reproduction (Update 2001)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy197
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
  1 document  

Guidelines for CMA's activities and relationships with other parties

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy234
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
  1 document  

National Information Program on Antibiotics (NIPA)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1586
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to participate, on an ongoing basis, in the National Information Program on Antibiotics (NIPA) to promote public and professional awareness about antimicrobial resistance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to participate, on an ongoing basis, in the National Information Program on Antibiotics (NIPA) to promote public and professional awareness about antimicrobial resistance.
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Rural and remote health in Canada : Presentation to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy2017
Date
2001-May-31
Topics
Health human resources
  1 document  

National strategy on antimicrobial resistance.

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy418
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association encourage Health Canada and Agriculture and AGri-Food Canada to work with other relevant government or nongovernment agencies to develop a comprehensive national strategy to combat antimicrobial resistance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association encourage Health Canada and Agriculture and AGri-Food Canada to work with other relevant government or nongovernment agencies to develop a comprehensive national strategy to combat antimicrobial resistance.
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Revisions to the Indian Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy421
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association seek assurance from the federal minister of health and the minister of Indian affairs and northern development that early, ongoing and meaningful discussions with all relevant stakeholders will take place, with a view to ensuring that revisions to the Indian Act do not infringe on the health and privacy of health information of aboriginal peoples in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association seek assurance from the federal minister of health and the minister of Indian affairs and northern development that early, ongoing and meaningful discussions with all relevant stakeholders will take place, with a view to ensuring that revisions to the Indian Act do not infringe on the health and privacy of health information of aboriginal peoples in Canada.
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Legislation of drinking water

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy429
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend all levels of government across Canada urgently review legislation governing all aspects of drinking water from source to consumption to ensure that comprehensive programs are in place and being properly implemented, with effective linkages to local, provincial and territorial public health officials and Ministries of Health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend all levels of government across Canada urgently review legislation governing all aspects of drinking water from source to consumption to ensure that comprehensive programs are in place and being properly implemented, with effective linkages to local, provincial and territorial public health officials and Ministries of Health.
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Tax programs and health care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy431
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend to the federal, provincial and territorial governments that they should immediately review the creation of tax-related programs that will help patients offset the ever-increasing out-of-pocket cost of health care services, which should include: 1. an increase in the currently allowable medical tax credit, and 2. a health savings plan similar to the RRSP program for application to anticipated future expenses such as long-term care, home care and pharmacological expenses.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend to the federal, provincial and territorial governments that they should immediately review the creation of tax-related programs that will help patients offset the ever-increasing out-of-pocket cost of health care services, which should include: 1. an increase in the currently allowable medical tax credit, and 2. a health savings plan similar to the RRSP program for application to anticipated future expenses such as long-term care, home care and pharmacological expenses.
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Cell phones and driving

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy433
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association supports legislation prohibiting the use of phones when driving a motor vehicle
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association supports legislation prohibiting the use of phones when driving a motor vehicle
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Health delivery in primary care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy436
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support in principle the concept of, and the development of models of care involving primary care physicians and primary care practitioners, which is not the replacement of physician services by other health care practitioners, but rather an enhanced model of health delivery in primary care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support in principle the concept of, and the development of models of care involving primary care physicians and primary care practitioners, which is not the replacement of physician services by other health care practitioners, but rather an enhanced model of health delivery in primary care.
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Reducing the incidence of obesity in aboriginals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy440
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association supports efforts by the federal government, in cooperation with the First Nations, Inuit and Metis to develop ways of reducing the incidence of obesity among Canada’s Aboriginal peoples.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association supports efforts by the federal government, in cooperation with the First Nations, Inuit and Metis to develop ways of reducing the incidence of obesity among Canada’s Aboriginal peoples.
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