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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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Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1548
Date
1999-Mar-01
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to explore the possibility of increased involvement with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Mar-01
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to explore the possibility of increased involvement with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
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Student and resident support programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1626
Date
1999-Mar-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association Board strongly recommend that MD develop with the advice of CAIR and CFMS student and resident support programs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Mar-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association Board strongly recommend that MD develop with the advice of CAIR and CFMS student and resident support programs.
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Proposed Amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada (Impaired Driving) : Response to Issue Paper of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1983
Date
1999-Mar-05
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  2 documents  

Response to Health Canada’s Discussion Papers on “Proposed New Labelling Requirements for Tobacco Products” and “Options for Tobacco Promotion Regulations”

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1982
Date
1999-Mar-12
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

Listening to our Patient's Concerns : Comments on Bill C 54 (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act) : Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1980
Date
1999-Mar-18
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
  2 documents  

Loans for medical students

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1629
Date
1999-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association in concert with the divisions work to obtain higher limits set out in the Canadian Student Loans Act and other provincial student loan programs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association in concert with the divisions work to obtain higher limits set out in the Canadian Student Loans Act and other provincial student loan programs.
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Health consequences of public policies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy373
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to work in collaboration with other health professions and governments to explore means to ensure that public policies are developed with due attention paid to the potential health consequences of those policies.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to work in collaboration with other health professions and governments to explore means to ensure that public policies are developed with due attention paid to the potential health consequences of those policies.
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Promotion of healthy childhood

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy374
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association promote both medical and social interventions to ensure an optimal start to life and a physically, mentally and socially healthy childhood.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association promote both medical and social interventions to ensure an optimal start to life and a physically, mentally and socially healthy childhood.
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Access by the elderly to medical and supportive health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy377
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association adopt as policy the following principle: Access in old age. Older citizens in all parts of Canada should have timely access to medical and supportive health care services that are clinically appropriate. This includes: a) rapid access to primary medical care, b) access to a full range of medical, surgical, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services, and c) access to specialized programs designed to address the physical and mental problems of old age. Access to clinically appropriate services should not be denied on the basis of age or disability.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association adopt as policy the following principle: Access in old age. Older citizens in all parts of Canada should have timely access to medical and supportive health care services that are clinically appropriate. This includes: a) rapid access to primary medical care, b) access to a full range of medical, surgical, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services, and c) access to specialized programs designed to address the physical and mental problems of old age. Access to clinically appropriate services should not be denied on the basis of age or disability.
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Safety of genetically modified organisms

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy378
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association ask Health Canada to ensure it obtains sound evidence of the safety of genetically modified organisms before they are authorized by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association ask Health Canada to ensure it obtains sound evidence of the safety of genetically modified organisms before they are authorized by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
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Information program for Canadians on genetically modified organisms

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy379
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal government to create an information program for Canadians on genetically modified organisms.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal government to create an information program for Canadians on genetically modified organisms.
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Regulations for genetically modified organisms

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy380
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal government to act quickly to adopt regulations controlling the development, testing and commercialization of genetically modified organisms.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal government to act quickly to adopt regulations controlling the development, testing and commercialization of genetically modified organisms.
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Access to end-of-life and palliative care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy383
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal, provincial and territorial ministers of health to ensure equitable access for all residents of Canada to comprehensive, quality end-of-life and palliative care services regardless of age, care setting, diagnosis, ethnicity, language and financial status.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal, provincial and territorial ministers of health to ensure equitable access for all residents of Canada to comprehensive, quality end-of-life and palliative care services regardless of age, care setting, diagnosis, ethnicity, language and financial status.
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Physicians and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) system

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy451
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association actively publicize and call attention to the unwillingness of the federal government to resolve the unfair treatment of physicians by the current GST system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association actively publicize and call attention to the unwillingness of the federal government to resolve the unfair treatment of physicians by the current GST system.
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