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Health Canada's new radon exposure guidelines

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11689
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to ensure that private residences and public and commercial buildings in Canada are appropriately tested to meet Health Canada's new radon exposure guidelines.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to ensure that private residences and public and commercial buildings in Canada are appropriately tested to meet Health Canada's new radon exposure guidelines.
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Canadian citizens completing medical training outside of Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11690
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a policy to facilitate the entry of Canadian citizens completing medical training outside of Canada into Canadian postgraduate training programs so long as this does not compromise the ability of graduates of Canadian medical schools to continue to obtain priority access to guaranteed residency training positions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a policy to facilitate the entry of Canadian citizens completing medical training outside of Canada into Canadian postgraduate training programs so long as this does not compromise the ability of graduates of Canadian medical schools to continue to obtain priority access to guaranteed residency training positions.
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CanMEDs manager role and competencies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11691
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates call on undergraduate medical education and postgraduate training programs at Canada's faculties of medicine to develop an integrated approach to teaching the principles of the CanMEDs manager role and competencies to all medical students and resident trainees.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates call on undergraduate medical education and postgraduate training programs at Canada's faculties of medicine to develop an integrated approach to teaching the principles of the CanMEDs manager role and competencies to all medical students and resident trainees.
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Access to mental health prevention and treatment

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9199
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a five-year plan focused on improving access to mental health prevention and treatment and eliminating stigma and discrimination.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a five-year plan focused on improving access to mental health prevention and treatment and eliminating stigma and discrimination.
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Psychiatric treatment in rural and remote areas

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9200
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada and the Canadian Psychiatric Association, will establish national benchmarks for access to psychiatric treatment in rural and remote areas.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada and the Canadian Psychiatric Association, will establish national benchmarks for access to psychiatric treatment in rural and remote areas.
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Stigma-reduction-programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9202
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Canadian Psychiatric Association and the Mental Health Commission of Canada to develop and implement stigma-reduction-programs that target stigmatization generated within the health care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Canadian Psychiatric Association and the Mental Health Commission of Canada to develop and implement stigma-reduction-programs that target stigmatization generated within the health care system.
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Mental health programs in schools

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9203
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with provincial/territorial governments to introduce mental health programs in schools, including early and systematic mental health screening and access to appropriate social and health care resources.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with provincial/territorial governments to introduce mental health programs in schools, including early and systematic mental health screening and access to appropriate social and health care resources.
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Mental health services for Canada’s children

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9205
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will call on governments to work toward improving the coordination between existing mental health services for Canada’s children.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will call on governments to work toward improving the coordination between existing mental health services for Canada’s children.
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School programs to reduce stigma of mental illness

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9206
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with provincial/territorial governments to support the creation of school programs to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with provincial/territorial governments to support the creation of school programs to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness.
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Services for mentally ill patients

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9208
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Mental Health Commission of Canada to recommend the basket of medically necessary services required by mentally ill patients be reimbursed by federal/provincial/territorial health plans to support treatment and recovery.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Mental Health Commission of Canada to recommend the basket of medically necessary services required by mentally ill patients be reimbursed by federal/provincial/territorial health plans to support treatment and recovery.
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Mental health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9209
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges Canadian physicians and their organizations to work together to transform patient care for people with mental illnesses through a strategy, including but not limited to: a) fighting the stigma that exists in our own profession and physician organizations; b) advocating for parity of allocation of resources toward the continuum of mental health care and research; c) promoting an evidence-based mental health system anchored on: - strong primary care networks, - community-based care, - team-based and multidisciplinary care in a public system, - adequate social policy supports such as housing and income, and - the involvement of primary care and specialist physicians in the planning processes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges Canadian physicians and their organizations to work together to transform patient care for people with mental illnesses through a strategy, including but not limited to: a) fighting the stigma that exists in our own profession and physician organizations; b) advocating for parity of allocation of resources toward the continuum of mental health care and research; c) promoting an evidence-based mental health system anchored on: - strong primary care networks, - community-based care, - team-based and multidisciplinary care in a public system, - adequate social policy supports such as housing and income, and - the involvement of primary care and specialist physicians in the planning processes.
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Aboriginal peoples and mental illness

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9210
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges Canadian medical schools to include in their curricula material related to the deleterious effect of negative stereotyping of Aboriginal peoples suffering from mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges Canadian medical schools to include in their curricula material related to the deleterious effect of negative stereotyping of Aboriginal peoples suffering from mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
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Funding for long-term care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9218
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with governments to ensure appropriate funding for long-term care including physician involvement.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with governments to ensure appropriate funding for long-term care including physician involvement.
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Acute care beds

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9224
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with governments to implement transparent and publicly available principles for the supply and effective management of functional acute care beds.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with governments to implement transparent and publicly available principles for the supply and effective management of functional acute care beds.
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Taxation and healthy lifestyle choices

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9225
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to expand the use of tax incentives and credits to encourage healthy lifestyle choices.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to expand the use of tax incentives and credits to encourage healthy lifestyle choices.
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Access to family physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9231
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, while recognizing the need for better management of chronic illnesses and vulnerable populations, considers that such an emphasis should not be detrimental to the efforts aimed at guaranteeing access to family physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, while recognizing the need for better management of chronic illnesses and vulnerable populations, considers that such an emphasis should not be detrimental to the efforts aimed at guaranteeing access to family physicians.
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Pay-for-performance programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9232
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a policy discussion paper on the use of incentives designed to improve the quality and outcomes of patient care, such as pay-for-performance programs directed at providers, patients and health systems.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a policy discussion paper on the use of incentives designed to improve the quality and outcomes of patient care, such as pay-for-performance programs directed at providers, patients and health systems.
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Patient-focused funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9233
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes that any patient-focused funding model should incorporate an incentive for providing timely access to services close to the patient's home to minimize increases in medical travel costs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes that any patient-focused funding model should incorporate an incentive for providing timely access to services close to the patient's home to minimize increases in medical travel costs.
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Mental health services and Canadian Forces members

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9235
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Department of National Defence to provide high quality evidence-based mental health services to Canadian Forces members and their families resulting from operational stress injury including post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Department of National Defence to provide high quality evidence-based mental health services to Canadian Forces members and their families resulting from operational stress injury including post-traumatic stress syndrome.
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Vaccination of children

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9236
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations request governments to promote the vaccination of children where falling rates are threatening public health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations request governments to promote the vaccination of children where falling rates are threatening public health.
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