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Car Seat Restraints for Children – Update 2007

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9066
Date
2007-Dec-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that children with a weight between 18 and 36 kg (40-80 lbs) and a height of less than 145 cm (4 feet 9 inches) (at approximately eight years old), be required to be fastened in a properly secured booster seat in the back seat when passengers in motor vehicles.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2007-Dec-01
Replaces
Car Seat Restraints for Children (2001)
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that children with a weight between 18 and 36 kg (40-80 lbs) and a height of less than 145 cm (4 feet 9 inches) (at approximately eight years old), be required to be fastened in a properly secured booster seat in the back seat when passengers in motor vehicles.
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Self-regulation of physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9054
Date
2007-Sep-26
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association Board of Directors expresses its strong support for self-regulation of physicians and opposes any legislation that undermines this principle.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Sep-26
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association Board of Directors expresses its strong support for self-regulation of physicians and opposes any legislation that undermines this principle.
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Continuum of care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8844
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that the issue of the continuum of care must go beyond the question of financing and tackle questions related to the organisation of medicine and to the shared and joint responsibilities of individuals, communities and governments in matters of health care and promotion, prevention and rehabilitation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that the issue of the continuum of care must go beyond the question of financing and tackle questions related to the organisation of medicine and to the shared and joint responsibilities of individuals, communities and governments in matters of health care and promotion, prevention and rehabilitation.
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Informal caregivers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8846
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that governments undertake pilot studies to support informal caregivers and long-term care patients, including those that: a. explore tax credits and/or direct compensation to compensate informal caregivers for their work; b. expand relief programs for informal caregivers that provide guaranteed access to respite services in emergency situations; c. expand income and asset testing for residents requiring assisted living and long-term care; and d. promote information on advanced directives and representation agreements for patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that governments undertake pilot studies to support informal caregivers and long-term care patients, including those that: a. explore tax credits and/or direct compensation to compensate informal caregivers for their work; b. expand relief programs for informal caregivers that provide guaranteed access to respite services in emergency situations; c. expand income and asset testing for residents requiring assisted living and long-term care; and d. promote information on advanced directives and representation agreements for patients.
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Long-term health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8853
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to review variability in models of delivery of community and institutionally based long-term care across the provinces and territories as well as the standards against which they are regulated and accredited.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to review variability in models of delivery of community and institutionally based long-term care across the provinces and territories as well as the standards against which they are regulated and accredited.
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Independent prescribing authority

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8862
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that pharmacists not be given independent prescribing authority.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that pharmacists not be given independent prescribing authority.
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Putting Patients First: Patient-Centred Collaborative Care - A Discussion Paper

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8863
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the strategic policy directions outlined in the CMA document Putting Patients First: Patient-Centred Collaborative Care - A Discussion Paper as necessary elements of any collaborative care team.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the strategic policy directions outlined in the CMA document Putting Patients First: Patient-Centred Collaborative Care - A Discussion Paper as necessary elements of any collaborative care team.
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The right to prescribe medications

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8864
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that the right to prescribe medications independently for medical conditions must be reserved for qualified practitioners who are adequately trained to take a medical history, perform a physical examination, order and interpret appropriate investigations, and arrive at a working diagnosis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that the right to prescribe medications independently for medical conditions must be reserved for qualified practitioners who are adequately trained to take a medical history, perform a physical examination, order and interpret appropriate investigations, and arrive at a working diagnosis.
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Patient-focused funding for hospital services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8867
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the provincial/territorial medical associations to co-host a workshop on the financial and patient care implications of patient-focused funding for hospital services and pay-for-performance for physician services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the provincial/territorial medical associations to co-host a workshop on the financial and patient care implications of patient-focused funding for hospital services and pay-for-performance for physician services.
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Completion of government forms

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8868
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the federal government to: a. acquire physician input into the design and content of forms completed by physicians for the federal government and its agencies; b. review the responsibilities and extent to which the federal government and/or patients bear the costs of all physician assessments and services required for completion of government forms; and c. establish an appropriate fee structure for payment of all physician services required for completion of all federally mandated forms.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the federal government to: a. acquire physician input into the design and content of forms completed by physicians for the federal government and its agencies; b. review the responsibilities and extent to which the federal government and/or patients bear the costs of all physician assessments and services required for completion of government forms; and c. establish an appropriate fee structure for payment of all physician services required for completion of all federally mandated forms.
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Service-based funding for hospital services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8871
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the federal government to commission a strategic peer-reviewed research competition to assess the international experience with service-based funding for hospital services through the use of case-mix groups or diagnosis-related groups.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the federal government to commission a strategic peer-reviewed research competition to assess the international experience with service-based funding for hospital services through the use of case-mix groups or diagnosis-related groups.
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Standardized national prenatal form

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8875
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for the development of a standardized national prenatal form available in electronic format.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for the development of a standardized national prenatal form available in electronic format.
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Standardized national immunization record

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8876
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for the development of a standardized national immunization record in electronic format.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for the development of a standardized national immunization record in electronic format.
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Access to safe and nutritious food for children in northern communities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8877
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to promote access to safe and nutritious food for children in northern communities affected by disruptions in traditional food-acquisition methods and a shift to a more processed low-nutrient diet.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to promote access to safe and nutritious food for children in northern communities affected by disruptions in traditional food-acquisition methods and a shift to a more processed low-nutrient diet.
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National Physician Human Resource Strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8879
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the creation of a National Physician Human Resource Strategy that takes into account the changing practice styles of all physicians as well as the increased demand for medical care including factors such as an aging population.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the creation of a National Physician Human Resource Strategy that takes into account the changing practice styles of all physicians as well as the increased demand for medical care including factors such as an aging population.
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Collaborative care model

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8881
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for the development of a collaborative care model that protects and promotes excellence in medical education.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for the development of a collaborative care model that protects and promotes excellence in medical education.
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Integrated water stewardship

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8885
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to adopt an integrated water stewardship approach to ensure that all Canadians have access to adequate supplies of clean, safe and reliable drinking water.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to adopt an integrated water stewardship approach to ensure that all Canadians have access to adequate supplies of clean, safe and reliable drinking water.
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The environment and tax incentives

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8888
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to provide funding and/or tax incentives to assist the health care sector and health care professionals to adopt more environmentally sensitive practices.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to provide funding and/or tax incentives to assist the health care sector and health care professionals to adopt more environmentally sensitive practices.
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The environment and tax incentives

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8889
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to provide incentives, such as tax incentives and tax and emission credits, to promote the early adoption of environmental technologies and practices in all industries and sectors (private and public) of the economy as part of a comprehensive and integrated strategy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to provide incentives, such as tax incentives and tax and emission credits, to promote the early adoption of environmental technologies and practices in all industries and sectors (private and public) of the economy as part of a comprehensive and integrated strategy.
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Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to improve the quality of the air that Canadians breathe by strengthening initiatives to reduce domestic air pollution emissions and advocating strongly for emission reductions in bordering American states.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to improve the quality of the air that Canadians breathe by strengthening initiatives to reduce domestic air pollution emissions and advocating strongly for emission reductions in bordering American states.
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