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Advancing safety as a component of quality improvement in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10568
Date
2012-May-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the white paper Advancing safety as a component of quality improvement in Canada as outlined in Appendix A to BD 12-132.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2012-May-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the white paper Advancing safety as a component of quality improvement in Canada as outlined in Appendix A to BD 12-132.
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Best practices in physician leadership

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10468
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will facilitate knowledge transfer of best practices in physician leadership and engagement across the country.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will facilitate knowledge transfer of best practices in physician leadership and engagement across the country.
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Call to Action: The Need for a National Pain Strategy for Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10595
Date
2012-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) endorses the document entitled Call to Action: The Need for a National Pain Strategy for Canada as outlined in Appendix A to BD 13-10.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) endorses the document entitled Call to Action: The Need for a National Pain Strategy for Canada as outlined in Appendix A to BD 13-10.
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CMA presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-38

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10441
Date
2012-May-31
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

CMA's Response to Questionnaire From the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance: 2012-2013 Pre-Budget Consultation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10445
Date
2012-Aug-03
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

CMA's Submission to Finance Canada's 2012 Pre-budget Consultations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10350
Date
2012-Jan-12
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

Concussion and contact sports

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10526
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a strategy that promotes the widespread use of standardized assessment tools for both baseline and post-injury screening for concussion of all participants in contact sports.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a strategy that promotes the widespread use of standardized assessment tools for both baseline and post-injury screening for concussion of all participants in contact sports.
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Economic Burden of Illness

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10693
Date
2012-Dec-08
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) encourages the Public Health Agency of Canada to systematically update the Economic Burden of Illness study at least every five years.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Dec-08
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) encourages the Public Health Agency of Canada to systematically update the Economic Burden of Illness study at least every five years.
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Evaluation of clinical practice guidelines

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10448
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for evidence-based evaluation of clinical practice guidelines in terms of patient outcomes, appropriateness and cost-effectiveness.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for evidence-based evaluation of clinical practice guidelines in terms of patient outcomes, appropriateness and cost-effectiveness.
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Formal mentoring programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10469
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages the ongoing evaluation and enhancement of formal mentoring programs designed to optimize residency training experiences.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages the ongoing evaluation and enhancement of formal mentoring programs designed to optimize residency training experiences.
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Hospital acquired infection

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10496
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports increased awareness of the impact of hospital acquired infection on the cost of and access to care for Canadians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports increased awareness of the impact of hospital acquired infection on the cost of and access to care for Canadians.
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Leadership training

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10466
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will assess the leadership training physicians will find useful to become effective advocates for health care transformation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will assess the leadership training physicians will find useful to become effective advocates for health care transformation.
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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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Models of care for arthritis

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10532
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates that governments invest in a pan-Canadian approach to evaluate and implement a national arthritis framework for innovative and interdisciplinary models of care for arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates that governments invest in a pan-Canadian approach to evaluate and implement a national arthritis framework for innovative and interdisciplinary models of care for arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions.
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A More Robust Economy through a Healthier Population: Canadian Medical Association 2012-2013 pre-budget submission

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10635
Date
2012-Nov-01
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

Multiple chronic diseases

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10470
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of a curriculum to educate physicians and trainees in managing patients with multiple chronic diseases.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of a curriculum to educate physicians and trainees in managing patients with multiple chronic diseases.
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Pan Canadian Framework on the Prevention and Control of Hypertension: a discussion paper on the way forward

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10681
Date
2012-Dec-08
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Board of Directors endorses the Pan Canadian Framework on the Prevention and Control of Hypertension: a discussion paper on the way forward as outlined in Appendix A to BD 13-61.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Dec-08
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Board of Directors endorses the Pan Canadian Framework on the Prevention and Control of Hypertension: a discussion paper on the way forward as outlined in Appendix A to BD 13-61.
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Personalized medicine

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10529
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will study the impacts of personalized medicine on medical practice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will study the impacts of personalized medicine on medical practice.
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Physician leadership

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10467
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will examine physician leadership and engagement in system transformation across the country.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will examine physician leadership and engagement in system transformation across the country.
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Physicians' self-assessment

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10488
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a physician-created, owned and managed infrastructure to facilitate Canadian physicians' objective self-assessment.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a physician-created, owned and managed infrastructure to facilitate Canadian physicians' objective self-assessment.
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