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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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Access to comprehensive psychiatric assessment

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10854
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with stakeholders to develop standardized processes to ensure access to comprehensive psychiatric assessment and treatment for people detained within the correctional system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with stakeholders to develop standardized processes to ensure access to comprehensive psychiatric assessment and treatment for people detained within the correctional system.
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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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Access to results of government-funded research

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10863
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health information and e-health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports timely public access and transparency to the results of and information from government-funded research.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health information and e-health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports timely public access and transparency to the results of and information from government-funded research.
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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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Accountability standards

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10860
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of data on health care delivery and patient outcomes to help the medical profession develop an appropriateness framework and associated accountability standards provided that patient and physician confidentiality is maintained.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of data on health care delivery and patient outcomes to help the medical profession develop an appropriateness framework and associated accountability standards provided that patient and physician confidentiality is maintained.
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Achieving Patient-Centred Collaborative Care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9060
Date
2007-Dec-01
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
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Addressing professional issues of Canadian physicians and medical practice

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy465
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association be the national focus for enhancing organized medicine's effectiveness in addressing the variety of professional issues facing Canadian physicians and medical practice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association be the national focus for enhancing organized medicine's effectiveness in addressing the variety of professional issues facing Canadian physicians and medical practice.
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Advocacy skills training

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10908
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a suggested curriculum for advocacy skills training for medical students and residents.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a suggested curriculum for advocacy skills training for medical students and residents.
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Affiliation of national medical societies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy466
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That affiliation of national medical societies with the Canadian Medical Association continue.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That affiliation of national medical societies with the Canadian Medical Association continue.
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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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Alcohol and energy drinks

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10900
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will conduct an analysis with recommendations on the effect of industry advertising promoting the consumption of alcohol and energy drinks on the youth of Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will conduct an analysis with recommendations on the effect of industry advertising promoting the consumption of alcohol and energy drinks on the youth of Canada.
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Antibiotics for agricultural use

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10916
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that the Food and Drugs Act and its regulations be amended to close the "own use" provision for the unmanaged importation of antibiotics for agricultural use.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that the Food and Drugs Act and its regulations be amended to close the "own use" provision for the unmanaged importation of antibiotics for agricultural use.
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Antibiotics for use in food animals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10913
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national system to identify and report the identities and quantities of antibiotics acquired domestically or imported for use in food animals.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national system to identify and report the identities and quantities of antibiotics acquired domestically or imported for use in food animals.
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Appropriateness in clinical care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10855
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that fiscal benefits and cost savings of exercises in accountability and appropriateness in clinical care are a by-product rather than the primary focus of these exercises.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that fiscal benefits and cost savings of exercises in accountability and appropriateness in clinical care are a by-product rather than the primary focus of these exercises.
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Appropriateness in clinical care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10856
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association adopts the following definition for appropriateness in health care: It is the right care, provided by the right providers, to the right patient, in the right place, at the right time, resulting in optimal quality care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association adopts the following definition for appropriateness in health care: It is the right care, provided by the right providers, to the right patient, in the right place, at the right time, resulting in optimal quality care.
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Assessing risk for violence in persons with mental illness

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10859
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will make recommendations regarding training in and the use of standardized processes for assessing risk for violence in persons with mental illness.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will make recommendations regarding training in and the use of standardized processes for assessing risk for violence in persons with mental illness.
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Assisting graduates of residency programs to find jobs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10848
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with stakeholders to help new graduates of Canadian residency programs seek job opportunities across Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with stakeholders to help new graduates of Canadian residency programs seek job opportunities across Canada.
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Better health, better care and better value

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10960
Date
2013-May-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will continue to collaborate with the Council of the Federation – Health Care Innovation Working Group to help ensure that Canada delivers on better health, better care and better value.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2013-May-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will continue to collaborate with the Council of the Federation – Health Care Innovation Working Group to help ensure that Canada delivers on better health, better care and better value.
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Blood Pressure Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8922
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 adopt the recommendations of Hypertension Canada aimed at reducing adult Canadians' sodium intake to between 1200 - 2300 mg per day by Jan. 1, 2020.
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 adopt the recommendations of Hypertension Canada aimed at reducing adult Canadians' sodium intake to between 1200 - 2300 mg per day by Jan. 1, 2020.
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