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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 public long-term care homes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11906
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will raise the federal government’s awareness of the inequitable access to public long-term care homes that is experienced by patients with financial, cultural and/or linguistic barriers.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will raise the federal government’s awareness of the inequitable access to public long-term care homes that is experienced by patients with financial, cultural and/or linguistic barriers.
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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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An Act providing for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11928
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports Bill C-277, An Act providing for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports Bill C-277, An Act providing for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada.
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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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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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Changes to the scope of practice for allied health professionals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10880
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages that changes to the scope of practice for allied health professionals occur only in the presence of a defined, transparent evaluation process that is based on clinical criteria and protects patient safety.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages that changes to the scope of practice for allied health professionals occur only in the presence of a defined, transparent evaluation process that is based on clinical criteria and protects patient safety.
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Clinical practice variation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10853
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for adequate physician input in the selection of evidence used to address costs and quality related to clinical practice variation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for adequate physician input in the selection of evidence used to address costs and quality related to clinical practice variation.
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Clinical tests and interventions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10857
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will form a collaborative working group to develop specialty-specific lists of clinical tests/interventions and procedures for which benefits have generally not been shown to exceed the risks.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will form a collaborative working group to develop specialty-specific lists of clinical tests/interventions and procedures for which benefits have generally not been shown to exceed the risks.
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CMA Submission: The need for health infrastructure in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10705
Date
2013-Mar-18
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
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Collaborative palliative care model

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10883
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the implementation of a collaborative palliative care model.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the implementation of a collaborative palliative care model.
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Contingency plans to respond to emergencies or disasters

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11913
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of practice contingency plans to respond to emergencies or disasters that disrupt primary care service delivery.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of practice contingency plans to respond to emergencies or disasters that disrupt primary care service delivery.
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Cost of neuropsychological assessments

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11912
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports inclusion of the cost of neuropsychological assessments of all patients suspected of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder as an insured-benefit.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports inclusion of the cost of neuropsychological assessments of all patients suspected of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder as an insured-benefit.
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Emergency Department Overcrowding and Access Block

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11097
Date
2013-Dec-07
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians’ position statement on Emergency Department Overcrowding and Access Block as outlined in Appendix A to BD 14-76.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Dec-07
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians’ position statement on Emergency Department Overcrowding and Access Block as outlined in Appendix A to BD 14-76.
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Ensuring equitable access to health care: Strategies for governments, health system planners, and the medical profession

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11062
Date
2013-Dec-07
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

Extreme weather events

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10873
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for more federal assistance to support ongoing, systematic efforts to mitigate, prevent, respond to and recover from extreme weather events and their consequences on human health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for more federal assistance to support ongoing, systematic efforts to mitigate, prevent, respond to and recover from extreme weather events and their consequences on human health.
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Family caregivers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10872
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for a national standard of support for the family caregivers of individuals living with mental and physical disabilities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for a national standard of support for the family caregivers of individuals living with mental and physical disabilities.
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Full use of national medical services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10918
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the full use of national medical services instead of international outsourcing.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the full use of national medical services instead of international outsourcing.
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Funding criteria for any new electronic medical record initiative

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11925
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that funding criteria for any new electronic medical record initiative include the ability for patients to access and contribute to their record.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that funding criteria for any new electronic medical record initiative include the ability for patients to access and contribute to their record.
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