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Canadian guideline for safe and effective use of opioids for chronic pain

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11901
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that the Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain include consideration of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic factors specific to older adults.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that the Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain include consideration of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic factors specific to older adults.
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Recognize family caregivers as partners in health care delivery

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11902
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national strategy to formally recognize family caregivers as partners in health care 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 a national strategy to formally recognize family caregivers as partners in health care delivery.
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Standardized non-pharmacologic order sets

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11903
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for the development of national standardized non-pharmacologic order sets for the treatment of older adults with delirium.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for the development of national standardized non-pharmacologic order sets for the treatment of older adults with delirium.
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Renewed national health accord

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11904
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will engage with federal decision-makers to pursue a renewed national health accord.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will engage with federal decision-makers to pursue a renewed national health accord.
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Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11905
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the addition of low-risk guidelines specific to people aged 65 or older to augment "Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines."
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the addition of low-risk guidelines specific to people aged 65 or older to augment "Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines."
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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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Patient navigator models

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11907
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of patient navigator models, particularly for vulnerable patient populations.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of patient navigator models, particularly for vulnerable patient populations.
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Integration of care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11908
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the integration of care between specialist/acute care physicians and family physicians as patients move between primary and secondary/acute care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the integration of care between specialist/acute care physicians and family physicians as patients move between primary and secondary/acute care.
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Public funding of insulin and other diabetes-related supplies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11909
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses public funding of insulin and other diabetes-related supplies for all patients with insulin-dependent diabetes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses public funding of insulin and other diabetes-related supplies for all patients with insulin-dependent diabetes.
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Bill C-224, Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11910
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports Bill C-224, Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports Bill C-224, Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act.
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Coalition for healthy school food

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11911
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will become a member of the "Coalition for Healthy School Food."
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will become a member of the "Coalition for Healthy School Food."
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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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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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Emergency health services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11914
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports initiatives to enhance the capacity of primary care physicians to provide emergency health services during and after disasters.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports initiatives to enhance the capacity of primary care physicians to provide emergency health services during and after disasters.
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Safe use of greywater

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11915
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages governments at all levels to implement policies that support the safe use of greywater.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages governments at all levels to implement policies that support the safe use of greywater.
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Health-impact assessments for projects involving hydraulic fracturing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11916
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports incorporating full-cost accounting, including greenhouse gas emissions and water-usage impacts, into health-impact assessments for projects involving hydraulic fracturing for unconventional oil and gas reserves.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports incorporating full-cost accounting, including greenhouse gas emissions and water-usage impacts, into health-impact assessments for projects involving hydraulic fracturing for unconventional oil and gas reserves.
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Transfer of acute care services to the community

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11921
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the development of policy guidance and provision of adequate resources to enable the transfer of acute care services to the community.
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 calls for the development of policy guidance and provision of adequate resources to enable the transfer of acute care services to the community.
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Summary of federal legislation/regulations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11922
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will create an up-to-date summary of federal legislation/regulations that impacts physician practice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will create an up-to-date summary of federal legislation/regulations that impacts physician practice.
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Insurance coverage

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11923
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for regulations to prevent insurance providers from requesting invasive and/or potentially harmful medical procedures or tests as a condition of obtaining insurance coverage.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for regulations to prevent insurance providers from requesting invasive and/or potentially harmful medical procedures or tests as a condition of obtaining insurance coverage.
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Patients access to their electronic medical record

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11924
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that patients be able to access their electronic medical record and contribute information to it.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that patients be able to access their electronic medical record and contribute information to it.
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