Skip header and navigation

95 records – page 2 of 5.

Acute care beds

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9224
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with governments to implement transparent and publicly available principles for the supply and effective management of functional acute care beds.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with governments to implement transparent and publicly available principles for the supply and effective management of functional acute care beds.
Less detail

Taxation and healthy lifestyle choices

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9225
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to expand the use of tax incentives and credits to encourage healthy lifestyle choices.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to expand the use of tax incentives and credits to encourage healthy lifestyle choices.
Less detail
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates call on the federal and provincial auditors general to design and implement a protocol for quantifying the direct and indirect costs of waiting in their health care systems and report on them annually.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates call on the federal and provincial auditors general to design and implement a protocol for quantifying the direct and indirect costs of waiting in their health care systems and report on them annually.
Less detail

Access to family physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9231
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, while recognizing the need for better management of chronic illnesses and vulnerable populations, considers that such an emphasis should not be detrimental to the efforts aimed at guaranteeing access to family physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, while recognizing the need for better management of chronic illnesses and vulnerable populations, considers that such an emphasis should not be detrimental to the efforts aimed at guaranteeing access to family physicians.
Less detail

Pay-for-performance programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9232
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a policy discussion paper on the use of incentives designed to improve the quality and outcomes of patient care, such as pay-for-performance programs directed at providers, patients and health systems.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a policy discussion paper on the use of incentives designed to improve the quality and outcomes of patient care, such as pay-for-performance programs directed at providers, patients and health systems.
Less detail

Patient-focused funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9233
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes that any patient-focused funding model should incorporate an incentive for providing timely access to services close to the patient's home to minimize increases in medical travel costs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes that any patient-focused funding model should incorporate an incentive for providing timely access to services close to the patient's home to minimize increases in medical travel costs.
Less detail

Mental health services and Canadian Forces members

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9235
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Department of National Defence to provide high quality evidence-based mental health services to Canadian Forces members and their families resulting from operational stress injury including post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Department of National Defence to provide high quality evidence-based mental health services to Canadian Forces members and their families resulting from operational stress injury including post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Less detail

Vaccination of children

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9236
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations request governments to promote the vaccination of children where falling rates are threatening public health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations request governments to promote the vaccination of children where falling rates are threatening public health.
Less detail

Jordan's Principle

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9237
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports Jordan's Principle which states that where government services are available to Canadian children and a jurisdictional dispute arises around the cost of the services for Status First Nations and Inuit Indian children, the government of first contact pays the cost then resolves the jurisdictional dispute later.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports Jordan's Principle which states that where government services are available to Canadian children and a jurisdictional dispute arises around the cost of the services for Status First Nations and Inuit Indian children, the government of first contact pays the cost then resolves the jurisdictional dispute later.
Less detail
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations call on governments to work in close collaboration with health care stakeholders to include information about a heroin-based recreational drug called "Cheese/Cheeze" as part of prevention activities aimed at avoiding devastating effects in Canadian provinces.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations call on governments to work in close collaboration with health care stakeholders to include information about a heroin-based recreational drug called "Cheese/Cheeze" as part of prevention activities aimed at avoiding devastating effects in Canadian provinces.
Less detail

Children's health and environmental toxins

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9239
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to participate in Canadian-based research studies on children's health and environmental toxins.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to participate in Canadian-based research studies on children's health and environmental toxins.
Less detail

National child health strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9240
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to adopt the recommendation of the national advisor on healthy children and youth for a national child health strategy and to include a focused strategy on early childhood development.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to adopt the recommendation of the national advisor on healthy children and youth for a national child health strategy and to include a focused strategy on early childhood development.
Less detail

National Office for Child Health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9241
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to immediately establish a National Office for Child Health led by a senior advisor who will report to Parliament through the federal minister of health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to immediately establish a National Office for Child Health led by a senior advisor who will report to Parliament through the federal minister of health.
Less detail

Physician assistants

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9243
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants and appropriate stakeholders to develop a national certification and licensing process for physician assistants that ensures competency and portability across Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants and appropriate stakeholders to develop a national certification and licensing process for physician assistants that ensures competency and portability across Canada.
Less detail

Physician-led anesthesia care teams

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9244
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the concept of physician-led anesthesia care teams.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the concept of physician-led anesthesia care teams.
Less detail

Home and community care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9245
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with provincial/territorial governments to support the creation of integrated service delivery systems for home and community care services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will work with provincial/territorial governments to support the creation of integrated service delivery systems for home and community care services.
Less detail

Gender discrimination

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9249
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association opposes all forms of gender discrimination exerted against Canadian physicians and trainees as a result of pressure from patients or their families seeking the application of measures or practices dictated by their religion or culture.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association opposes all forms of gender discrimination exerted against Canadian physicians and trainees as a result of pressure from patients or their families seeking the application of measures or practices dictated by their religion or culture.
Less detail

National environmental health strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9250
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations call on the federal government to work with the provinces and territories to adopt a national environmental health strategy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations call on the federal government to work with the provinces and territories to adopt a national environmental health strategy.
Less detail

National standards for ambient air quality

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9252
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges governments to adopt national standards for ambient air quality that are at least as stringent as the leading international standard.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges governments to adopt national standards for ambient air quality that are at least as stringent as the leading international standard.
Less detail

Exposure to air pollution

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9253
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to support research to understand the relationship between early childhood exposure to air pollution and long-term health effects that may occur as a result of this exposure.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to support research to understand the relationship between early childhood exposure to air pollution and long-term health effects that may occur as a result of this exposure.
Less detail

95 records – page 2 of 5.