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Access to medical information

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9280
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association objects to the current practice of insurers, employers and other third parties requesting and gaining access to unlimited medical information obtained as a result of patients signing forms that grant unrestricted 'consent for release of medical information' when claiming eligibility for disability benefits.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association objects to the current practice of insurers, employers and other third parties requesting and gaining access to unlimited medical information obtained as a result of patients signing forms that grant unrestricted 'consent for release of medical information' when claiming eligibility for disability benefits.
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Big data and its negative impact on professionalism and the confidentiality of medical data

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11263
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will propose guidelines to ensure optimal use of big data while limiting its negative impact on professionalism and the confidentiality of medical data.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will propose guidelines to ensure optimal use of big data while limiting its negative impact on professionalism and the confidentiality of medical data.
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Confidentiality of medical records

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy598
Date
1979-Jun-20
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association deplores any action taken by any level of government which threatens confidentiality of medical records.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1979-Jun-20
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association deplores any action taken by any level of government which threatens confidentiality of medical records.
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Electronic health records

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9543
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to demand that governments recognize that the flow of information from the patient record to the electronic health records is the professional responsibility of physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to demand that governments recognize that the flow of information from the patient record to the electronic health records is the professional responsibility of physicians.
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Medical information

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9281
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will seek legislative amendments that make the requesting third party responsible for payment for the provision of medical information collected (with patient understanding and consent) for the purposes of a return to work program or accommodation in the workplace.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations will seek legislative amendments that make the requesting third party responsible for payment for the provision of medical information collected (with patient understanding and consent) for the purposes of a return to work program or accommodation in the workplace.
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Medical records

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9923
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders including patients to develop a national strategy for the long-term retention, retrieval and disposal of medical records.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders including patients to develop a national strategy for the long-term retention, retrieval and disposal of medical records.
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Online continuing medical education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9892
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, calls on governments to ensure that the necessary technology is in place to guarantee that physicians in rural and remote locations have access to accredited online continuing medical education/continuing professional development.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, calls on governments to ensure that the necessary technology is in place to guarantee that physicians in rural and remote locations have access to accredited online continuing medical education/continuing professional development.
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Patient bill of health information rights

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9498
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations call on governments to engage patients and the public in the development of a patient bill of health information rights that sets out a vision for the governance of patient health information.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations call on governments to engage patients and the public in the development of a patient bill of health information rights that sets out a vision for the governance of patient health information.
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Principles for the development, use and evaluation of health care databases

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy579
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That physicians, through the Canadian Medical Association, its Divisions and affiliates, should be involved in delineating principles to guide the development, use and evaluation of databases that provide linkages between health care utilization, socioeconomic status and other determinants of health and health status.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That physicians, through the Canadian Medical Association, its Divisions and affiliates, should be involved in delineating principles to guide the development, use and evaluation of databases that provide linkages between health care utilization, socioeconomic status and other determinants of health and health status.
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Secure modes of electronic communication between patients and health care providers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11230
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the creation and use of secure modes of electronic communication between patients and health care providers.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the creation and use of secure modes of electronic communication between patients and health care providers.
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