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Adverse events

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9574
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, while recognizing the importance of disclosing adverse events to affected patients in a timely manner, recommends that regional health authorities, institutions and professional associations develop policies to ensure the confidentiality of medical quality assurance deliberation, unless public notification is required to mitigate any possibility of ongoing harm.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, while recognizing the importance of disclosing adverse events to affected patients in a timely manner, recommends that regional health authorities, institutions and professional associations develop policies to ensure the confidentiality of medical quality assurance deliberation, unless public notification is required to mitigate any possibility of ongoing harm.
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Code of ethics be developed to govern business-development strategies of companies in the health field

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11235
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that a code of ethics be developed to govern business-development strategies of companies in the health field.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that a code of ethics be developed to govern business-development strategies of companies in the health field.
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Educating physicians about the prevalence of child abuse

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11246
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the need to educate physicians about the prevalence of child abuse.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the need to educate physicians about the prevalence of child abuse.
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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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Front-line care providers in epidemics

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9571
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliates and associates urge governments to ensure that front-line care providers in practice and training are provided with adequate information, resources (including ventilators, masks, gloves, medications and vaccines) and personal and family disability and life insurance if performing clinical duties in the context of an epidemic or other public health emergency.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliates and associates urge governments to ensure that front-line care providers in practice and training are provided with adequate information, resources (including ventilators, masks, gloves, medications and vaccines) and personal and family disability and life insurance if performing clinical duties in the context of an epidemic or other public health emergency.
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Home-care agencies be mandated to have a director who is in good standing as a registered health professional

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11223
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that all home-care agencies be mandated to have on staff a director who is in good standing as a registered health professional.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that all home-care agencies be mandated to have on staff a director who is in good standing as a registered health professional.
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The medical and psychiatric implications of inmate solitary confinement

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11276
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with Correctional Service Canada to address the medical and psychiatric implications of inmate solitary confinement.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with Correctional Service Canada to address the medical and psychiatric implications of inmate solitary confinement.
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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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Pets on airplanes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9532
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the Canadian Lung Association's call for the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health to study the health impacts of federally regulated airline policies that allow pets to travel in the cabin of airplanes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the Canadian Lung Association's call for the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health to study the health impacts of federally regulated airline policies that allow pets to travel in the cabin of airplanes.
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Protecting physicians and patients in conflict zones

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11243
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will bring recommendations to the World Medical Association to help ensure that physicians and patients in conflict zones are protected against attack.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will bring recommendations to the World Medical Association to help ensure that physicians and patients in conflict zones are protected against attack.
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