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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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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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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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Gender-sensitive care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10847
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports curriculum development within Canada's medical schools that ensures trainees are educated on the importance of gender-sensitive care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports curriculum development within Canada's medical schools that ensures trainees are educated on the importance of gender-sensitive care.
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Immunization of physicians and other health care providers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9530
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages all physicians and other health care providers to be immunized for influenza annually.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages all physicians and other health care providers to be immunized for influenza annually.
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Impact of health care transformation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9545
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliates and associates to examine the impact of health care transformation on all aspects of physicians' practices, in a diverse range of settings; primary and specialty care, including the relationship between them; undergraduate and postgraduate education and continuing professional development; and health and health care services for patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliates and associates to examine the impact of health care transformation on all aspects of physicians' practices, in a diverse range of settings; primary and specialty care, including the relationship between them; undergraduate and postgraduate education and continuing professional development; and health and health care services for patients.
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Improved practice and patient management techniques

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9547
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will incorporate in its Toward a Blueprint for Health Care Transformation: A Framework for Action a call on governments to ensure that resources and training are made available to adequately support physicians' adoption of improved practice and patient management techniques aimed at increasing access and quality.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will incorporate in its Toward a Blueprint for Health Care Transformation: A Framework for Action a call on governments to ensure that resources and training are made available to adequately support physicians' adoption of improved practice and patient management techniques aimed at increasing access and quality.
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Interventions that target the social determinants of health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10914
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that physicians be encouraged and adequately supported to participate in community-based interventions that target the social determinants of health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that physicians be encouraged and adequately supported to participate in community-based interventions that target the social determinants of health.
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Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the Canadian Medical Protective Association to develop a comprehensive strategy to minimize the liability risk of physicians due to the changing scopes of practice of other health care providers.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the Canadian Medical Protective Association to develop a comprehensive strategy to minimize the liability risk of physicians due to the changing scopes of practice of other health care providers.
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Mental health conditions in the workplace

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10903
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and implementation of comprehensive strategies to promote mental health and the management of mental health conditions in the workplace.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and implementation of comprehensive strategies to promote mental health and the management of mental health conditions in the workplace.
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