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Medical direction and administrative responsibility

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy703
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That the following be adopted as Canadian Medical Association policy: Medical direction and administrative responsibility: a) service departments which carry out prescribed medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy in hospitals or clinics must have a medical director who is accountable to the hospital board through the hospital administrator and professionally accountable through the normal channels to the organized medical staff. Such medical service departments include medical laboratory services, radiological services, respiratory technology, physiotherapy and nuclear medicine services. The appointment of a medical director for each such service department is essential in order to ensure the best possible service to the patient and to the hospital and to coordinate the related medical programs for the patient, b) the size and complexity of some service departments which carry out medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy may require the appointment of administrative assistants to the medical director, and these may be trained in the disciplines of physiotherapy, radiography, medical laboratory technology, respiratory technology, nuclear medicine technology, etc. They should be responsible to the medical director of the hospital services department and should not be head of the department reporting directly to the hospital administrator. In the small centres where there is not a full-time medical specialist on the medical staff the medical director of the service department should be a qualified physician. Such a non- specialized medical director should establish regular communication with a specialist in the field who may be consulted on general and specific questions, c) it is also recognized that some allied health personnel working in service departments have advanced technical and/or treatment skills. These should be recognized and profitably utilized always under the supervision and accountability of the medical director of the specific service.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That the following be adopted as Canadian Medical Association policy: Medical direction and administrative responsibility: a) service departments which carry out prescribed medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy in hospitals or clinics must have a medical director who is accountable to the hospital board through the hospital administrator and professionally accountable through the normal channels to the organized medical staff. Such medical service departments include medical laboratory services, radiological services, respiratory technology, physiotherapy and nuclear medicine services. The appointment of a medical director for each such service department is essential in order to ensure the best possible service to the patient and to the hospital and to coordinate the related medical programs for the patient, b) the size and complexity of some service departments which carry out medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy may require the appointment of administrative assistants to the medical director, and these may be trained in the disciplines of physiotherapy, radiography, medical laboratory technology, respiratory technology, nuclear medicine technology, etc. They should be responsible to the medical director of the hospital services department and should not be head of the department reporting directly to the hospital administrator. In the small centres where there is not a full-time medical specialist on the medical staff the medical director of the service department should be a qualified physician. Such a non- specialized medical director should establish regular communication with a specialist in the field who may be consulted on general and specific questions, c) it is also recognized that some allied health personnel working in service departments have advanced technical and/or treatment skills. These should be recognized and profitably utilized always under the supervision and accountability of the medical director of the specific service.
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Medically required services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy606
Date
1989-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association seek clarification and definition of the term "medically required service", as applied to health funding legislation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
1989-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association seek clarification and definition of the term "medically required service", as applied to health funding legislation.
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Patient-focused funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9843
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and governments to ensure that patient-focused funding initiatives are based on data that are scientifically valid, accurate and publicly available.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and governments to ensure that patient-focused funding initiatives are based on data that are scientifically valid, accurate and publicly available.
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Collaborative development of patient-focused funding initiatives

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9844
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to ensure meaningful consultations by governments with physicians who are accountable to the medical profession in the collaborative development of patient-focused funding initiatives.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to ensure meaningful consultations by governments with physicians who are accountable to the medical profession in the collaborative development of patient-focused funding initiatives.
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Patient-focused funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9845
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and governments to ensure that patient-focused funding supports the timeliness, safety and quality of patient care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and governments to ensure that patient-focused funding supports the timeliness, safety and quality of patient care.
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Lifetime clinical prevention schedule

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9855
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, urges governments to support the development and implementation of a lifetime clinical prevention schedule based on scientific evidence and coordinated by primary care physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, urges governments to support the development and implementation of a lifetime clinical prevention schedule based on scientific evidence and coordinated by primary care physicians.
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Multidisciplinary care initiatives

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9863
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of multidisciplinary care initiatives that incorporate long-term, sustainable funding and resources that remove financial barriers to incorporating diverse allied health professionals within medical practices.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of multidisciplinary care initiatives that incorporate long-term, sustainable funding and resources that remove financial barriers to incorporating diverse allied health professionals within medical practices.
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Principles of the Canada Health Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9864
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to re-interpret the principles of the Canada Health Act in light of the evolution in the delivery of health care services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to re-interpret the principles of the Canada Health Act in light of the evolution in the delivery of health care services.
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Renegotiation of the 2004 First Ministers’ Health Accord

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9865
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to begin discussions with provincial and territorial governments, in consultation with health care stakeholders, on the renegotiation of the 2004 First Ministers’ Health Accord that is set to expire March 31, 2014.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to begin discussions with provincial and territorial governments, in consultation with health care stakeholders, on the renegotiation of the 2004 First Ministers’ Health Accord that is set to expire March 31, 2014.
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Data on physician human resources

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9868
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with governments, provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliate and associate organizations, and other stakeholders to regularly analyse data on physician human resources in the context of changing information.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with governments, provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliate and associate organizations, and other stakeholders to regularly analyse data on physician human resources in the context of changing information.
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