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Getting the Diagnosis Right… Toward a Sustainable Future for Canadian Health Care Policy (Part One of a two-part brief to the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1970
Date
2001-Oct-31
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  2 documents  

Health delivery in primary care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy436
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support in principle the concept of, and the development of models of care involving primary care physicians and primary care practitioners, which is not the replacement of physician services by other health care practitioners, but rather an enhanced model of health delivery in primary care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support in principle the concept of, and the development of models of care involving primary care physicians and primary care practitioners, which is not the replacement of physician services by other health care practitioners, but rather an enhanced model of health delivery in primary care.
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Issues and options report : Presentation to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Public Hearings on Health Care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy2012
Date
2001-Oct-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

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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Notes for an address by Dr. Henry Haddad, President, Canadian Medical Association : Public Hearings on “Issues and Options” Report : Presentation to The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy2014
Date
2001-Nov-06
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
  1 document  

Presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations : Securing Our Future . . . Balancing Urgent Health Care Needs of Today With The Important Challenges of Tomorrow

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy2013
Date
2001-Nov-01
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
  1 document  

Revisions to the Indian Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy421
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association seek assurance from the federal minister of health and the minister of Indian affairs and northern development that early, ongoing and meaningful discussions with all relevant stakeholders will take place, with a view to ensuring that revisions to the Indian Act do not infringe on the health and privacy of health information of aboriginal peoples in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association seek assurance from the federal minister of health and the minister of Indian affairs and northern development that early, ongoing and meaningful discussions with all relevant stakeholders will take place, with a view to ensuring that revisions to the Indian Act do not infringe on the health and privacy of health information of aboriginal peoples in Canada.
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Tax programs and health care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy431
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend to the federal, provincial and territorial governments that they should immediately review the creation of tax-related programs that will help patients offset the ever-increasing out-of-pocket cost of health care services, which should include: 1. an increase in the currently allowable medical tax credit, and 2. a health savings plan similar to the RRSP program for application to anticipated future expenses such as long-term care, home care and pharmacological expenses.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend to the federal, provincial and territorial governments that they should immediately review the creation of tax-related programs that will help patients offset the ever-increasing out-of-pocket cost of health care services, which should include: 1. an increase in the currently allowable medical tax credit, and 2. a health savings plan similar to the RRSP program for application to anticipated future expenses such as long-term care, home care and pharmacological expenses.
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