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Access to the comprehensive spectrum of medically necessary care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8508
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its divisions and affiliates call on the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Conference of Health Ministers to ensure that all Canadians have timely access to the comprehensive spectrum of medically necessary care by developing, through an open and consultative process, a policy framework that includes: a) a national human resources plan; b) national wait time benchmarks; c) a patient wait time guarantee supported by a publicly funded safety valve; and d) a regulatory regime to best support the public-private interface.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its divisions and affiliates call on the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Conference of Health Ministers to ensure that all Canadians have timely access to the comprehensive spectrum of medically necessary care by developing, through an open and consultative process, a policy framework that includes: a) a national human resources plan; b) national wait time benchmarks; c) a patient wait time guarantee supported by a publicly funded safety valve; and d) a regulatory regime to best support the public-private interface.
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Canada Health Infoway

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8924
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates call on Canada Health Infoway to support physicians in developing electronic medical records and linkages to electronic health records by making funding directly available to physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates call on Canada Health Infoway to support physicians in developing electronic medical records and linkages to electronic health records by making funding directly available to physicians.
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Economic burden of medical education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8556
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, working with its divisions and affiliates, will continue efforts to reduce the economic burden of medical education by advocating for interest-free government loans, regulation of tuition costs, expansion of bursaries and scholarships, financial assistance for residents in need, and education on debt avoidance and management strategies.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, working with its divisions and affiliates, will continue efforts to reduce the economic burden of medical education by advocating for interest-free government loans, regulation of tuition costs, expansion of bursaries and scholarships, financial assistance for residents in need, and education on debt avoidance and management strategies.
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Environmental factors and health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8934
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will enhance its work on the issues related to health and the environment by: a. highlighting the work of physicians who participate actively in national and international activities associated with improving the environment; b. advocating for programs to prevent or reduce the human and environmental health impact from global climate change and environmental degradation; c. lobbying policy decision-makers to incorporate concerns for human health into current environmental research and all public policy initiatives and; d. strengthening its relationships with appropriate environmental health agencies, such as Environment Canada and the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will enhance its work on the issues related to health and the environment by: a. highlighting the work of physicians who participate actively in national and international activities associated with improving the environment; b. advocating for programs to prevent or reduce the human and environmental health impact from global climate change and environmental degradation; c. lobbying policy decision-makers to incorporate concerns for human health into current environmental research and all public policy initiatives and; d. strengthening its relationships with appropriate environmental health agencies, such as Environment Canada and the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy.
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Environmental stewardship

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8936
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will respond to the challenge for a clean environment (air, water, soil, climate change) by encouraging: a. physicians to become spokespersons for environmental stewardship, including the discussion of these issues when appropriate with patients; b. the medical community to work with health care facilities to adopt and implement policies aimed at reducing or recycling waste in a safe and properly prescribed manner; c. physicians to adopt "green" measures in their practice environments and personal lifestyles; d. medical schools, residency programs and continuing medical education sessions to enhance their provision of educational programs on health and the environment; and e. the development of evidence-based information on health and environment issues.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will respond to the challenge for a clean environment (air, water, soil, climate change) by encouraging: a. physicians to become spokespersons for environmental stewardship, including the discussion of these issues when appropriate with patients; b. the medical community to work with health care facilities to adopt and implement policies aimed at reducing or recycling waste in a safe and properly prescribed manner; c. physicians to adopt "green" measures in their practice environments and personal lifestyles; d. medical schools, residency programs and continuing medical education sessions to enhance their provision of educational programs on health and the environment; and e. the development of evidence-based information on health and environment issues.
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Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will study the "gap in generalism" and collaborate with other stakeholders to identify proactive measures that will help to fill the gap and enable generalists to thrive in our health care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will study the "gap in generalism" and collaborate with other stakeholders to identify proactive measures that will help to fill the gap and enable generalists to thrive in our health care system.
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Letter - CMA’s 2006 Pre-Budget Submission to the Minister of Finance

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy2031
Date
2006-Apr-19
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
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Medical education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8519
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the principle that physicians practising in all settings must be appropriately trained for the scope of practice in which they are engaged.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the principle that physicians practising in all settings must be appropriately trained for the scope of practice in which they are engaged.
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National rural health strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8991
Date
2007-May-29
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will take the lead with other national medical organizations to advocate for the development of a national rural health strategy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-May-29
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will take the lead with other national medical organizations to advocate for the development of a national rural health strategy.
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Pan-Canadian medically determined wait time benchmarks

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8512
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with provincial and territorial divisions, will build on the work of the Wait Time Alliance by establishing pan-Canadian medically determined wait time benchmarks for all major diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical and emergency services by December 31, 2007.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with provincial and territorial divisions, will build on the work of the Wait Time Alliance by establishing pan-Canadian medically determined wait time benchmarks for all major diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical and emergency services by December 31, 2007.
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