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Best practices in physician leadership

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10468
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will facilitate knowledge transfer of best practices in physician leadership and engagement across the country.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will facilitate knowledge transfer of best practices in physician leadership and engagement across the country.
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Continuum of care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8844
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that the issue of the continuum of care must go beyond the question of financing and tackle questions related to the organisation of medicine and to the shared and joint responsibilities of individuals, communities and governments in matters of health care and promotion, prevention and rehabilitation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that the issue of the continuum of care must go beyond the question of financing and tackle questions related to the organisation of medicine and to the shared and joint responsibilities of individuals, communities and governments in matters of health care and promotion, prevention and rehabilitation.
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Cost of neuropsychological assessments

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11912
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports inclusion of the cost of neuropsychological assessments of all patients suspected of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder as an insured-benefit.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports inclusion of the cost of neuropsychological assessments of all patients suspected of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder as an insured-benefit.
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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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Evaluation of clinical practice guidelines

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10448
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for evidence-based evaluation of clinical practice guidelines in terms of patient outcomes, appropriateness and cost-effectiveness.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for evidence-based evaluation of clinical practice guidelines in terms of patient outcomes, appropriateness and cost-effectiveness.
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High cost of drugs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8906
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges governments to take prompt measures to address the high cost of generic and off-patent prescription drugs in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges governments to take prompt measures to address the high cost of generic and off-patent prescription drugs in Canada.
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Informal caregivers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8846
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that governments undertake pilot studies to support informal caregivers and long-term care patients, including those that: a. explore tax credits and/or direct compensation to compensate informal caregivers for their work; b. expand relief programs for informal caregivers that provide guaranteed access to respite services in emergency situations; c. expand income and asset testing for residents requiring assisted living and long-term care; and d. promote information on advanced directives and representation agreements for patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that governments undertake pilot studies to support informal caregivers and long-term care patients, including those that: a. explore tax credits and/or direct compensation to compensate informal caregivers for their work; b. expand relief programs for informal caregivers that provide guaranteed access to respite services in emergency situations; c. expand income and asset testing for residents requiring assisted living and long-term care; and d. promote information on advanced directives and representation agreements for patients.
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Long-term health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8853
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to review variability in models of delivery of community and institutionally based long-term care across the provinces and territories as well as the standards against which they are regulated and accredited.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to review variability in models of delivery of community and institutionally based long-term care across the provinces and territories as well as the standards against which they are regulated and accredited.
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Patient navigator models

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11907
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of patient navigator models, particularly for vulnerable patient populations.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of patient navigator models, particularly for vulnerable patient populations.
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Personalized medicine

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10529
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will study the impacts of personalized medicine on medical practice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will study the impacts of personalized medicine on medical practice.
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