Access to comprehensive psychiatric assessment

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10854
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with stakeholders to develop standardized processes to ensure access to comprehensive psychiatric assessment and treatment for people detained within the correctional system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with stakeholders to develop standardized processes to ensure access to comprehensive psychiatric assessment and treatment for people detained within the correctional system.
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Access to health care services for language minorities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy767
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with provincial/ territorial medical associations, encourages all levels of government to ensure that public health care facilities provide language minorities with reasonable community access to health care services in their first language.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with provincial/ territorial medical associations, encourages all levels of government to ensure that public health care facilities provide language minorities with reasonable community access to health care services in their first language.
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Access to results of government-funded research

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10863
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health information and e-health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports timely public access and transparency to the results of and information from government-funded research.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health information and e-health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports timely public access and transparency to the results of and information from government-funded research.
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Accountability standards

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10860
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of data on health care delivery and patient outcomes to help the medical profession develop an appropriateness framework and associated accountability standards provided that patient and physician confidentiality is maintained.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of data on health care delivery and patient outcomes to help the medical profession develop an appropriateness framework and associated accountability standards provided that patient and physician confidentiality is maintained.
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Advocacy skills training

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10908
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a suggested curriculum for advocacy skills training for medical students and residents.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a suggested curriculum for advocacy skills training for medical students and residents.
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Alcohol and energy drinks

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10900
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will conduct an analysis with recommendations on the effect of industry advertising promoting the consumption of alcohol and energy drinks on the youth of Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will conduct an analysis with recommendations on the effect of industry advertising promoting the consumption of alcohol and energy drinks on the youth of Canada.
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Antibiotics for agricultural use

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10916
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that the Food and Drugs Act and its regulations be amended to close the "own use" provision for the unmanaged importation of antibiotics for agricultural use.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that the Food and Drugs Act and its regulations be amended to close the "own use" provision for the unmanaged importation of antibiotics for agricultural use.
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Antibiotics for use in food animals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10913
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national system to identify and report the identities and quantities of antibiotics acquired domestically or imported for use in food animals.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national system to identify and report the identities and quantities of antibiotics acquired domestically or imported for use in food animals.
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Appropriateness in clinical care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10855
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that fiscal benefits and cost savings of exercises in accountability and appropriateness in clinical care are a by-product rather than the primary focus of these exercises.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that fiscal benefits and cost savings of exercises in accountability and appropriateness in clinical care are a by-product rather than the primary focus of these exercises.
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Appropriateness in clinical care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10856
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association adopts the following definition for appropriateness in health care: It is the right care, provided by the right providers, to the right patient, in the right place, at the right time, resulting in optimal quality care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association adopts the following definition for appropriateness in health care: It is the right care, provided by the right providers, to the right patient, in the right place, at the right time, resulting in optimal quality care.
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