CMA's Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-budget Consultations 2010-2011

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10018
Date
2010-Oct-27
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
  1 document  

Study on Canada's pandemic preparedness: CMA's Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10010
Date
2010-Oct-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
  1 document  

CMA statement on emerging therapies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10352
Date
26-Aug-2010
Topics
Health care and patient safety
  1 document  

Family physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9849
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will promote the significant role that family physicians play in securing the sustainability of the health care system through patient attachment.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will promote the significant role that family physicians play in securing the sustainability of the health care system through patient attachment.
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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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Compensation models

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9867
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to develop compensation models in partnership with provincial/territorial medical associations that address non-physician clinicians working under the supervision of a physician.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to develop compensation models in partnership with provincial/territorial medical associations that address non-physician clinicians working under the supervision of a physician.
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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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Health risks associated with tanning facilities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9880
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will call on governments to strengthen labelling requirements on tanning equipment and require signage in tanning facilities that outlines the carcinogenic potential and overall health risks associated with tanning facilities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will call on governments to strengthen labelling requirements on tanning equipment and require signage in tanning facilities that outlines the carcinogenic potential and overall health risks associated with tanning facilities.
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Regulating the artificial tanning industry

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9881
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliate and associate organizations and other stakeholders, will call on all levels of government to regulate the artificial tanning industry, with a focus on banning access to children and youth under 18 years of age.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliate and associate organizations and other stakeholders, will call on all levels of government to regulate the artificial tanning industry, with a focus on banning access to children and youth under 18 years of age.
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Comprehensive pregnancy care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9882
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliate and associate organizations, and other stakeholders to further develop educational materials for primary care providers and women on the importance of pre-pregnancy and early-pregnancy health, and early access to comprehensive pregnancy care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliate and associate organizations, and other stakeholders to further develop educational materials for primary care providers and women on the importance of pre-pregnancy and early-pregnancy health, and early access to comprehensive pregnancy care.
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Installation of automatic external defibrillators in public facilities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9884
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, supports where feasible and cost-effective the installation of automatic external defibrillators in public facilities and high traffic areas such as sports arenas.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, supports where feasible and cost-effective the installation of automatic external defibrillators in public facilities and high traffic areas such as sports arenas.
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Prenatal screening tests

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9885
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders, calls on governments to offer, promote and fund prenatal screening tests for the most common chromosomal abnormalities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders, calls on governments to offer, promote and fund prenatal screening tests for the most common chromosomal abnormalities.
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Rural and remote physicians and health research projects

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9887
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work in partnership with faculties of medicine, affiliate and associate organizations and other stakeholders to support initiatives, including access to funding that facilitate rural and remote physicians’ capacity to lead and partake in health research projects and programs in their jurisdictions.
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 in partnership with faculties of medicine, affiliate and associate organizations and other stakeholders to support initiatives, including access to funding that facilitate rural and remote physicians’ capacity to lead and partake in health research projects and programs in their jurisdictions.
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Application of evidence-based medicine

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9893
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, faculties of medicine, College of Family Physicians of Canada and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to greatly expand efforts to familiarize medical students and residents with the application of evidence-based medicine, including systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines, care pathways and related techniques to improve quality, safety and efficiency in medicine.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, faculties of medicine, College of Family Physicians of Canada and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to greatly expand efforts to familiarize medical students and residents with the application of evidence-based medicine, including systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines, care pathways and related techniques to improve quality, safety and efficiency in medicine.
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Distributed medical education (DME)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9894
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Canadian Association of Internes and Residents, Canadian Federation of Medical Students, all other relevant stakeholder organizations and governments to address challenges faced by students and residents engaged in distributed medical education (DME), particularly in rural and remote locations.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Canadian Association of Internes and Residents, Canadian Federation of Medical Students, all other relevant stakeholder organizations and governments to address challenges faced by students and residents engaged in distributed medical education (DME), particularly in rural and remote locations.
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Pre-mixed alcoholic energy drinks

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9901
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, urges governments to ensure that liquor boards and other relevant bodies comply with existing Health Canada regulations for the sale of pre-mixed alcoholic energy drinks.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, urges governments to ensure that liquor boards and other relevant bodies comply with existing Health Canada regulations for the sale of pre-mixed alcoholic energy drinks.
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Antibiotic resistant organisms in humans

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9902
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will work with Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada to investigate the agriculture-related release of antibiotic resistant organisms and residual antibiotics into earth and water ecosystems, as well as the role they play in the emergence of antibiotic resistant organisms in humans.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will work with Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada to investigate the agriculture-related release of antibiotic resistant organisms and residual antibiotics into earth and water ecosystems, as well as the role they play in the emergence of antibiotic resistant organisms in humans.
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Antibiotics in animals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9904
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to investigate animal husbandry techniques that decrease the need for antibiotics in animals and to support techniques proven to be effective.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to investigate animal husbandry techniques that decrease the need for antibiotics in animals and to support techniques proven to be effective.
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Mixed Martial Arts

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9906
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for a ban on Mixed Martial Arts prize fighting matches in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for a ban on Mixed Martial Arts prize fighting matches in Canada.
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Medical records

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9923
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders including patients to develop a national strategy for the long-term retention, retrieval and disposal of medical records.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders including patients to develop a national strategy for the long-term retention, retrieval and disposal of medical records.
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