New CMA president urges catalytic action
- Re: Changes to medical staff privileging in British Columbia. Mirwaldt, Patricia // British Columbia Medical Journal;Jun2014, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p219
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Changes to medical staff privileging in British Columbia" in issue 2014; 56: 23-27.
- Medicare needs a tune-up, says CMA president. Collier, Roger // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, pE417
The article presents a reprint of the article "Medicare needs a tune-up, says CMA president," which appeared at www.cmaj.ca on May 12, 2010. It mentions that Canadian Medical Association (CMA) president Anne Doig is calling for Canadian Medicare improvements during her speech in Ontario on May...
- Nurse Practitioner's Role in Canadian Healthcare. Toor, Kabir // UBC Medical Journal;Sep2014, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p28
The article explores the role of registered nurses in Canada as of 2014, when there are calls for greater responsibility in addition to their traditional responsibility of aiding physicians when delivering medical care to patients.
- Relationships key for new CMA president-elect. Vogel, Lauren // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/17/2013, Vol. 185 Issue 13, pE619
An interview with Canadian Medical Association (CMA) president-elect Chris Simpson is presented. He explains his motivation for bidding for leadership of the CMA and his aim to build the reputation of Canadian doctors. Simpson cites actions the CMA can take for a national health human resources...
- Brave new works of e-medicine confronts all MDs, incoming president says. Sibbald, Barbara // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/08/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 3, p325
Profiles Dr. Peter Barrett, president of the Canadian Medical Association. View of how the Internet can be used by doctors and patients; Opinion that the future of Canada's medicare system needs to be decided by the citizens as well as physicians and politicians; Biographical information.
- Pharmaceuticals dominate health care choice. Parkes, Deane // Alive;Mar2015, Issue 389, p143
The article discusses the domination of pharmaceutical drugs over natural health products in terms of health care choice in Canada. It mentions the apparent resistance of the medical profession and hospitals to natural health products, how only hospitals and physicians and not natural medicine...
- More News online. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/3/2013, Vol. 185 Issue 12, p1032
The article presents overviews on medical news in Canada published on the web site of the "Canadian Medical Association Journal" as of September 3, 2013 including medical marijuana rules that shift prescribing duties to doctors, former Canadian chief doctor David Butler-Jones' neglect of his own...
- Whistleblower blasts out-of-control psychiatric diagnosis. Ferrie, Helke // CCPA Monitor;Feb2014, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p38
The article focuses on the developments that have taken place in the health care field in Canada during 2013. Topics discussed include, DSM-IV diagnostic manual for psychiatry, professional misconduct of health personnel, and psychiatric drug. Also discussed are the two books including "Saving...
- Relationship between interRAI HC and the ICF: opportunity for operationalizing the ICF. Berg, Katherine; Finne-Soveri, Harriet; Gray, Len; Henrard, Jean Claude; Hirdes, John; Ikegami, Naoki; Ljunggren, Gunnar; Morris, John N.; Paquay, Louis; Resnik, Linda; Teare, Gary // BMC Health Services Research;2009, Vol. 9, Special section p1
Background: The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) is embraced as a framework to conceptualize human functioning and disability. Health professionals choose measures to represent the domains of the framework. The ICF coding classification is an...