Reflections on council
- CMA survey shows fee-for-service not dead yet. Martin, Shelley // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/05/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 5, p601
Reports the findings of the Canadian Medical Association's 2000 Physician Resource Questionnaire. Decline in popularity of the fee-for-service payments; Data on subjects such as income, workload, call duty, and patient education; Response rate to the survey.
- Why physicians need a charter. MacCarthy, Dan // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/24/99, Vol. 161 Issue 4, p400
Editorial. Comments on the professional relationship between Canadian physicians and their patients. Waiting lists attesting to the gap between needed care and available resources; Need for and purpose of the Canadian Medical Association's Charter for Physicians; Reference to a critique of the...
- THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/19/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 6, p757
Presents a policy statement of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) concerning the future of medical practice in Canada as of September, 2000. Reasons for the development of the policy, including the expectation of a rapid pace of change in the practice of medicine; Prediction of additional...
- The burden of on-call coverage. Martin, Shelley // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/30/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 9, p1246
Presents data from the Canadian Medical Association's 2001 Physician Resource Questionnaire. Percentage of general, specialist, and surgical practitioners who take or share on-call coverage; Tendency of rural physicians to see more patients.
- Voting ourselves rights: a critique of the Canadian Medical Association Charter for Physicians. Kenny, Nuala; Weijer, Charles; Baylis, Francoise // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/24/99, Vol. 161 Issue 4, p399
Editorial. Comments on the Canadian Medical Association Charter for Physicians. Demands that have caused demoralization in the profession; Author's view on the failings of the charter; Assertion that physicians must earn respect and special status.
- Practice BEAT. Rose, Joan R. // Medical Economics;8/9/2002, Vol. 79 Issue 15, p19
Presents news briefs on medical practice in the U.S. and Canada as of August 2002. Proposal to post physician profiles on the Internet in Canada; Increase in annual revenue of most medical specialties for their affiliated hospitals; Plan of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to change...
- It's illegal to be nice to patients. McCormick, Louis H. // Medical Economics;10/11/99, Vol. 76 Issue 19, p167
Presents a physician's account on his experience in waiving copayments in his medical practice in Louisiana. Reasons for waiving copayments; Views of a practice management consultant on possible contract violations related to the waiving of copayments; Effects of decision not to waive...
- Practice Briefing. // GP: General Practitioner;3/3/2014, p15
This section offers news briefs concerning general practice (GP) in Great Britain as of March 2014, including Medeconomics conducting a survey on the rates charged by GPs for non-National Health Service (NHS) services and the impact of NHS changes on GP stress levels.
- RVUs Blues: How Should Docs Get Paid? Lantos, John // Hastings Center Report;May/Jun2003, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p37
Deals with the ethics and consequences of trying to objectively compare the many services physicians offer in their practice. Aspects of the issue concerning physicians's compensation; Changes in the roles of physicians; Composition of the national health insurance system in the U.S.