"Fuzzy" elements of CMA transformation blueprint may yet undermine medicare, critics say
- OCH, AYE! CANADA CAN LOOK TO SCOTLAND FOR WAIT TIME LESSONS. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/8/2014, Vol. 186 Issue 10, p796
The article discusses the 2014 report "Time to Close the Gap," published by the Wait Time Alliance (WTA) in partnership with the Canadian Medical Association and other medical specialty groups in an effort to improve timely care for patients. The report disclosed that Canadians still lack the...
- Canadians frustrated with a health system that doesn't work, CMA says. Vogel, Lauren // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE1013
The article focuses on a report by the Canadian Medical Association's public consultations on health care transformation, which revealed that Canada's health care system is failing patients, mainly elderly and children, due to unacceptable wait times, crowded hospitals, and poor job of...
- CMA and a smart strategy for health IT. Reid, Anna // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;Jun2013 Future Practice Supplement, p2
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including Canadian Medical Association (CMA) revised strategy for health information technology, health care records and patient care using electronic tools.
- CMA: The national voice of medicine. Smith, Tim R. // British Columbia Medical Journal;Jun2014, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p236
The article highlights the Canadian Medical Association, a federated organization with policies determined by its General Council and Board of Directors that started in 1868 when it created the first Code of Ethics for physicians practicing in Canada.
- Respecting diverse perspectives, common goals. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, p743
The article offers the author's insights on the editorial views and perspectives of the "Canadian Medical Association Journal" (CMAJ), which focuses on the improvement of health and health care system in Canada.
- Lacking a healthy influence. B. D. // British Columbia Medical Journal;Dec2015, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p430
The author reflects on the impact and influence of medical associations in Canada on the country's health systems, highlighting the predictions of Canadian Medical Association (CMA) over the role of medical commissions in overseeing provincial health care.
- The continuing challenge of surgical access. Warnock, Garth L. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Apr2011, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p76
The author reflects on the strategy, described by Wright and colleagues, which is used to develop standardized comprehensive access targets for surgical care. The author states that the strategy provides an opportunity to reflect on access to pediatric and adult surgical care in Canada....
- Facilitating interprofessional education and practice. Kearney, Anne // Canadian Nurse;Mar2008, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p22
Collaborative patient-centred care has the potential to address serious issues in the Canadian health-care system such as those related to increasing complexity of care; patient safety and access; and recruitment and retention of health human resources. This approach involves teams of health...
- Dr. Brian Day and Dr. Robert Woollard on the Future Role of Privatized For-Profit Medicine in the Canadian Healthcare System. Yurkovich, Marko // UBC Medical Journal;Sep2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p33
The article offers insights from physicians Robert Woollard and Brian Day on issues facing the Canadian healthcare system. Woollard cites equality as one of the reasons why Canada should not allow for-profit health care, while Day mentions the outdated Health Canada Act as a reason for allowing...