Systemic health reforms may be a prelude to privatization, new CMA president says
- No user fees, but perhaps user fees. Vogel, Lauren // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE970
The article reports on the stand of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) on the implementation of healthcare user fees in Canada. According to outgoing CMA president Jeff Turnbull, the association is dedicated to the tenets of a publicly-funded health care system and that CMA policy do not...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- CMA president-elect focuses on patient-centred care. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, pE140
The article discusses the plans and projects of future president of Canadian Medical Association's (CMA's) Jeff Turnbull. It informs that Jeff will assume his work from August 2010 as president of CMA. It mentions that Jeff will focus on introducing market-driven forces in the Canadian health...
- Canadian health care slurs dismissed as "rhetoric". Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, pE147
The article offers information on the rejection of the Canadian health care slur as rhetoric. According to the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) President Dr. Jeff Turnbull, the rhetoric is rooted in differing notions of health equity and civic responsibility. He also compares health care as...
- Loaded expectations. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE643
The article features the insights of Canadian Medical Association (CMA) president Jeff Turnbull on the medical profession in Canada. Turnbull believes that physicians want the health care system in Canada to improve, and asserts the need to reclaim the standard of morality of physicians due to...