TITLE

Heavy hitters to hit the hustings

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 4, pE229
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the initiative of Ontario Medical Association (OMA) to urge politicians who will run for provincial elections to campaign for electronic medical records for residents by 2015, more funds to help physicians adopt electronic devices, and extension of family health teams. It states that OMA will fund advertising campaigns to urge candidates to coordinate with their platform. It adds that Ontarian doctors believe, enhancing patient-centered care will improve patient safety.
ACCESSION #
59410448

 

Related Articles

  • OMA gives nod to 4 new sections.  // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 12, p1690 

    Reports on the Ontario Medical Association's four new probationary status groups namely, complementary medicine, cover sleep disorders, GP psychoterapy and chronic pain.

  • `Show us the money,' OMA tells province.  // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 12, p1689 

    Reports on the criticism of the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) about the province government's touted increase in budget for health care. Criticism over cuts to health care system.

  • Integrated Personal Health Records: The Future is Now.  // Running & FitNews;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p1 

    The article provides information about integrated personal health records (IPHR) in the U.S. IPHRs served as portals into the electronic health records of health care providers. They can offer patients as much access to data, scheduling resources, and communication among members of the health...

  • College news.  // Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England;Jul2014, Vol. 96 Issue 7, p218 

    This section offers news briefs related to health care services in Great Britain as of July 2014. Topics covered include legality of offering vital bleaching treatment to patients below 18. Also mentioned release of surgical commissioning guides by several surgical organizations in the region to...

  • The Canada Health Act goes on trial. Wharry, Steven // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/99, Vol. 160 Issue 12, p1751 

    Focuses on the May 1999 meeting of the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) to criticize the Canada Health Act (CHA). Statistics on the lack of knowledge by Canadians of the CHA, the law designed to protect health care, and informed citizens' desire to revise it; Other issues discussed; Comments...

  • Continuing to Drink. Feferman, Irv // Ontario Dentist;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p42 

    The article presents several facts related to alcohol and discusses the problem of alcoholism in Canada. The Ontario Medical Association is said to be assessing ways to cut the consumption of alcohol. The hidden risks of antibiotics are discussed. The main factors accounting for the high costs...

  • Doctors v. government: taking the fight online. Collier, Roger // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/7/2015, Vol. 187 Issue 6, p393 

    The article assesses developments made by the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) to its social media campaign centered on the hashtag #CareNot Cuts to oppose Ontario government's budget cuts imposed on health care. Topics covered include the views of Aimee Morrison, an associate professor of...

  • Ten health stories that mattered: Jan. 6-10. Collier, Roger // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/18/2014, Vol. 186 Issue 3, pE103 

    This section offers health-related news briefs in Canada from January 6-10, 2014. The first North American death due to avian flu occurred in Alberta. According to the office of the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, the federal government will not pay for the refugee health care program...

  • Assessing Guidelines for Use in Family Practice. Rosser, Walter W.; Davis, Dave; Gilbart, Erin // Journal of Family Practice;Nov2001, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p969 

    The article describes the methods that have been developed over since 1997 by Guideline Advisory Committee (GAC) formed by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Ontario Medical Association to assess and disseminate guidelines that would improve the utilization of health care...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics