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- The view from the Rock. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE663
The article features president-elect John Haggie of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), who sees the CMA's transformation blueprint as an innovative means towards health care reform. According to Haggie, there are several issues in the country's health care system such as incapability by...
- 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...
- Physicians and federal government in need of self-examination. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/18/2012, Vol. 184 Issue 13, pE699
The article presents information on the 145th annual general meeting held in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories at which John Haggie, outgoing president of the Canadian Medical Association focused on the need of establishing good relation between physicians and patients. It informs that...
- 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.
- Systemic health reforms may be a prelude to privatization, new CMA president says. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE658
The article discusses the insights of President Dr. Jeff Turnbull on Canada's health care system, during his inaugural address at the Canadian Medical Association's (CMA's) annual general meeting in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Turnbull says that Canadian's want to be included on the decision-making...
- Health policy analyst, economist CMA's new secretary general. Sullivan, Patrick // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/03/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 7, p1031
Focuses on Bill Tholl, secretary general of the Canadian Medical Association. His involvement in the Canada Health Act; Career highlights and his comments on his new position; His priority to improve professional unity.