Articles and Resources for Canadian Retiring, Relocating Physicians and Physician Estates

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The Doctor Shortage is No Laughing Matter

A dancing doctor wearing a wig and cape? Facing a severe doctor shortage, the Ontario municipality of Chatham-Kent has produced a zany music video as a tool to recruit emergency room physicians. Riffing hilariously on the hit song Sexy and … Continue reading

After Medical Practice Closure – A New Chapter

after Medical Practice closure… a new chapter begins So you’ve decided to hang up your stethoscope and close your medical practice. Now what? Far from being an end point, retirement marks a new beginning, a gateway to the exciting next … Continue reading

5 Essential Tips on Closing Your Medical Practice

5 essential tips regarding medical practice closure Closing a medical practice is a complex undertaking and requires a carefully planned strategy. While there are many lists of things to remember for such an event, here are what we believe are 5 essential … Continue reading

The Proactive Patient

According to a recent CBC news article, in the weeks after delivering a child in July, 2008, a Toronto-area woman noticed a dead-fish smell emanating from her body. Isn’t that a disgusting scenario? Turns out the source of the smell … Continue reading

Unattached Patient Programs – How Health Care Connect Helps Your Patients Locate New Physicians

  As you prepare to close your medical practice, you may feel concern over your patients’ ability to find a new health care practitioner. Of course, posting a notice in your office, mailing a letter to active patients or running … Continue reading

EMR or Retirement?… The Physician Dilemma

The decision to use an EMR when you’re close to retirement can be problematic for a physician. There is little doubt that the leap from paper to EMR is a quantum one. It may take many months to implement an … Continue reading

Saying Farewell to Patients

Since its start in 1997, RSRS has worked with hundreds of Canadian doctors who have closed their medical practices.  Whether retiring or relocating, saying farewell to your patients is never a simple task.  In many cases we see doctors who … Continue reading

Proper Drug Disposal Protocol for Closing Medical Practices

Now that you’ve decided retire and close your medical practice, have you given any thought to the disposal of medicines you have on hand? Whether expired or not, you will want to follow established protocols for disposing of FDA regulated … Continue reading

Can You Re-Imagine Yourself After Retirement?

Doctors’ perspective on retiring has aligned with the rest of North America in recent years; a Sun Life survey reported that one in five working Americans says that they will never retire! Many doctors find that, upon nearing retirement age, … Continue reading

How To Notify Your Staff When Closing Your Medical Practice