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Category Archives: General Practice Closure

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

Medical Practice Closure & Storage Assistance? Here are 10 Questions to Ask…

Can you provide several Letters of Reference & recommendations? When a client takes time out of their schedule to write a letter of recommendation, that speaks well for the company, but it’s no great feat.  When SEVERAL clients write letters, … Continue reading

Retirement and Practice Closure- The Last Resort for Canadian Physicians

Here are a few interesting facts regarding Canadian Physicians and Retirement More than 1 in 10 physicians in Canada is age 65 or older 1 in 5 physicians is over the age of 60 In 2009, 12% of the active … Continue reading

EMR or Retirement?

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The EMR / Paper Dilemma for Closing Practices

When a closing practice has both paper and electronic records to contend with, things become a little more complicated.  Not unworkable.  Just complicated. If the closing physician is practicing on his/her own, that physician must have a way to access … Continue reading

Test Review Management

We’ve dealt with many physicians who feel that once their practices are closed, and they’ve made arrangements for the custodial storage of their records, their job is done.  That’s not altogether true. What about the diagnostic test results that continue … Continue reading