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

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Recent blogs have addressed the issue of retirement. For some, “retirement” may be a four-letter word. But it’s not, and is, in fact, a stepping-stone to your life’s next chapter. If you’re considering retirement but still want to keep your … Continue reading


If there’s one thing this summer’s massive Alberta floods taught us, it’s that patient medical records can be damaged in the blink of an eye. Patient files undoubtedly considered safe were destroyed by the historic floodwaters, creating monumental challenges for … Continue reading


Where are all the doctors? It’s a crucial question, since these days, physician shortages are widespread — and not without consequences. In Bonnyville, Alta., for instance, Alberta Health Services (AHS) decided to close the hospital’s two-person pathology department rather than … 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

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

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

EMR or Retirement?

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