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Category Archives: Patient Notification

Tips on Closing Your Medical Practice

Closing a medical practice is a complex undertaking and requires a carefully planned strategy. Here are 8 tips to remember when closing your practice*: 1. Inform your staff three months in advance of the anticipated closing date. 2. Make sure … 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

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

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

Notification to Patients

Whether you’re a relocating physician, a retiring physician or you represent the estate of a just deceased physician, the element of notification to patients is quite important. Generally speaking, notification can take on the form of a letter, newspaper anouncements … Continue reading