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

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

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

A Timeline for Planning Practice Closure

Planning for your practice closure, like with most things in life, is best done in advance. While this may not always be possible, it makes a big difference when it happens. Practice closure is all about expectation management. The more … Continue reading