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

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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

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 Are Patients Impacted When They Cannot Access Their Medical Records?

Medical Records are the footprints we make through the medical system – they are a chronology  of our medical history from birth onwards.  By the time we are middle-aged,  our medical history may be contained in many files held by … 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

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

Record Retention – Pediatric Records

The issue of record retention is one of particular concern for a closing medical practitioner. For a retiring or relocating physician, or for the estate of a physician, one can either consult with the provincial College of Physicians and Surgeons or … 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

Closing Your Medical Practice… Some Considerations

Closing your practice as a physician entails a lot more than just anouncing that you’re shutting down in a couple of months and then throwing yourself a big party. Whether you are a retiring physician, a relocating physician or you … Continue reading