Medical Practice Closure

Medical Practice Closure & Record Storage for Retiring & Relocating Physicians & Physician Estates

Since 1997, RSRS has assisted hundreds of physicians with their medical practice closures and record storage obligations. Whether you’re retiring, relocating or enquiring on behalf of a doctor’s estate, RSRS can help.  RSRS is the only physician-managed, fully compliant storage facility in Canada and follows the guidelines for each Canadian province with respect to medical practice closure and patient record retention.

We offer a complete medical practice closure consulting service, and in most cases for Ontario Primary Care Doctors, we can offer full record scanning and storage services and more, at NO CHARGE*.

Here is a list of our services for Medical Practice Closures

  • Patient Notification
  • Banker’s Boxes / EMR file Storage
  • Packing Assistance  (where available)
  • Scanning of the Records
  • Patient Notification Assistance
  • Patient Record Transfers & Retrievals
  • Authorized 3rd Party Transfers
  • Non-prohibitive Fees to Patients
  • Assistance with Equipment Sale / Donation
  • Patient Placement Assistance

Call 1-888-563-3732

View a list of FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ).

*RSRS offers Free services for a full time primary care physician in Ontario where RSRS is appointed custodian for the records and facilitates all patient record transfer requests.  Please call for more details.  RSRS also offers excellent rates for primary care physicians and specialists from all other provinces.

For guidance with respect to practice closure issues, please refer to the College of Physicians and Surgeons for your province as well as the Canadian Medical Protective Association.

ONTARIO – Medical Practice Closure in Ontario

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)

Coalition for Family Practitioners

Ontario Medical Association (OMA)

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

Canadian Medical Association

Ontario Medical Review

CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal)

The Medical Post

For assistance with closing your medical practice in Ontario, contact RSRS at 1-888-563-3732.

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Medical Practice Closure in British Columbia

College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC)

British Columbia Medical Association (BCMA)

For assistance with closing your medical practice in British Columbia, contact RSRS at 1-888-563-3732.

QUEBEC - Medical Practice Closure in Quebec

Collège des médecins du Québec

Quebec Medical Association

For assistance with closing your medical practice in Quebec, contact RSRS at 1-888-563-3732.

ALBERTA – Medical Practice Closure in Alberta

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta

Alberta Medical Association

For assistance with closing your medical practice in Alberta, contact RSRS at 1-888-563-3732.

MANITOBA - Medical Practice Closure in Manitoba

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Manitoba

Manitoba Medical Association

Doctors Manitoba

For assistance with closing your medical practice in Manitoba, contact RSRS at 1-888-563-3732.

SASKATCHEWAN – Medical Practice Closure in Saskatchewan

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Medical Association

For assistance with closing your medical practice in Saskatchewan, contact RSRS at 1-888-563-3732.

NEW BRUNSWICK - Medical Practice Closure in New Brunswick

College of Physicians & Surgeons of New Brunswick

New Brunswick Medical Society

For assistance with closing your medical practice in New Brunswick, contact RSRS at 1-888-563-3732.

NOVA SCOTIA – Medical Practice Closure in Nova Scotia

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Nova Scotia

Doctors Nova Scotia

For assistance with closing your medical practice in Nova Scotia, contact RSRS at 1-888-563-3732.

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR – Medical Practice Closure in Newfoundland & Labrador

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Newfoundland & Labrador

Newfoundland & Labrador Medical Association

For assistance with closing your medical practice in Newfoundland & Labrador, contact RSRS at 1-888-563-3732.

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND – Medical Practice Closure in Prince Edward Island

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Prince Edward Island

Medical Society of PEI

For assistance with closing your medical practice in Prince Edward Island, contact RSRS at 1-888-563-3732.

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Medical Practice Closure in Northwest Territories

NWT Medical Association

For assistance with closing your medical practice in Northwest Territories, contact RSRS at 1-888-563-3732.

YUKON – Medical Practice Closure in Yukon

Yukon Medical Council

For assistance with closing your medical practice in Yukon, contact RSRS at 1-888-563-3732.

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  • ”it’s rare to witness this type of service in any business… I would not think twice about recommending your services to my colleagues who are considering closing their practices.” - Dr. I. San-Marina MD

  • “Throughout the process, we found that the experience of dealing with your company was thorough, fair and professional. I would highly recommend your services to any physician, or estate that must concern itself with winding down a medical practice. Full marks!” - Nathan Gudgeon (re: practice of Dr. A. Gudgeon MD)

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