Practice Resources

Closing a Practice


  • Importance of Notifying Patient of Closure

  • Importance of Notifying Other Key Stakeholders of Closure

  • Transfer and Access to Medical Records

  • Retention of Medical Records

Details are provided on when and how to notify patients and other key stakeholders including sample letters informing the patients of the closure.  In addition, the lesson provides the legal obligation of informing employees of the closure, selling office furniture and equipment, disposal of drug samples along with the transfer/retaining the patient medical records and storing them.
Title Last Updated Duration Download
Closing a Practice Jan 2012 30 min.

Note: Since this course was created new privacy legislation has come into effect. To understand your role in managing patient records visit the PHIA (Personal Health Information Act) webpage.