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What to Do with Patient Records When Selling a Practice

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Managing Professional Risks | Transitions and Other Changes
What to Do with Patient Records When Selling a Practice
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Dentists preparing to sell a practice have three primary options regarding how to handle the transfer of patient records:

  • The dentist may keep the original patient records and provide the buyer with copies of all patient charts and radiographs.
    • This method provides the selling dentist with the best protection in the event of a future malpractice claim since he or she would have
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