There are fewer and fewer independently owned and operated Canadian Independent Medical Exam (IME)companies. Ontario IME companies have been targeted by American corporations since it became clear that there would be a downturn in the assessment business due to the changes to the SABS.
As an example look at ExamWorks. An Atlanta based corporation with over 60 regional offices.
July 1, 2010 — ExamWorks Enters the Canadian Independent Medical Review Market: Acquires SOMA Medical Assessments Inc. ExamWorks, Inc. announced today the acquisition of SOMA Medical Assessments, Inc. (SOMA) based in Thornhill, Ontario. more..