Rhode Island Medical Society


member portal

Guide to portal login and features

RIMS Corporate Affiliates

Corporate Affiliates Program

RIMS Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors

Free Benefits
RIMS Publications
Brown Library privileges
Distinctive listing in Folio's Medical Directory

Collection services

Document shredding

Financial services

Internet database access

Medical banking

Medicare consulting

Real estate

Rx drug discount card






Benevolence Fund


Free benefits for members

RIMS Publications

Rhose Island Medical Journal
For more than 150 years, RIMS has published a journal for physicians in RI. Our independent, peer-reviewed Journal features original medical articles, commentary, and reports on newsmakers and issues shaping medicine and health care in the state.


Rhode Island Medical News
RIMS' newsletter informs members on government, insurer, practice, and regulatory issues, RIMS' advocacy activities and sponsored events

Directory of Members
Published annually, RIMS' directory of members serves as a referral guide, provides contact information and specialty designations.

Brown University Library Privileges

Members and employees of RIMS are entitled to borrowing privileges at Brown University libraries, the result of a 1987 agreement under which RIMS gifted its medical library to Brown

Distinctive Listing in Folio's Medical Directory

RIMS members' listings are distinguished by a prominent symbol in the annual Connecticut-Rhode Island edition of Folio's Medical Directory. Folio Associates of Hyannis publishes widely used, high-quality, comprehensive directories of physicians.



Services for members

Insurance Services

Since 1988, the RIMS Insurance Brokerage Corporation has offered medical professional liability insurance as well as life, health, disability, worker's compensation, business owner's insurance, and other coverages.

Butler & Messier Insurance provides RIMS members, and their office personnel, with their special CONCIERGE INSURANCE SERVICE. You can get the best insurance rates for auto, homeowner’s, boats, recreational vehicles and specialty automobiles. The commercial team can also assist you with all your office insurance needs, such as workers compensation, property, liability, data breach, and more. As one of the largest independent, Trusted Choice agencies in the region, they can place your coverage with over 30 top-rated insurance carriers. Contact John Divver at 401-728-3200

HNI Insurance is about more than insurance. Our experience and industry savvy have made us a leader in employee benefits, personal and business insurance, compliance and human resource services. HNI's flexible and affordable plans are customized to fit your business. Serving employers both local and regional, HNI stays ahead of the competition by being a preferred distribution channel to new carriers and proprietary products.


We can offer RIMS members no cost consultations. Leave the insurance to us, while you run your business.


Contact Richard Engelman at 401-228-8915.


Collection Services

Debt Management Inc. is a fully licensed and bonded collection agency specializing in the collection of past due accounts. We offer great rates, unbeatable results and professionalism unmatched by anyone in our industry. While DMI serves over 2,700 clients throughout the country, 1,500 of those medical practices are located in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. We take great pride in dedicating a department to and specializing in the healthcare industry. 


We are pleased to offer all RIMS members a 20% discount on our Post Billing Service and/or Pre-Collection letters. If you are interested or have any questions about this new endorsed service, please contact Carmella Beroth at 508-553-1916. More information, Brochure

Document Shredding

RIMS Members receive preferred pricing on all services provided by Shred-it, your secure partner for information security and destruction.
View flyer

Financial Services

The Baystate Financial Medical Division (Baystate Financial MD) was created to specifically address the unique challenges that face physicians and medical practitioners in today’s financial environment. We help medical practitioners, at all stages of their careers, plan for the financial future for themselves, their practice and their families. The team at Baystate Financial MD offers a variety of financial planning and management services specifically geared to the medical professional and can custom tailor a plan to meet your individual needs.

ONLINE Webinar
for RIMS members

Estate Planning 201:
Beyond the Basics

November 18, 6pm
View Invitation
RSVP to Gianna Basile
by November 11

For more information please email Brian Falconer, or phone

Medical Banking Package

Specialized Financing
for Medical Practices

Webster offers RIMS members an exclusive package of discounted interest rates on loans and lines, and financing products targeted to the needs of medical practices. Contact Dev Singh, Vice President, Relationship Manager, Specialty Business Banking, or call 401-688-3314.

Slide Presentation:
ICD10 May Affect your Cash. Are you Prepared?

Banking for Healthcare Professionals

Read The Bank Roll, Webster's blog:
Early Diagnosis and Treatment Can Protect Your Medical Practice from Employee Fraud
How to Prepare Your Medical Practice for ICD-10
Healthcare Industry Undergoing Treatment for Paper Addiction

Read Webster's Healthcare Blog:
Primary Care Practice Embraces the Dynamic Changes in the Healthcare Landscape: An Interview with Contstantine Vafidis, MD.

Consumer and business credit cards with additional features and benefits. More information

Medicare Consulting

Doctor's Choice provides no cost Medicare consultations. Doctor's Choice was founded by Dr. John Luo, a graduate of the Alpert Medical School at Brown University to provide patient education and guidance when it comes to choosing a Medicare Supplemental, Advantage, or Part D prescription plan.

Doctor's Choice works with individuals in RI, MA, as well as CT and helps compare across a wide variety of Medicare plans including Blue Cross, United Health, Humana, and Harvard Pilgrim. Brochure


John Luo, John@Insurehealthgroup.com, 401-404-7373

Real Estate Services

RI’s largest independent real estate company, Residential Properties, has been providing buyers, sellers, and renters throughout Rhode Island, the very best in quality service and expertise for over 30 years. Their award winning Relocation Department assists corporations, large and small, as well as individuals and families with their relocation needs, helping to provide a seamless transition to their new location.  www.residentialproperties.com

As the preferred real estate partner for RIMS, Residential Properties is pleased to offer special benefits, including a FREE HOME WARRANTY when you buy or sell through this program in Rhode Island or nearby Massachusetts.

Call or email Elizabeth Messier, VP Corporate Services, to register for benefits: 800-886-1775   emessier@residentialproperties.com

Internet Database Access

RIMS members have been noted for many years in Folio’s printed Physician Directories. Folio has now made a special offer to RIMS members for access to their real time Internet Service of physician information. View the offer

Prescription Drug Card

RIMS has partnered with RI Rx Card to provide free prescription drug discount cards to Rhode Islanders. Get your discount card

This program can help lower prescription drug costs.
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Updated 10/13/15

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