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

Healthcare Staffing

Internet database access

Medical banking

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 Bruce Messier at 401-728-3200

Coverys is an innovative medical professional liability insurance provider dedicated to helping its policyholders and clients anticipate, identify and manage risk to reduce errors, eliminate inefficiency and improve outcomes. As one of the largest medical professional liability insurance providers in the country, Coverys is responsible for insuring over 32,000 physicians, dentists, and allied healthcare providers, as well as more than 500 hospitals, health centers and clinics from coast to coast.


Coverys has consistently been included in the Ward’s 50 for the past six years. In addition to its insurance products and service delivery to the healthcare industry, it also has established the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation to support endeavors that focus on the improvement of patient safety as well as healthcare programs to reduce childhood obesity.


In addition to its insurance products and service delivery to the healthcare industry, it also has established the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation to support endeavors that focus on the improvement of patient safety as well as healthcare programs to reduce childhood obesity.

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.
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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.


For more information please email Brian Falconer, or phone

Healthcare Staffing

Learn more about how Favorite Healthcare Staffing can benefit RIMS members by visiting our dedicated RIMS web page.

Favorite Healthcare Staffing is a Valued Sponsor of the Rhode Island Medical Society. Serving the Rhode Island healthcare community since 1981, Favorite continues to set the standard for quality, service, and integrity in healthcare staffing. RIMS members can enjoy the Favorite Advantage at discounted rates. Favorite offers RIMS members outstanding values in a full-range of recruitment, on-boarding and staffing services. With just one call, Favorite Healthcare Staffing can provide solutions to help ensure consistent staffing and quality patient care without the staffing headaches! Favorite’s comprehensive range of staffing services can help physicians improve cost control, increase efficiency, and protect their revenue cycle.

Favorite has been exceeding client expectations nationwide since 1981. Favorite’s RIMS dedicated staff will ensure you experience exemplary services in quality, performance, and satisfaction. You can depend on Favorite’s expertise and effectiveness through the entire recruitment process.

To enter a job order immediately, click here to complete a job order request or call 401-354-7115 to talk with a Medical Staffing Expert.

Medical Banking

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.

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

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 3/3/16

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