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RIMS Corporate Affiliates

Now health care and related businesses can become RIMS endorsed affiliates. Learn more

RIMS Corporate Affiliates Program

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

Collection Services

Document shredding

Independent practice association (IPA)

Internet database access

Medical banking


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 physiciansin 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

Preferential insurance services for life, health and disability, and other insurance needs through the Good Neighbor Alliance Corporation.

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

Independent Practice Association (IPA)

RIPCPC is an independent practice association (IPA) of primary care physicians located throughout the state of Rhode Island. The IPA, originally formed in 1994, represent 150 physicians from Family Practice, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. RIPCPC also has an affiliation with over 200 specialty-care member physicians. Our PCP’s act as primary care providers for over 340,000 patients throughout the state of Rhode Island. The IPA was formed to provide a venue for the smaller independent practices to work together with the ultimate goal of improving quality of care for our patients. View brochure

Medical Banking Package

New. Buy. Build. Refinance.
With a Webster Mortgage

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?

EMR Financing, Healthcare Banking, ICD-10 and cash management, Electronic Payment Standards

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


Coastal Newport Real Estate is the upscale concierge real estate firm serving Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. They specialize in helping busy professionals purchase and sell luxury homes, condominiums, land parcels and medical practice sites. Brochure

The mission of Coastal Newport Real Estate is to be the “go to” team of successful real estate agents for Medical Professionals in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Coastal Newport Real Estate incorporates proven, professional state of-the-art techniques specializing in buyer representation, marketing, listing and selling of new and resale luxury homes, condominiums, home sites and physician practice opportunities. Coastal Newport Real Estate maintains a full-time staff of well-trained real estate professionals who continually strive to provide top quality service for their individual clients and customers.

Please visit www.coastalnewport.com or contact Tom Chace at: 401-849-7000/401-965-3259 or
e-mail tom@coastalnewport.com for more information.

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.
Save on flu vaccines


Updated 9/26/14

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