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NetMinder Subscribers Run 100,000 Reports in 2016

Posted by Laura McMullen on Wed, Jan 04, 2017 @ 10:58 AM

MIAMI, January 4, 2017 – NetMinder, the leading provider network comparison tool powered by The Ignition Group, logged more than 100,000 reports in 2016. The reports helped users compare provider networks to win new business, retain existing clients, and fill gaps in their networks. 

Fall Update Shows Increase in ECPs and Other Medical Professionals

The fall update of dental, vision, medical, and behavioral health provider networks was completed in November. The number of eye care providers participating in networks increased 8% over the spring dataset. We also saw a 3% growth rate for other medical professionals, including nurses, therapists, and behavioral health providers.  

growth.jpgThe fall update includes data on: 

  • 839,500 doctors 
  • 208,000 dentists 
  • 63,000 eye care professionals 
  • 819,000 other medical professionals (e.g. nurses, therapists) 

NetMinder’s comprehensive network comparison data is updated twice a year, which entails collecting provider information from more than 425 networks nationally, validating the data accuracy with a comprehensive audit process, standardizing the data, and matching provider records across networks with a proprietary multi-step recursive algorithm. This data is delivered to clients through easy-to-use, powerful reporting tools to help recruit more providers, close more deals, and retain more clients. 

About The Ignition Group 

The Ignition Group, the healthcare consulting company that powers NetMinder, has been analyzing and interpreting competitive provider data since 2004. NetMinder provides more than 100,000 reports to more than 3,000 users every year. NetMinder delivers industry-leading network comparison data to make brokers and insurance sales teams more effective and recruiters more efficient. The Ignition Group’s executive team has decades of experience in the health insurance industry and regularly analyzes data to identify industry issues and trends, sharing their findings in blog posts, white papers, and webinars.

Tags: data analysis, network data, network comparison tool, Healthcare

The Ignition Group’s Aaron Groffman Speaks at NADP CONVERGE 2016

Posted by Laura McMullen on Wed, Aug 17, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

MIAMI, August 17, 2016 Aaron Groffman, president of healthcare consulting company The Ignition Group, will be a featured speaker at the National Association of Dental Plans CONVERGE 2016 conference. More than 400 people are expected to attend the conference September 12-15, 2016 in San Antonio. 

Aaron’s breakout session, “Dental and Vision: Better Together,” will focus on the similarities and differences in comparing dental and vision networks size using trends data from NetMinder, the network comparison tool powered by The Ignition Group. A popular speaker at this and other industry events, Aaron is a longtime member of NADP and currently serves on the Membership Commission.  

Aaron founded The Ignition Group in 2004. He is an industry veteran, educated at Wharton and the University of Miami, who ran marketing and competitive intelligence functions and built networks for divisions of Cigna and UnitedHealthGroup.  

About The Ignition Group 

The Ignition Group, the healthcare consulting company that powers NetMinder, has been analyzing and interpreting competitive provider data since 2004. NetMinder provides more than 80,000 reports to more than 4,000 users every year. NetMinder delivers industry-leading network comparison data to make brokers and insurance sales teams more effective and recruiters more efficient. The Ignition Group’s executive team has decades of experience in the health insurance industry and regularly analyzes data to identify industry issues and trends, sharing their findings in blog posts, whitepapers, and webinars. 

Tags: NADP, Healthcare, dental plans, vision networks, dental network

NetMinder Provides Data On Over 2.8 Million Healthcare Providers

Posted by Susan Donegan on Fri, May 27, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

MIAMI, May 27, 2016 – NetMinder, the leading provider network comparison tool, powered by The Ignition Group, has completed its spring update of dental, vision, medical, and behavioral health provider networks. More providers are participating in networks than in the fall: the number of doctors increased about 4%. We saw an increase of 32% for other medical professionals, including nurses, therapists, and behavioral health providers. The new data is available to subscribers.

This spring update includes data on:upward-trend1.jpg

  • 902,500 doctors
  • 235,500 dentists
  • 58,000 eye care professionals
  • 797,000 other medical professionals (e.g. nurses, therapists)

NetMinder’s comprehensive network comparison data is updated twice a year, which entails collecting provider information from more than 450 networks nationally, validating the data accuracy with a comprehensive audit process, standardizing the data, and matching provider records across networks with a proprietary multi-step recursive algorithm. This data is delivered to clients through easy-to-use, powerful reporting tools to help recruit more providers, close more deals, and retain more clients.

About The Ignition Group

The Ignition Group, the healthcare consulting company that powers NetMinder, has been analyzing and interpreting competitive provider data since 2004. NetMinder provides more than 80,000 reports to more than 4,000 users every year. NetMinder delivers industry-leading network comparison data to make brokers and insurance sales teams more effective and recruiters more efficient. The Ignition Group’s executive team has decades of experience in the health insurance industry and regularly analyzes data to identify industry issues and trends, sharing their findings in blog posts, white papers, and webinars.

Tags: network comparison tool, data analysis, network data, Healthcare

NetMinder Adds Provider Lookup to Suite of Network Comparison Tools

Posted by Laura McMullen on Wed, May 04, 2016 @ 12:28 PM

MIAMI, May 4, 2016 – NetMinder, the leading provider network comparison tool powered by The Ignition Group, now includes an easy-to-use Provider Lookup that allows users to enter a geographic search term plus a provider or office name to quickly see the network affiliations for that provider or office.

“We’re committed to making it easier to compare provider networks in the healthcare space,” said Aaron Groffman, president of The Ignition Group. “Our new Provider Lookup is just one more way for our customers to quickly and easily find the competitive network data they need to move their businesses forward.”

Provider Lookup is available to all NetMinder users as part of the standard suite of reports for medical, dental, vision, and behavioral health networks. An API is also available to incorporate NetMinder data into your application. For more information, email info@netminder.com

About The Ignition Group

The Ignition Group, the healthcare consulting company that powers NetMinder, has been analyzing and interpreting competitive provider data since 2004. NetMinder provides more than 80,000 reports to more than 4,000 users every year. NetMinder delivers industry-leading network comparison data to make brokers and insurance sales teams more effective and recruiters more efficient. The Ignition Group’s executive team has decades of experience in the health insurance industry and regularly analyzes data to identify industry issues and trends, sharing their findings in blog posts, white papers, and webinars.

Tags: network comparison tool, Healthcare, provider networks, provider lookup

 

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