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Demand for Provider Network Data Increased 13% Over Spring 2015

Posted by Susan Donegan on Thu, Oct 15, 2015 @ 02:10 PM

MIAMI, October 15, 2015 – NetMinder, the leading provider network comparison tool, powered by The Ignition Group, has completed its fall update of dental, vision, medical, and behavioral health provider networks. The number of networks analyzed grew by 13% for this update compared to our last data update in March 2015, reflecting the increased interest in provider networks due to the Affordable Care Act exchanges. Additionally, more providers are participating in networks than in the spring: the number of doctors and other medical professionals increased 4% and the number of dentists increased 9%. The new data is available to subscribers.

This fall update includes data on:

  • 870,500 doctors
  • 229,500 dentists
  • 56,500 eye care professionals
  • 603,000 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 growth, Affordable Care Act, network comparison tool, network data, network change, ACA, healthcare exchanges

NetMinder Spring 2015 Data Update Released

Posted by Susan Donegan on Fri, Apr 10, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

MIAMI, April 10, 2015 – 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. We saw a 10% increase in the number of doctors included in this update compared to our last data update in September 2014. The new data is available to subscribers.

This spring update includes data on:

  • upward-trend1846,000 doctors
  • 209,500 dentists
  • 58,500 eye care professionals
  • 580,500 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 400 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 growth, NetMinder, data management, network metrics, network rank, network change

NetMinder Fall 2014 Data Update Released

Posted by Susan Donegan on Mon, Nov 10, 2014 @ 08:56 AM

MIAMI, October 30, 2014 – NetMinder, the leading provider network comparison tool, powered by The Ignition Group, has completed its fall update of dental, vision, medical, and behavioral health provider networks. The new data is available to subscribers.

This fall update includes data on:

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  • 817,500 doctors
  • 209,000 dentists
  • 56,500 eye care professionals
  • 530,500 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 400 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 70,000 reports to more than 3,500 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 growth, NetMinder, data management, market comparison, network metrics, network rank

NetMinder Spring 2014 Data Update Released

Posted by Susan Donegan on Mon, Mar 31, 2014 @ 05:40 PM

MIAMI, March 31, 2014 – 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. The new data is available to NetMinder subscribers.

This spring update includes data on:

  • 815,000 doctors
  • 202,000 dentists
  • 56,000 eye care professionals
  • 547,000 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 400 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 70,000 reports to more than 3,500 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 growth, NetMinder, compare networks, data management, market comparison, network metrics, network rank

NetMinder Fall 2013 Data Update Released

Posted by Laura McMullen on Tue, Oct 15, 2013 @ 07:33 PM

MIAMI, October 15, 2013 – NetMinder, the leading provider network comparison tool, powered by The Ignition Group, has completed its fall update of dental, vision, medical and behavioral health provider networks. The new data is available to NetMinder subscribers.

This fall update includes data on:

  • 680,000 doctors
  • 200,000 dentists
  • 53,000 eye care professionals
  • 430,000 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 400 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. Finally, this data is delivered to clients through easy-to-use, powerful reporting tools.

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 70,000 reports to more than 3,500 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 growth, dental network, business intelligence, network providers

The Ignition Group’s Aaron Groffman Speaks at NADP CONVERGE 2013

Posted by Laura McMullen on Mon, Sep 30, 2013 @ 11:44 AM

MIAMI, September 30, 2013 – Aaron Groffman, president of healthcare consulting company The Ignition Group, was a featured speaker at the National Association of Dental Plans CONVERGE 2013 conference. More than 400 people attended the conference September 9-12, 2013 in Las Vegas.

Aaron’s breakout session, “Examining Important PPO Network Trends,” focused on network size and emerging growth strategies, and revealed new dental insurance trends data from NetMinder, the network comparison tool powered by The Ignition Group. Attendees gave overwhelmingly positive reviews, saying the presentation was “one of the best at the convention.”

Watch an encore presentation of the breakout session here.

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 70,000 reports to more than 3,500 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 growth, NetMinder, The Ignition Group, dental network, NADP Converge 2013

NetMinder Spring 2013 Data Update Released

Posted by Laura McMullen on Fri, Mar 29, 2013 @ 07:08 PM

MIAMI, March 29, 2013 – NetMinder, the leading provider network comparison tool powered by The Ignition Group, now includes updated data on dental, vision, medical and behavioral health provider networks. The new data is available to NetMinder subscribers.

This spring update includes data on:

  • 477,000 doctors
  • 198,000 dentists
  • 53,000 eye care professionals
  • 329,000 other medical professionals (e.g., nurses, therapists)

NetMinder’s comprehensive network comparison data is updated twice a year, which entails collecting provider information from close to 400 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. Finally, this data is delivered to clients through easy-to-use, powerful reporting tools.

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 70,000 reports to more than 3,500 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 growth, dental network, business intelligence, network providers, big data, dental providers

 

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