Discovery Health releases key trends in birth rates as well as the costs associated with pregnancy, birth and new babies
Press releases • Aug 15, 2019 08:47 GMT
The latest Discovery Health Healthcare Claims Tracker focuses on maternity claims, quantifying the spend by Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS, or the Scheme) on maternity related claims and highlighting key trends amongst members. The report includes data based on all claims within South Africa’s largest, open medical scheme, DHMS, with a membership of 2.8 million lives as of end 2018.
Press releases • Aug 01, 2019 17:42 GMT
Discovery Limited today announced the appointment of Francois Groepe as deputy CEO of Discovery Bank, with effect from 1 August 2019.
Press releases • Jul 25, 2019 12:03 GMT
Announcing the expansion of Vitality HealthyDining in partnership with Col’Cacchio, Doppio Zero, Ocean Basket, and Nando’s to reward Vitality members for eating healthily while dining out.
Press releases • Jul 24, 2019 10:21 GMT
Winter will soon be a thing of the past and around the corner there’s a great way to get off the couch, out of those winter onesies and come back to life: the Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk - Gauteng’s favourite way to officially kick off spring.
Press releases • Jul 23, 2019 08:05 GMT
Discovery and 947 are excited to announce a revitalised 23rd edition of Joburg’s most iconic cycling event, encouraging cyclists to move through the city’s streets like never before in the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg on Sunday, 17 November at Riversands Commercial Park.
Press releases • Jul 17, 2019 08:42 GMT
Now in its fifth year of reporting, Discovery Health is pleased to release its annual list of 20 leading South African hospitals as rated by patients through the Patient Survey Score (PaSS). The Top 20 list is based on aggregated surveys completed by members of medical schemes administered by Discovery Health rating their in-hospital experience across various aspects of care.
Press releases • Jul 01, 2019 10:25 GMT
The highly anticipated Vitality Run Series (VRS) is back in Johannesburg and now, for the first time ever, Pretoria too. Entries to the Johannesburg Vitality Run Series have opened – with the most iconic races awaiting first-time and expert runners in Gauteng.
Press releases • Jun 27, 2019 10:15 GMT
Financial services group Discovery Limited today announced that Discovery Bank had successfully completed its early onboarding period and is now ready to scale up in a phased way.
Press releases • Jun 20, 2019 11:14 GMT
Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS/the Scheme), South Africa’s leading open medical scheme, today presented its results for the 2018 calendar year. Chief Medical Officer of the Scheme, Dr Unati Mahlati, said; “In tough economic times and with an increasing concern for our members’ ability to afford contributions, we have nevertheless continued to grow and attract new members.
Press releases • May 22, 2019 11:00 GMT
Discovery launches new fund to help South African employees close the retirement gap.
News • May 17, 2019 07:54 GMT
2019 Brand Finance Insurance 100 report ranks Discovery as the second-strongest insurance brand in the world.
Press releases • May 07, 2019 11:04 GMT
Discovery Vitality launches HealthyDining with Uber Eats – offering members up to 25% cash back on healthier meal options when ordering takeaway food via the Uber Eats app, and 50% cash back on Vitality kids’ healthy meals.
Press releases • May 06, 2019 12:46 GMT
Discovery Insure announces its commitment to improving road safety, calling for a constructive behavioural approach to solutions to mark the 5th United Nations Global Road Safety week, joining global leaders on the campaign to #SpeakUp and Save Lives.
Press releases • Apr 29, 2019 09:18 GMT
The flu season is almost here and Discovery Health has once again partnered with Uber, Clicks and Dis-Chem to make it more convenient for South Africans to get vaccinated. On 2 May 2019, from 10:00 to 15:00, Uber will not only be taking people across cities but nurses with flu vaccinations will be available to administer flu shots.
News • Apr 18, 2019 12:34 GMT
Parents with three or more children at greatest risk for distracted driving
Press releases • Apr 11, 2019 11:56 GMT
Discovery Vitality has launched a new partnership with Huawei in which Vitality members can get up to 100% cash back on a Huawei Band 2 Pro fitness device from Sportsmans Warehouse.
Press releases • Apr 09, 2019 11:32 GMT
Discovery Vitality and the Reach For A Dream Foundation have joined forces to create another Dream Room for children in hospitals – with the third room opening at Chris Hani Baragwanath Paediatric Oncology Ward in Soweto, Johannesburg today.
Vitality members to enjoy a weekend of double HealthyFood cash back at Woolworths, for making healthier choices
Press releases • Mar 28, 2019 06:58 GMT
For one weekend only – 30 to 31 March 2019 – all Vitality members (with the HealthyFood benefit) will get up to 50% cash back on HealthyFood items at Woolworths stores nationwide.
Press releases • Mar 26, 2019 14:34 GMT
Discovery Bank enters a new phase of a carefully managed and gradual process of on-boarding existing Discovery Card clients to the full-service banking platform, marking the start of Discovery Bank operations to the public. A comprehensive study on retail bank fees conducted by the behavioural bank presents the real cost of banking to the consumer, taking into account their banking behaviour.
Press releases • Mar 11, 2019 11:19 GMT
In 2018, Discovery Health’s efforts to curb fraud, waste and abuse in the healthcare system resulted in a substantial R555m recovered on behalf of client schemes. “We also estimate that the ‘halo’ effect of our extensive fraud, waste and abuse-control activities has prevented additional fraud, waste and abuse to the value of approximately R5.1 billion in the past couple of years,”