Press releases • Jul 02, 2018 09:22 GMT
The results of the 2017 Discovery Health Patient Survey Scores (PaSS), unveiling the list of the leading 20 hospitals, as rated by patients based on their in-hospital experience, have been finalised and published on the Discovery website.
Press releases • Jun 28, 2018 10:42 GMT
South Africa’s young adults could bridge the growing life and disability insurance gap by diverting a fraction of their monthly lifestyle expenditure to financial services products. The largest insurance gap is currently presented by millennials between the age of 18 and 30 coupled by high levels of indebtedness and low savings.
Press releases • Jun 06, 2018 09:51 GMT
June is full of excuses to start running your way to youthfulness and great health. With World Running Day on the 6th, it is also Youth Month and five years that Discovery Vitality has been a headline sponsor of parkrun SA.
Discovery Insure recognised as a Model Insurer at Celent Model Awards Program ceremony held in Boston, Massachusetts.
Press releases • Apr 25, 2018 09:46 GMT
At the 2018 Celent Model Awards Program ceremony held in Boston, Massachusetts, Discovery Insure’s Vitalitydrive smartphone programme was recognised as a Model Insurer in the Innovation and Emerging Technologies category.
Press releases • Apr 12, 2018 10:44 GMT
On 18 April 2018, from 10:00 to 15:00, Uber will not only be taking people across cities but also flu vaccinations. To help ensure more people have protection against flu and to make it more convenient for people to get vaccinated Discovery Health has partnered with Uber, Clicks and Dis-Chem.
Claims data from Discovery Health Medical Scheme, SA’s largest open medical scheme, give insight into country’s healthcare trends
Press releases • Apr 05, 2018 10:57 GMT
Discovery Health and Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS), the country’s largest open medical scheme with over 2.7 million members, today released insightful data into medical aid claims trends for the past year. DHMS paid over R50.6 billion in claims in 2017*, with R26.3 billion of those claims going towards hospital claims and R2.9 billion towards chronic conditions.
Press releases • Mar 28, 2018 12:05 GMT
Discovery Limited, the South African-founded financial services organisation guided by the core purpose of making people healthier and enhancing and protecting lives, announced today that they are the Official Wellness Partner to Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka.
Press releases • Mar 12, 2018 08:30 GMT
Discovery Health recommends early vaccination against flu to protect everyone, including all high-risk members. The Winter’s colder months are almost here and this means that the time has once again come for us, living in the southern hemisphere, to take up the annual fight against flu.
Press releases • Feb 23, 2018 09:47 GMT
A key announcement by Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba this week included the increase in offshore allocations by institutional investors of 5%, meaning that institutional investors can now invest up to 30% offshore. However, institutional investors typically include retirement funds...
Press releases • Feb 20, 2018 07:35 GMT
Group Chief Executive, Adrian Gore, shared the interim earnings and performance highlights of the Discovery Group for the six months ended 31 December 2017 with analysts.
Press releases • Feb 14, 2018 09:53 GMT
Fresh from celebrating its 10-year anniversary, Discovery Invest is on the accolade trail with one of its flagship funds recently nominated for a Morningstar South Africa fund award, while the asset manager was ranked in the PlexusCrown Survey as the fourth best CIS management company in South Africa as at end December 2017...
Press releases • Feb 12, 2018 10:16 GMT
South Africa’s triathlon medal prospects at the Commonwealth Games look promising after team mates Richard Murray and Henri Schoeman bagged gold and silver respectively during the elite men’s race at the 2018 Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town, on Sunday 11 February 2018 in Green Point.
Press releases • Jan 25, 2018 12:21 GMT
Texting while driving, and drinking and driving are known causes of severe road accidents and road deaths. Extreme emotions while driving can be equally as dangerous.
News • Jan 19, 2018 07:59 GMT
In 2017 Discovery Health’s efforts to curb fraud in the healthcare system resulted in a significant R568m recovered on behalf of client schemes, compared to R405m in 2016,” says Discovery Health CEO, Dr Jonathan Broomberg.
Press releases • Jan 11, 2018 14:15 GMT
Following the overwhelming success of the Discovery Vitality Run Series in Johannesburg in 2017, Discovery Vitality is excited to announce the launch of the next Run Series in the Western Cape over February and March this year.
Press releases • Nov 29, 2017 09:05 GMT
Financial planning for education came under the spotlight at a roundtable event recently hosted by Discovery Life. The discussion focused on key insights from a White Paper Discovery Life developed on current trends in education funding and protection in South Africa, and finding solutions in response to the various trends...
Press releases • Nov 09, 2017 13:28 GMT
How well do our celebs drive? Discovery Insure and #RidingPopGun creator Poppy Ntshongwana are teaming up with well-loved, local celebs to ride “Pop Gun” and answer this question by putting their driving skills to the test. SA roads will soon carry holiday makers to their December holiday destination and as the most dangerous time of year to be on our roads, safety is top of mind.
Press releases • Nov 01, 2017 07:29 GMT
Continuing its endorsement of mass participation sporting events, Discovery will once more host the Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town and Discovery Duathlon Cape Town.