Press releases • Oct 23, 2017 08:50 GMT
Discovery Life published insights of its life assurance claims from January 2016 to December 2016. A total of 20 247 claims were paid over the period, amounting to R3.2 billion. This brings the total amount that Discovery Life has paid out to date up to R18.7 billion.
Press releases • Oct 18, 2017 07:50 GMT
During Women’s Month, Discovery Vitality partnered with Dis-Chem to empower school girls through a special Vitality MoveToGive campaign. The two-week campaign received overwhelming success with over 42 000 sanitary packs donated to the Caring4Girls programme, which will help improve the health and gender equality of schoolgirls living in disadvantaged areas.
Discovery Health partners with HealthTap to provide significant new services to Discovery Health clients in South Africa
Press releases • Sep 20, 2017 12:04 GMT
Dr Jonathan Broomberg, CEO of Discovery Health, announced the launch of DrConnect, the product of a partnership between Discovery Health and HealthTap, based in Palo Alto, California. DrConnect provides a world-leading platform connecting patients, doctors and medical scheme case managers using state-of-the-art technology and artificial intelligence.
Press releases • Sep 18, 2017 08:54 GMT
Reporting annual financial results for the period ended 30 June 2017.
Why a focus on health is vital this Women’s Month – what to know and do in your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond
Press releases • Aug 07, 2017 07:18 GMT
In a bid to promote health education this Women’s Month, clinicians at Discovery Vitality have prepared guidelines to help women maintain good health at different life stages.
Press releases • Jul 31, 2017 07:50 GMT
Avis Rent a Car has partnered with Discovery Insure to launch Avis SafeDrive, the smartphone app designed to reward Avis rental customers for safe driving.
Press releases • Jul 17, 2017 09:09 GMT
Who better to describe the reality of the healthcare experience in South Africa’s private hospitals than the patient? This week’s announcement of the country’s top 20 hospitals for 2016 is based on the results of the most recent Discovery Health Patient Survey Score (PaSS) initiative, now in its third year.
Press releases • Jun 27, 2017 11:21 GMT
A new report published by FSG and the Shared Value Initiative this week recognizes the Vitality business model, formed by Discovery and deployed by five of the world’s leading insurers, as a leading example of Shared-Value in insurance.
Discovery Health Medical Scheme continues to demonstrate excellent performance, sustainability and financial security for members’ peace of mind
Press releases • Jun 22, 2017 14:13 GMT
Results presented during the Annual General Meeting showed continued strong growth and excellent financial performance, with the Scheme maintaining its industry-leading position in funding high quality healthcare at competitive premiums, and supporting the overall healthcare system.
Press releases • Jun 21, 2017 07:51 GMT
While driving inexperience accounts for much of the increased risk among young adults, other factors include underestimating danger, speeding, late-night driving, distracted driving, and driving under the influence. However, Discovery Insure’s telematics empowered driver behaviour programme, Vitalitydrive shows that young drivers can be amongst the best drivers on the road.
Press releases • Jun 20, 2017 09:09 GMT
Discovery Vitality is proud to announce the launch of a brand new venture in partnership with four of Johannesburg’s most established running clubs – the Discovery Vitality Run Series. Designed to help people improve their health through physical activity, the Discovery Vitality Run Series connects four iconic running events in the city of Johannesburg.
News • May 30, 2017 11:56 GMT
Colin Coleman, Managing Director of Goldman Sachs South Africa, Nazmeera Moola, Economist and Strategist at Investec Asset Management and Etienne le Roux, Chief Economist at Rand Merchant Bank reflect on the state of the South African Market at the 2017 Discovery Financial Planning Summit.
News • May 29, 2017 14:43 GMT
A prolonged environment of uncertainty and political risk, both in South Africa and globally, means that investors should start cutting through the noise to find emerging investment trends, Isabelle Mateos y Lago, Managing Director and Chief Multi-Asset Strategist at BlackRock, told the Discovery Financial Planning Summit in Sandton.
News • May 29, 2017 13:04 GMT
Leading financial planners reflected on the impact of regulatory changes on the widening advice gap at the 2017 Discovery Financial Planning Summit.
News • May 29, 2017 10:51 GMT
Moshe Tamir, Global Head of Digital Transformation at Generali, discusses digital innovation in financial planning at the 2017 Discovery Financial Planning Summit.
News • May 29, 2017 09:14 GMT
Discovery Chief Executive Adrian Gore opened the 2017 Discovery Financial Planning Summit advocating the importance of a balanced outlook, saying South Africa is on an upward trajectory, contrary to popular opinion.
Press releases • May 24, 2017 11:16 GMT
More than a quarter of the world’s population is under the age of 15. Their health is our future. Based on the current exercise and eating habits of South Africa’s children, it’s clear that urgent action is required.
Press releases • May 24, 2017 07:35 GMT
AIA Australia, one of the largest life insurers in Australia, GMHBA, a not for profit health fund, and South Africa’s financial services provider Discovery, announce an innovative new health insurance brand which will offer its members more value for money.
Press releases • May 19, 2017 11:45 GMT
Discovery Health has identified a significant increase in the incidence of measles in its claims data. This confirms the data emerging from the Gauteng Department of Health that announced an Emergency Measles Outbreak Campaign from 15 May to 30 June 2017 to address what it has identified as an outbreak of the disease.