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.
Press releases • May 05, 2017 09:00 GMT
Global leaders in finance, investment and financial planning to speak at the Discovery Financial Planning Summit
Press releases • May 04, 2017 11:02 GMT
The Discovery Financial Planning Summit will be held in Sandton, Johannesburg on 29 May 2017. The role of financial planners is more pivotal than ever before. Building a successful business despite today’s challenges of low economic growth, volatile world events, fast-changing technology and shifting client expectations requires knowledge, adaptability, and innovation...
Press releases • May 02, 2017 09:42 GMT
Manufacturers have made progress in efforts to improve the health of South Africans with salt levels in two-thirds of foods covered by legislation now at equal to or even below the permitted requirements.
Press releases • Apr 10, 2017 06:39 GMT
Discovery Gap Cover and Discovery Supplementary Gap Cover provide policyholders with significant cover for unforeseen medical expenses related to a hospital admission or severe illness diagnosis, through a unique and comprehensive benefit structure.
Press releases • Mar 30, 2017 10:07 GMT
Discovery Vitality teams up with Wayde van Niekerk to help people to get active and lead healthier lives