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,”
Press releases • Feb 21, 2019 08:18 GMT
21 February 2019 – Discovery today presented its half-year results for the period ended 31 December 2018; representing a period of exceptional growth, with a temporary decline in profits due to considerable investment in new initiatives, and volatility in large claims in Discovery Life, unique to this reporting period.
Press releases • Feb 10, 2019 18:07 GMT
The men’s elite race was dominated by twenty-year-old Alex Yee (GBN) with a time of 00:52:04 in first place, and the women’s elite race ended with an exciting eight seconds between Ai Ueda (JPN) and Summer Rappaport (USA).
Press releases • Feb 05, 2019 10:15 GMT
Discovery’s SEE ME campaign, launching in February in the Alexandra township in Johannesburg, aims to help educate children and teachers on road safety and keep kids safe on the roads during their walk to school with reflective gear.
Press releases • Dec 11, 2018 08:56 GMT
Discovery Vitality today released the results of its 10-week public campaign, the Vitality Open, which was aimed at getting South Africans to exercise more and improve their driving behaviour.
News • Dec 06, 2018 10:12 GMT
Chairperson and independent non-executive Director, Mr. Hilkowitz, has informed the Board that he has decided to retire, effective 28 February 2019. Discovery is very grateful to Mr Hilkowitz for his invaluable contribution to the Group throughout the last 16 years of exceptional growth.