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.
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
Press Releases • Mar 02, 2017 09:59 GMT
Discovery’s shared-value insurance business model and organic growth approach drive continued strong performance
Press Releases • Feb 23, 2017 08:05 GMT
Interim financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2016 • Normalised profit from operations up 13% to R3 412 million • Headline earnings up 14% to R2 023 million • Normalised headline earnings up 3% to R2 184 million • New business growth up 15% to R8 245 million
Press Releases • Feb 20, 2017 10:56 GMT
With government needing to raise an extra R28 billion in taxes, it is a foregone conclusion that taxes will rise. The only questions are, which taxes will go up, and by how much?