The future of health and wellness: moving away from “one size fits all” to advice for “a sample of one”
The future of healthcare and wellness will offer tailor-made care and advice thanks to advancements in medicine, science and technology.
Discovery Health Sports Heroes raise awareness for AIDS in the Western Cape
This year, the Discovery Health Sport Heroes Walk Against AIDS (DHSHWAA) will commence in Van Rynsdorp in South Africa on 18 November 2013 and culminate in Khayelitsha on 1 December, World AIDS Day...
Discovery Health launches HealthID ™ – A revolution in electronic health records in SA
Discovery has announced the launch of HealthID, the first electronic health record application of its kind in South Africa, which puts patients’ health records in their doctor’s hands. According to Adrian Gore, Discovery, CEO, “Our vision is that HealthID will do for the healthcare sector what the ATM did for banking”. The electronic health record is at the heart of the application, where valuab
Discovery Health response: Allied and Therapeutic Benefit for 2012
Managing the “abuse factor”: Member X from Johannesburg spent over R200 000 on allied health benefits last year. The principal member and her youngest child visited their physiotherapist more than 200 times for muscular pain, and her eldest child saw an occupational therapist 156 times for hand-grip function and co-ordination skills.