Type 2 diabetes: Diagnosis, management, weight loss, remission
The world’s focus turns to diabetes on 14 November 2023 – World Diabetes Day. This year the theme is Know your risk, Know your response. Clinical leadership from Discovery including Head of Vitality Wellness, Dr Mosima Mabunda and Chief Clinical Officer at Discovery Health, Dr Noluthando Nematswerani, urge a focus on knowing your risk and managing your weight in tackling diabetes.
Discovery Bank wins Best Consumer Solution Award at MTN Business 2023 App of the Year Awards
Discovery Bank has won the Best Consumer Solution award at the 12th annual MTN Business 2023 App of the Year awards. This cross-industry award is voted for by the public and based on their everyday use and customer experience of the app.
Discovery Bank SpendTrend Rugby World Cup 2023 edition: increased takeout and match day spend
Discovery Bank today revealed Rugby World Cup 2023 insights, which explored how this major world sporting event impacted the spending habits of its clients between 1 September and 28 October 2023 – in France and back home in SA.
Discovery Insure and CMT partnership marks 10 years
In the past ten years, Discovery Insure’s partnership with Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT) has helped the company reduce crash-related claims by 26%. Clients who use a telematics device, that are engaged in the Vitality drive program, have a 56% lower motor accident fatality rate compared to clients who do not use a device.
New Discovery Health app introduces personalised, end-to-end healthcare journey including 3 cutting-edge, first-in-South Africa innovations
The new Discovery Health App offers a personalized gateway to the healthcare system for every Discovery Health customer. It enables end-to-end healthcare system navigation and support. The App provides access to cutting-edge digital healthcare technology and services for customers. The App integrates everything to do with one’s health in one place, so that customers can easily check in on their
Discovery Foundation honours outstanding doctors in the public sector with 2023 grants
The Discovery Foundation has awarded over R15 million in research and training grants to some of South Africa’s top doctors, researchers and future healthcare leaders in 2023. The Discovery Foundation has invested over R307 million since inception in 2006, providing 545 training and research grants for specialists and institutions supporting SA’s public healthcare system. The Foundation aims to
Discovery announces new Discovery Health CEO and a new Discovery Corporate & Employee Benefits business
Dr Ronald Whelan is appointed as the CEO of Discovery Health with effect from 1 January 2024.
Tackling the rising tide of depression through screening, prevention and digital therapeutics for mental health
Across the world and in South Africa, depression is the most common form of mental illness. 1 in 3 people in South Africa experience a mental health issue. Only 1 in 10 people with a mental health issue have access to treatment. What role do healthy eating, exercise, holistic healthcare, and digital therapeutics for mental health play in tackling the unprecedented rise in mental illness – par
Discovery Bank rated #1 in the 2023 Ask Afrika Orange Index® for the second time
For the second year in a row in the Ask Afrika Orange Index 2023®, South African banking customers have rated Discovery Bank as the bank with the best service experience in South Africa.
Cogence appoints its first CEO and expands its presence to four investment platforms
South Africa’s first truly global discretionary fund manager (DFM), Cogence, announces Jonel Matthee-Ferreira at its first Chief Executive Officer effective 2 January 2024. Cogence is the first South African DFM making leading global fund research and insights available to local advisers through a powerful collaboration with BlackRock, Discovery and RisCura.
Discovery Health Medical Scheme announces 2024 contribution increase
Please note that the announcement below in respect of the Discovery Health Medical Scheme 2024 contributions and/or benefits changes have been submitted to the Council for Medical Schemes and is subject to its approval.
Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) has announced a weighted average contribution increase across all benefit plans of 7.5% for 2024. This takes effect 01 January 2024, and