Discovery Group reports half year results: Strong operating performance during COVID-19, well-positioned for future growth
Discovery’s half-year results for the period ended 31 December 2020 reflect a strong operating performance across all areas of the Group, as the company continues to pursue its 2023 Ambition.
Discovery Invest shares their market outlook for 2021
Kenny Rabson, CEO of Discovery Invest, says the rollout of vaccines with a proven efficacy, backed by an extraordinary degree of scientific rigour, has given renewed hope for a return to normal and shown that there is light at the end of the tunnel.
Easy and affordable is the key to healthy meal prep in lockdown alert level 3
Vitality dietitian Terry Harris shares her tips for managing mealtimes while we stay home as well as discounts from Vitality’s new HealthyDining partners for healthy meals selected by their nutrition team.
Active, Healthy Kids now Get Rewarded with Vitality Active Rewards for Kids
Kids can now get rewarded and earn Discovery Miles for successfully completing age-appropriate challenges that reinforce healthy behaviour in four key areas; healthy eating, physical activity, digital awareness, and other crucial activities such as dental care and sleep hygiene.
Discovery Bank launches a new campaign to show why it’s a Bank like no other
• Discovery Bank is fundamentally designed differently through its shared-value model • Clients create value as they manage their money well that Discovery Bank shares back with them through better interest rates, deep discounts and significant rewards
MTN Business and Discovery Business Insurance partner to grow South African businesses in a data-enhanced world
If a business hasn’t adapted to integrated digital market operations by now, it’s safe to say it’s not being seen by many people. Discovery Business Insurance and MTN have partnered to give businesses access to affordable data.
Managing the second Wave – a plea for a collective response from all South Africans
With many South Africans preparing for a December break, daily new reported COVID-19 cases are at their highest levels since July and rapidly increasing. South Africa’s infection rates are following a strikingly similar trajectory to Europe’s second wave, peaking six to seven months after the initial outbreak.
Mpumalanga students receive the gift of connectivity
When principal Zanele Tjiana discovered that the computers at her school were stolen, she thought there was no way learners could complete their lessons for 2020 – until she contacted Discovery’s Dr Lerato Khatle who found a donor in 24 hours.
Hylton Kallner is appointed as CEO of Discovery Bank
The bank is poised for growth with the behavioural model revealing the lowest-risk client base in the industry in under two years since launching to the public
Discovery’s new prepaid offer gives anyone in South Africa easy access to affordable, quality, healthcare
The Discovery Prepaid Health platform brings affordability, transparency and predictability to the costs of care by allowing users to buy prepaid vouchers for valued services – starting with face-to-face visits to a GP with access to medicine, all-inclusive at R300.
Discovery Vitality launches report that measured the impact of COVID-19 on health behaviours and preventative screenings
Discovery Vitality today announced the release of its Care Gap Report which highlights the extent to which members engaged in health behaviours and accessed health promotion and preventative services during COVID-19 lockdown.
Discovery Bank doubles down on digital banking services
Discovery Bank today announced new and even more convenient and safe ways to pay, available with its latest app release. Clients now get up to 20% off when they spend their Discovery Miles online and in-store through the Bank’s partner network, and they enjoy greater convenience and security when shopping with virtual cards.
Over R100m in COVID-19 related Group Risk claims paid out by Discovery
In a claim experience analysis, Discovery Group Risk today reported claim pay-outs to the value of R1.48 billion in the year to June 2020, including at least R100m directly due to COVID-19. The company offers group risk benefits that include life cover, global cover for the education of employees' children, severe illness cover, lump-sum and monthly disability protection, and funeral cover.
Discovery Health boosts access to cutting-edge digital healthcare innovation in 2021
Discovery Health has invested extensively in a digital healthcare ecosystem to enhance the quality and experience of healthcare for members of DHMS. This investment includes the adoption and funding of digital healthcare technology, digital tools for members and doctors, integration with health monitoring devices and sophisticated data analytics.
Contribution freeze for Discovery Health Medical Scheme members until July 2021
“Each year we strive for the lowest possible contribution increase. For the first six months of 2021, DHMS will deliver a contribution freeze for all scheme members across all plans, mindful of and sensitive to the financial pressures facing individuals at this time within the country’s stressed economic climate.
Vitality accelerates its efforts to get people moving with exciting new benefits; also announces special Vitality points recognition initiative
JOHANNESBURG, 30 September 2020 | Discovery Vitality today announced an exciting series of product enhancements that will further motivate and reward members to get healthy by exercising and eating well.
Discovery reports resilient full year performance
Discovery Group Chief Executive, Adrian Gore, presented Discovery’s results for the year ended 30 June 2020 confirming the Group’s financial strength and strategic relevance.
Discovery data insights show that up to 16 000 South African lives will have been saved from COVID 19 related deaths, by 2021 as a result of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19
Discovery presents new insights into the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa and globally and investigates dynamic interventions that have saved lives and that have helped the country to navigate the peaks of the pandemic.
Younger drivers reduced mileage the most compared to all age groups during lockdown – Discovery Insure data shows
Analysis of Discovery Insure’s clients’ driving behaviour during the national lockdown indicates that its best drivers reduced their mileage by up to 89%, and younger drivers reduced their mileage more than older clients. The findings were issued today.
Vitality’s 65+, bespoke programme for older adults enables members to live longer and better
Discovery is pleased to announce the successful launch of its Vitality 65+ offering. Vitality members, 65 years or older, can now achieve better health with age-appropriate goals, interventions and activities, with exclusive enhancements to the Vitality programme, across Health, Insure, Life and Invest - that help them achieve better health with age-appropriate goals, interventions and activities.