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Honour the "brave": celebrating the next generation of healthcare professionals

Season 2 of 'Sponsors of Brave' is now open for nominations - calling all aspiring, current, or recently graduated and community service healthcare students boldly and bravely changing the world around them...

Issued by The SpaceStation 1 day ago

It's a brave new (online) world... make your healthcare assets count

Ensuring that your digital assets, such as websites, social media pages and blogs, are seen by your target market really matters. Cingulate Marketing and Advertising shares valuable pointers on making...

Issued by Cingulate 1 day ago

Bonitas announces the lowest increase in 10 years - from 0%

Financially solid, younger new members, two new plans, virtual healthcare and a renewed focus on Managed Care for chronic diseases are just a few of the insights from the Bonitas 2021 product launch...

Issued by Bonitas 2 days ago

Medical scheme industry's response to Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic prompted a rapid response from medical schemes to find ways to assist their members, while still maintaining compliance with the very tight regulatory framework that governs the funding industry...

22 Sep 2020

Elective surgeries - the disruption, the trends and back to business unusual

In spite of the Covid-19 rate of infection, elective surgery has been given the green light and it's back to business - albeit with strict protocols in place to safeguard staff as well as patients...

Issued by Bonitas 15 Sep 2020

What is the difference between medical aid and health insurance?

Learn the differences between health insurance and medical aid to help you make an informed decision about which cover would suit your particular needs best...

Issued by Bloom Financial Services 31 Aug 2020

Collaboration addresses the challenges of Covid-19

"Collaboration between all the stakeholders is the cornerstone of tackling the coronavirus pandemic," this according to Lee Callakoppen, principal officer of Bonitas Medical Fund...

Issued by Bonitas 3 Aug 2020

Medical schemes hit back at CMS for impeding Covid-19 relief measures

The Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) is hitting back at the Council of Medical Schemes' (CMS) claim that medical schemes aren't looking after their members during the Covid-19 pandemic...

28 Jul 2020

What you need to know about medical cover during the Covid-19 pandemic

A rise in Covid-19 infections is inevitable as the lockdown eases and people head back to work and school. It is therefore important to understand exactly how medical schemes will cover testing, hospitalisation and treatment...

By Tony Singleton 16 Jul 2020

How likely are medical schemes to catch the Covid-19 wave

When the clock struck midnight on 31 December 2019, and wishes of health, happiness and prosperity for the new year were extended by all, no one could have imagined the trauma that 2020 would bring only a few weeks later...

By Milton Segal 29 Jun 2020

Challenger Type - The Dramatic Disruptor

Breaking through by changing behaviour...

Issued by eatbigfish 1 Jun 2020

Not all medical scheme payment relief options are created equal

There may be financial relief available for medical aid members, but it will depend on whether the scheme has been granted contribution relief approval by the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS), as well as what plan the individual is on...

1 Jun 2020

Making sense of the numbers - cases, co-morbidities and costs

As the number of Covid-19 infections moves over 21,000, both public and private healthcare is going to be under constant pressure...

Issued by Bonitas 26 May 2020

Who decides whether surgery is necessary in a pandemic?

It is only within the individual doctor-patient interaction that such an assessment can be made...

By Philip Matley 19 May 2020

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