By placing important patient information at your fingertips, HealthID provides you with a more complete view of your patient’s health history and test results. This improves patient care and reduces the likelihood of serious medical errors and duplicate or unnecessary pathology tests. In addition, HealthID also reduces your administrative burden by making it quick and easy to fill in Chronic Illness Benefit applications, and providing you with the relevant scheme formulary list.
HealthID is available through several platforms, for example:
We are continuing to broaden HealthID reach through integrations with corporate provider and hospital systems, for example:
Member consent leaflet
Discovery Health takes all reasonable steps to protect the personal information of members of the schemes administered by Discovery Health and to maintain the confidentiality of the very sensitive information that is shared between Discovery Health and the healthcare professionals caring for them.
Some of the security measures and features we have in place for HealthID include:
In addition, an external data security auditing firm has evaluated all aspects of HealthID to ensure that there are no security vulnerabilities.
A thorough consent process not only gives members the peace of mind that their personal information is protected and will only be viewed by the doctors they give consent to, but also protects the doctors who have access to the patient’s information. The detailed information provided to members when they give consent explains how we use their personal information relevant to their care and also gives them details about the process to follow if they decide to change or revoke their consent.
There are also certain steps that doctors can take to maintain the security of the data on their devices. These include, for example:
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