The American Academy of Private Physicians (AAPP) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2003 for the purpose of supporting and fueling the growth of medical practices that provide “concierge” and other forms of personalized, value-based medical care
AAPP members are united by their common efforts and dedication to making medical care more accessible and convenient to patients by redefining and re-pricing medical services in ways that are not possible for medical practices that rely solely on insurance payers for their revenue. The product of this focus by private physicians is innovation aimed at:
The Bale/Doneen Method was co-founded by Bradley Bale, MD and Amy Doneen, MSN, ARNP, for the prevention of heart attack, ischemic stroke, and diabetes. It challenges the current standard of care by proposing a disease treatment paradigm rather than a risk factor paradigm. The Bale/Doneen Method has defined a new science of medicine called “Arteriology”™. All of the science, focus, data and expertise examines the health of the artery wall and it’s layers. They look for arterial wall plaque and inflammation. If present, they search for and identify the root cause in order to properly treat the disease, resulting in decreasing the vascular inflammation thereby stabilizing the disease over time.
There are six basic elements that comprise the Method: