Dr. Chris Campbell examines patient Tamara Houston at the Best Life Medical Center last month in Rocklin. Campbell runs a concierge medical practice, where patients pay an annual fee in exchange for 24/7 access by phone and email, same-day appointments, and longer appointment times.
Dr. Chris Campbell examines patient Tamara Houston at the Best Life Medical Center last month in Rocklin. Campbell runs a concierge medical practice, where patients pay an annual fee in exchange for 24/7 access by phone and email, same-day appointments, and longer appointment times. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Dr. Chris Campbell examines patient Tamara Houston at the Best Life Medical Center last month in Rocklin. Campbell runs a concierge medical practice, where patients pay an annual fee in exchange for 24/7 access by phone and email, same-day appointments, and longer appointment times. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
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Concierge medicine: Like having a doctor on speed dial

September 06, 2015 4:00 PM

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