Green Bay firefighters, shown battling a 2010 blaze, now make house calls to check on discharged patients from Bellin Hospital.
Green Bay firefighters are objecting to an experimental program to check on discharged hospital patients in their homes.
City officials began the program with Bellin Hospital earlier this year as a way of minimizing the need for patients to be readmitted to the hospital.
Advocates say the so-called Hook and Ladder program uses firefighters to combat rising health care costs and to improve the level of patient care available in Green Bay. ...