Not falling down on the job: Hospital, EMS join forces to help older patients

Cory Lehman and Karen Lehman were instrumental in getting a cooperative program between the Newton Fire/EMS Department and Newton Medical Center going. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now During August and September one year, Newton Fire/EMS responded five times to a 911 call from a man who fell. He was just one of a number of what the department calls “super users,” who are people, as the name suggests, who call 911 more than most. The man used to fall, and the Newton Fire/EMS Department got him involved


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