Mellanie Hills: Doctors Play a Role in Information Dissemination

When patients come to doctors with information about a given topic it is important for them to provide guidance not only on the information provided but also help them find results that will be of more use to their individual are.

When patients come to doctors with information about a given topic it is important for them to provide guidance not only on the information provided but also help them find results that will be of more use to their individual are.

Much like patients do not have all the answers to all questions Mellanie True Hills from StopAfib.org said doctors also do not, but should be able to guide their patients to resources to find the right answers. Open channels of communication, she said can make the difference between patients being properly informed and having valuable information and those who seek cures and other treatments from unreliable places. Hills discussed this topic during the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology in Chicago.