Weblogs on Medlogs.com are selected. Sure .. some are NOT selected for inclusion .. and there are many reasons for that .. one of which is that I don't have the time to review all of the new submissions (I'm about 200 behind at the moment!). I take the editing functions seriously .. though I yearn for a better method of categorizing the blog than the one we devised years ago. I have resisted commercializing the site – at the expense of revenue – so we will all have to wait for medlogs 3.0. But I digress .. The others reasons I don't include a blog in medlogs:
- I don't think that the blog is about issues relevant to healthcare
- The blog promotes a business rather than discussion
Not much else. I would argue that politics is often (always?) relevant to healthcare, and that separating science from politics is more of a challenge than most of us will ever admit. The whole point of weblogs is to learn from each other. If you disagree with someone – well then that is great. Disagree and make your point well so that we can all learn from the discussion.