PAMET-USA, Inc.

Philippine Association of Medical Technologists - USA, Inc.

PAMET-USA,  Inc. is an advocate for Clinical Laboratory Professionals to ensure that outmost care for our patients is provided.

As part of our mission, we will develop and formulate strategies to act on issues, legislations and public policies that may affect the medical technology profession. 

We will network with other organizations to resolve issues and implement programs of concern to medical technology, education, research and general welfare. 

PAMET-USA, Inc. will be visible and our voices will be heard. Join us and be a part of our advocacy.

ADVOCACY

CALIFORNIA COALITION OF LABORATORY ORGANIZATIONS


On March 13, 2021, ASCLS-CA, California Association for Medical Laboratory Technology (CAMLT) and PAMET-USA, Inc. held its very first virtual coalition meeting. The main objective was to address the shortage on Clinical Laboratory Professionals in California. In order to create a stronger and integrated voice, the three organizations created a unified position statement. 

This effort is expected to attract other medical laboratory organizations to the coalition for a stronger 


Click here to access to get to know more about the coalition.

HELP TAKE ACTION TO URGE

Bureau of Labor Statistics 

NOT TO UNDERMINE 

the Laboratory Profession

Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Fix BLS Wage Data for Laboratory Professionals 

SHORTAGE ON CLINICAL LABORATORY PROFESSIONALS
Position Statement

The long standing and growing shortage for competent Medical Laboratory Scientists must be addressed now. We cannot afford to have unlicensed or inexperienced laboratory personnel running the laboratory. 


It is not right; it is agains the law and it puts our patient at great risk.


Click here to access our National Position Statement. 

American Society for Clinical Pathology's 

2019 Wage Survey of Medical Laboratories in the United States

Key Points
  • This report informs the pathology and laboratory field of the most recent national wage data.

  • Compared with 2017, results show an overall increase in salaries for most laboratory occupations surveyed except cytogenetic technologists, laboratory information systems personnel, and performance improvement or quality assurance personnel.

  • As retirement rates continue to increase, the field needs to intensify its efforts on recruiting the next generation of laboratory personnel.

LEGISLATIVE ISSUES

AB-2281

Clinical Laboratories: Licensed Medical Laboratories Technicians. Approved by Governor Brown; August 28, 2018. 

SB-334

Clinical Laboratories: A pathway program by January 1, 2022, that would authorize a licensed medical laboratory technician (MLT) to apply their work experience and training from a department-approved MLT training program towards the completion of a CLS training program, as specified

AB-613

Healing Arts: Clinical Laboratories:

Would allow unlicensed HighSchool graduates to perform the moderately complex total protein refractometer test on potential plasma donors at plasma collection centers.