Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Members of the Board of Medical Technology

The Board of Medical Technology as created under the Philippine Medical Technology Act of 1969 (RA 5527) performs the different functions:

a. issue, suspend and revoke certificates of registration for the practice of medical technology and medical laboratory technician;

b. look into conditions affecting the practice of medical technology in the Philippines and, whenever necessary, adopt such a measure may be deemed proper for the maintenance of good ethic and standards in the practice of medical technology;

c. investigate such violations of this Act or of the rules and regulations issued thereunder as may come to the knowledge of the Board and, for this purpose issue subpoena and subpoena duces tecum to secure appearance of witnesses and production of documents in connection with charges presented to the Board; and

d. draft such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act: Provided, that the same shall be issued only after the approval of the President of the Philippines
e. To determine the adequacy of the technical staff of all clinical laboratories and blood banks before they could be licensed with the Department of Health in accordance with R.A. No. 4655 and 1517;
f.To prescribe the qualifications and training of medical technologists as to special fields of the profession and supervise their specialty examination conducted by the professional organization of medical technologists accredited by the Professional Regulation Commission;   
i. To classify and prescribe the qualification and training of the technical staff of clinical laboratories as to: Medical Technology; Medical Technologist; Senior Medical Technologist; Medical Technologist and Medical Laboratory Technician.
 The Present Composition of the Board of Medical Technology

Dr. Marietta C. Baccay

Ms. Marilyn R. Atienza 
Ms. Marian M. Tantingco

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