Expert Consulting Services
- Clinical Pharmacy
- Practice Standards
- Medication Safety
We provide pharmacy related consulting and expert case review, depositions and testimony to both plaintiff and defense attorneys. Our services are focused on standards of practice related to the safe and appropriate use, storage and distribution of medications
Establishing and following accepted Pharmacy Practice Standards is critical to every health system and an important component of all potential malpractice cases. We have decades of experience in the practice of pharmacy including implementation of new and emerging practice standards.
Our experts are on the cutting edge of clinical pharmacy practice as demonstrated by their experience and numerous publications in the field. They can provide comprehensive comparisons of differences in what various states, and organizations, may allow pharmacist to do as a standard of practice.
With collective experience of over half a century our experts know and understand all facets of medication safety. A broad perspective allows them to apply current standards to different practice settings evaluating the practicality of such standards.
Regulations and Policy are often the cornerstone of Pharmacy and Medical practices. Our experience in this area spans numerous decades. We stay current and relevant to today's practice environment challenges.
Our team has specialized education in the rapidly emerging field of pharmacogenomics. With over 300 medications now having Pharmacogenomic precautions or warnings in the official FDA package labeling there are more and more malpractice cases related to this field.
Substance abuse, from both prescription and street drugs is a huge problem in the United States. Addiction to Opioids, benzodiazepines, amphetamines and other substances have significant impacts in both the Medical and Legal environments requiring a deep understanding of the implications.
Since his decades long pharmacy career began in 1983, Dr. Morreale has demonstrated his professionalism and expertise as a clinician, manager and leader in pharmacy. He has over 20 years of direct patient care experience as a clinical pharmacist in both acute and ambulatory care. In addition, he has decades of experience as a pharmacy manager, leader and executive. Dr. Morreale has been engaged as a business consultant, quality reviewer for standards of practice, and has served as an expert in medical legal cases. Dr. Morreale has expert knowledge and experience in nearly all areas of pharmacy practice including but not limited to:
• Regulatory, operational and clinical pharmacy standards of practice for large health systems.
• Drug absorption, metabolism, excretion, outcomes, and adverse effects of both pharmaceuticals and street drugs.
• Application of patient genomics to therapeutic response and toxicities of various medications.
Qualifications and Achievements
Dr. Morreale currently serves as the Associate Chief Consultant for Clinical Pharmacy Services and Policy for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) in VA Central Office, where he oversees national clinical pharmacy services, policy development, pay, recruitment, retention and legislation. He also has significant experience in Health Outcomes Research. Dr. Morreale is a highly experienced speaker both nationally and internationally and is very comfortable delivering understandable and succinct messages to various audiences. Dr. Morreale has authored or co-authored over 90 articles, has served on editorial boards, and as a reviewer on a number of professional journals. He has been actively involved in leadership roles within many pharmacy organizations both nationally and internationally.