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West Central Region
November 14, 2022
Marie Backus, PharmD, BCPPS – New Clinical Pharmacist in the Partners For Kids West Central Region

Marie Backus, PharmD, BCPPS pharmacist role with Partners For Kids will include: 

  • Developing and maintaining clinical prescribing resources for common conditions encountered in primary care. 
  • Providing education to providers on utilizing Partners for Kids prescribing resources.
  • Maintaining a pediatric focused preferred drug list for Ohio Medicaid.
  • Working with Ohio Department of Medicaid and/or Pharmacy Benefit Management companies to optimize medication use policies and formulary management for the pediatric population.
  • Assist with quality improvement projects to reduce disparities, standardize care, and improve outcomes.
  • Support care coordinators through medication reconciliation assistance, answering medication questions, and removing barriers to medication access

For questions or to connect with Marie, email PFKPharmacy@childrensdayton.org 

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