IRVING, Texas (BUSINESS WIRE), November 04, 2020 - Vizient, Inc. today announced that Steven Lucio, PharmD, BCPS, senior principal, pharmacy solutions will present at the Association for Accessible Medications’ GRx+Biosims 2020 Virtual Conference, Nov. 9-11. The conference is the premier scientific and regulatory event for the U.S. generics and biosimilars industries, featuring timely programming relevant to technical, regulatory and policy professionals.

Lucio will be part of an expert panel for the session “Evolution of Biosimilars Education” Nov. 9 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. EST. The panel will discuss how regulators, payors and manufacturers are evolving education strategies as more biosimilars reach patients in the U.S. and globally and the need to combat disinformation about the drugs. The session will be moderated by David Gaugh, RPh, senior vice president, science and regulatory affairs for AAM. Other panel participants include:

  • Jody Cox, vice president, Biosimilars Canada
  • Sarah Ikenberry, senior communication advisor, office of therapeutic biologics and biosimilars (OTBB), CDER, FDA
  • Brian McCormick, JD, vice president and chief regulatory counsel, head global regulatory policy, Teva Pharmaceuticals

Vizient is the nation’s largest health care performance improvement company serving a diverse membership that includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health care delivery networks and non-acute health care providers.

About Vizient, Inc.

Vizient, Inc. provides solutions and services that improve the delivery of high-value care by aligning cost, quality and market performance for more than 50% of the nation’s acute care providers, which includes 95% of the nation’s academic medical centers, and more than 20% of ambulatory providers. Vizient provides expertise, analytics and advisory services, as well as a contract portfolio that represents more than $100 billion in annual purchasing volume, to improve patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient has earned a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute every year since its inception. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Vizient has offices throughout the United States. Learn more at


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