Steven Lucio

Senior Principal, Vizient

Steven Lucio, PharmD, BCPS, is senior principal and leads the Vizient Center for Pharmacy Practice Excellence (CPPE) in providing Vizient members and the health care community with clinical and industry-related insights into pharmaceuticals that support the Vizient mission to manage costs, improve quality of care and grow market performance. Steven and the CPPE team apply their knowledge to maintaining a pulse on clinical, market and legislative developments, and forecast trends and potential impact to the Vizient community. Steven is also a frequent contributor and presenter in support of Vizient’s advocacy and public policy initiatives, highlighting the strategic and high-value role of pharmacy in the health care setting. He has provided insights on topics including essential medications, drug shortages, white-bagging, the Unapproved Drug Initiative and 340B strategies. In addition, he represents Vizient at legislative listening sessions, FDA briefings and other policy-making and stakeholder engagement opportunities. Steven is an industry leader and sought-after expert in the advancement and adoption of biosimilars.