Biosimilars & Biologics

Implementation and Monitoring in a Healthcare Setting

Editor: Steven Lucio
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Among the most anticipated and discussed segments of the pharmaceutical market, biosimilars are finally beginning to exert a greater impact on practice. ASHP’s Biosimilars & Biologics: Implementation and Monitoring in a Healthcare Setting is an authoritative, evidence-based resource that provides an in-depth perspective on all areas related to these innovative drugs.

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Get Up to Speed on the Fastest Growing Pharmaceutical Innovation with the Only Guide Written for Pharmacists

Among the most anticipated and discussed segments of the pharmaceutical market, biosimilars are finally beginning to exert a greater impact on practice.

To meet the growing need for information, ASHP has published Biosimilars & Biologics: Implementation and Monitoring in a Healthcare Setting.

This authoritative, evidence-based resource provides an in-depth perspective on all areas related to these innovative drugs, including:

  • Legislative/regulatory issues, including the Biosimilars Act and anticipated FDA guidelines
  • The safety, efficacy, and interchangeability of biologics
  • The science and analytical chemistry associated with the manufacture of biologics
  • Needed pharmacovigilance and adverse effect reporting systems
  • Formulary management

Steven Lucio, PharmD, BCPS

Steven Lucio is Associate Vice President at Vizient, Inc. and formerly served as its Associate Vice President. Prior to joining Vizient, Lucio practiced for almost 10 years within the Baylor Health Care System in various settings, including ICU clinical pharmacy and geriatric ambulatory care. Dr. Lucio earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Creighton University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. 

Lucio is lead author of a recently published peer-reviewed article on biosimilars. He is an active speaker and panel moderator and has presented his insight on biosimilars more than a dozen times in the past year.