This OHE Briefing summarises the presentations and discussion at the session on ‘Efficacy to cost-effectiveness’ at the Conference of the International Society for Technology Assessment in Health Care (ISTAHC) in Barcelona on 26 May 1997.

The participants were:
Professor Michael Drummond, Director of the Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
Dr Kevin Schulman, Director of the Clinical Economics Research Unit, Georgetown University Medical Center, USA
Professor Milton Weinstein, Henry J. Kaiser Professor of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Professor Bengt Jonsson, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden.