Aaron S. Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH; Thomas J. Hwang, AB
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Author Contributions: Conception and design: A.S. Kesselheim, T.J. Hwang.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: T.J. Hwang.
Drafting of the article: A.S. Kesselheim, T.J. Hwang.
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Collection and assembly of data: T.J. Hwang.
Table. Comparison of Breakthrough Drug and Device Programs
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Kesselheim AS, Hwang TJ. Breakthrough Medical Devices and the 21st Century Cures Act. Ann Intern Med. 2016;164:500–502. doi: 10.7326/M15-1906
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