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ALBANY, N.Y. — The Associated Press on Tuesday reported that New York's online database of drug prescriptions has curtailed "doctor shopping" by 75%, citing New York Health Commissioner Nirav Shah.
The Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing, called I-STOP, began operating in August, AP reported.
According to the report, more than 66,000 practitioners have used it more than 7 million times to check prescriptions on nearly 3 million patients.