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Agreement to Create Custom Content for Electronic Health Record SolutionsCHICAGO and PHILADELPHIA, Jan 23, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ — Allscripts
(Nasdaq: MDRX), the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and
information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare, and Wolters
Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of medical and drug information
services and content to physicians, today announced a multi-year agreement to
deliver Wolters Kluwer Health’s industry-leading clinical content to users of
Allscripts Electronic Health Record solutions.

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Under the agreement, which expands an existing alliance between the two
companies, Wolters Kluwer Health will work closely with Allscripts and its
clients to develop customized clinical content including customizable
documentation templates, order sets, care plans and best practices for use in
the TouchWorks(TM) and HealthMatics(R) Electronic Health Record solutions and
other Allscripts applications. This will enable physicians using Allscripts
solutions to document patient care using information appropriate to their area
of specialty, including the latest scientific and clinical information about
drug therapies, and established best practices to support safe and effective
clinical decisions.

“Physicians have come to appreciate and rely upon the electronic delivery
of clinical information at the point of care,” said Jeff McCaulley, President
and Chief Executive Officer of Wolters Kluwer Health. “Our partnership with
Allscripts will deliver on the promise of clinical decision support for the
benefit of physicians and their patients.”

Additionally, the agreement enables Allscripts to offer clients
integration between Allscripts applications and Wolters Kluwer Health’s
products, such as ClinicalResource@Ovid, the most comprehensive and trusted
source of scientific and clinical information about drug therapies and
evidence-based treatment guidelines to support clinical decisions.
ClinicalResource@Ovid is an online tool that provides quick answers to
clinical questions. It includes evidence-based diagnosis and treatment
guidelines (Clin-eguide); expert-authored disease monographs (5-Minute Consult
Database) describing nearly 800 unique medical conditions; browser-based drug
information (Facts & Comparisons), access to the National Library of
Medicine’s online database of peer-reviewed, evidence-based academic journals
via MEDLINE; patient handouts covering over 4,000 medical conditions,
procedures and treatments and over 6,000 drug products (MedFacts), and online
access to the National Guideline Clearinghouse of best practices.

“Our vision at Allscripts has always been that using the Electronic Health
Record to simply automate what physicians do was only the first step,” said
Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. “While that is an
important objective, the real transformation will come when we begin providing
Just Right, Just In Time Information(R) — for example, on best practices, on
clinical trials relevant to a patient, or on the latest drug therapy — that
enables physicians to provide higher quality care more cost-effectively. Our
vision is the equivalent of Bloomberg to a stock trader — they wouldn’t trade
without it and soon physicians won’t see patients without the quality and
insight offered by the information Wolters Kluwer Health will provide. This
will take Electronic Health Records and Healthcare to a new level and
fundamentally change the competitive landscape for organizations that don’t
have it.”

The agreement will initially integrate Wolters Kluwer Health content into
TouchWorks Version 11, the latest and most advanced version of the leading
ambulatory Electronic Health Record, and will be rapidly extended to other
Allscripts product lines.

About Wolters Kluwer Health

Wolters Kluwer Health (Conshohocken, PA), a division of Wolters Kluwer, is
a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine,
nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Major brands
include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and
textbooks, such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Facts & Comparisons;
electronic information providers, such as Ovid Technologies, Medi-Span and
ProVation; and pharmaceutical information providers Adis International and
Source(R). For more information, visit

Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing
company. The company provides products and services for professionals in the
health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal and regulatory,
and education sectors. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2005) of euro 3.4
billion, employs approximately 18,400 people worldwide and maintains
operations across Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is
headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on the
Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.
For more information, visit

About Allscripts

Allscripts is the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and
information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare. The Company’s
business groups provide unique solutions that inform, connect and transform
healthcare. The Clinical Solutions Group’s award-winning software applications
include electronic health record, practice management, e-prescribing, document
imaging, emergency department and care management solutions. Additionally,
Allscripts provides clinical product education and connectivity solutions for
physicians and patients through its Physicians Interactive(TM) Group and
medication fulfillment services through its Medication Services Group. To
learn more, visit Allscripts on the Web at

This announcement may contain forward-looking statements about Allscripts
Healthcare Solutions that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements
are developed by combining currently available information with Allscripts
beliefs and assumptions. Forward-looking statements do not guarantee future
performance. Because Allscripts cannot predict all of the risks and
uncertainties that may affect it, or control the ones it does predict,
Allscripts’ actual results may be materially different from the results
expressed in its forward-looking statements. For a more complete discussion of
the risks, uncertainties and assumptions that may affect Allscripts, see the
Company’s 2005 Annual Report on Form 10-K, available through the Web site
maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at

SOURCE Allscripts

Dan Michelson, Chief Marketing Officer, +1-312-506-1217, or, or Todd Stein, Senior Manager/Public Relations,
+1-312-506-1216, or, both of Allscripts; or Linda Peitzman,
Chief Medical Officer, +1-612-313-1500, or, or
Robert Dekker, Director of Communications, +1-610-234-4533, or, both of Wolters Kluwer Health
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