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    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2006--

    Top Recognition Awarded to Allscripts Client, George Washington
                 University Medical Faculty Associates

From the floor of the 2006 HIMSS (Healthcare Information and
Management Systems Society) Annual Conference and Exhibition,
Allscripts (Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading provider of clinical software,
connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to improve
healthcare, today announced that the TouchWorks(TM) Electronic Health
Record has been selected by the Microsoft Healthcare Users Group
(MS-HUG) as ‘Best in Class’ for Ambulatory Care.

The ninth annual MS-HUG Awards showcase the most innovative
solutions and customers of Microsoft(R) technology in the healthcare
industry. Judging is performed by a select group of members from the
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, who review
systems including electronic health records, electronic medical
records, digital image management, and home health.

“To be named ‘Best in Class’ for two consecutive years by MS-HUG
is exciting for Allscripts,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive
Officer of Allscripts. “The electronic health record is at the
forefront of the many initiatives to improve our national healthcare
delivery system and we are pleased to be recognized for our

Top Recognition for Allscripts Client, George Washington
University Medical Faculty Associates

In addition to Allscripts receiving a ‘Best in Class’ Award,
TouchWorks user, Ryan Bosch, MD, of George Washington University
Medical Faculty Associates was named as a finalist for the ‘Microsoft
Clinician of the Year’. This is the fourth consecutive year a
TouchWorks user was named as a finalist.

Additionally, George Washington University Medical Faculty
Associates (MFA) received the prestigious HIMSS ‘Article of the Year’
Award. ‘Rapid Implementation of an Electronic Health Record in an
Academic Setting’ was published in the Journal of Healthcare
Information Management in 2005. The ‘Article of the Year’ Award
recognizes a research paper or case study from the year that provided
the greatest insight for information and management systems
professionals. The peer-reviewed article documents MFA’s rapid
electronic health record implementation, bringing 100 physicians live
on the Allscripts solution in just 28 days and projects a savings of
more than $10 million in the first five years of using the system.

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 clinical software applications include
Electronic Health Record, e-prescribing and document imaging
solutions. Additionally, Allscripts provides clinical product
education and connectivity solutions for physicians and patients
through its Physicians Interactive(TM) Group and medical 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 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 2004 Annual Report on Form
10-K, available through the Web site maintained by the Securities and
Exchange Commission at

    CONTACT: Allscripts
             Dan Michelson, 312-506-1217

    SOURCE: Allscripts
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