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CHICAGO, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX), the
leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions
that physicians use to improve healthcare, announced today that Chief
Executive Office Glen Tullman has accepted an appointment to the Board of
Trustees of the Certification Committee for Healthcare Information Technology
(CCHIT(SM)). Founded in 2004, CCHIT is an independent, nonprofit organization
deemed a Recognized Certification Body by the Department of Health and Human
Services for health information technologies including the Electronic Health


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“CCHIT certification provides the first consensus-based, consistent
benchmark for ambulatory electronic health record products, ensuring that
physicians have a trusted resource in their search for the right technology to
improve healthcare,” stated commission chair, Mark Leavitt, M.D., Ph.D. “We
are pleased to have Glen Tullman become one of our Trustees, a distinguished
group of experienced executives who will help guide CCHIT into the future.”

The newly formed CCHIT board of trustees will assume fiduciary
responsibility, one of the elements required for the organization to become a
fully independent, nonprofit organization. Mr. Tullman, like the other six
initial members of the board of trustees, was appointed by the Operating
Committee composed of the three founding organizations – the American Health
Information Management Association (AHIMA), the Healthcare Information and
Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and The National Alliance for Health
Information Technology (Alliance).

    Joining Mr. Tullman on the CCHIT Board of Trustees are:
    -- Tom Fritz, Chief Executive Officer, Inland Northwest Health Services;
    -- Linda Kloss, Chief Executive Office, American Health Information
       Management Association;
    -- H. Stephen Lieber, President and Chief Executive Office, Healthcare
       Information and Management Systems Society;
    -- John Tooker, M.D., Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Office,
       American College of Physicians;
    -- Frank J. Trembulak, Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Office,
       Geisinger Health System;
    -- Scott Wallace, President and Chief Executive Office, The National
       Alliance for Health Information Technology.

Mr. Tullman and the other board members will serve a 3-year term. The
group will be joined by commission chair, Dr. Leavitt and Executive Director,
Alisa Ray.

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, electronic 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 .

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