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CHICAGO, Sep 23, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Allscripts Healthcare
Solutions (Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading provider of clinical software and
information solutions for physicians, has been named to Deloitte &
Touche’s prestigious Technology Fast 50 Program for Chicagoland, a
ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the area by
Deloitte & Touche LLP, one of the nation’s leading professional
services firms. The 2003 award marks the third consecutive year that
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions has received this honor.

“In today’s economy, triple-digit percentage revenue growth is an
exceptional accomplishment. We commend Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
for making the commitment to healthcare technology and delivering on
the promise of market longevity,” said Gerald P. Sullivan, Managing
Partner of Deloitte & Touche’s Chicagoland Technology Fast 50. “We are
proud to honor Allscripts Healthcare Solutions as a Deloitte & Touche
Technology Fast 50 winner for the third year in a row.”

Posting revenue growth of 233% over the past five years,
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions ranks at #17 on this year’s Technology
Fast 50 list. The Company has steadily climbed from a ranking of #36
in 2001 and #29 in 2002 with growth rates of 64% and 131%

“Our access to investment capital and high quality employees has
enabled Allscripts Healthcare Solutions to prosper across all of our
business units,” commented Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions. “We believe that physicians will
continue to embrace our solutions, leading towards safer and more
cost-effective healthcare.”

To qualify for the Technology Fast 50, companies must have had
operating revenues of at least $50,000 in 1998 and $1,000,000 in 2002,
must be public or private companies headquartered in North America,
and be a “technology company” defined as owning proprietary technology
that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating
revenues (using other companies’ technology in a unique way does not
qualify); and/or devoting a significant proportion of revenues to
research and development of technology. Rankings are based on the
percentage of growth in fiscal year revenues over five years, from

Winners of the 20 regional Technology Fast 50 programs in the
United States and Canada are automatically entered in the Deloitte &
Touche Technology Fast 500 program, which ranks North America’s top
500 fastest growing technology companies. For more information on the
Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 or Fast 500 programs, visit

About Deloitte & Touche

Deloitte & Touche, one of the nation’s leading professional
services firms, provides assurance and advisory, tax, and management
consulting services through nearly 30,000 people in more than 80 U.S.
cities. The firm is dedicated to helping its clients and its people
excel. Known as an employer of choice for innovative human resources
programs, Deloitte & Touche has been recognized as one of the “100
Best Companies to Work For in America” by Fortune magazine for six
consecutive years. Deloitte & Touche refers to Deloitte & Touche LLP
and related entities. Deloitte & Touche is the U.S. national practice
of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is a Swiss
Verein, and each of its national practices is a separate and
independent legal entity. For more information, please visit Deloitte
& Touche’s Web site at

About Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is the leading provider of
clinical software and information solutions for physicians. The
Company’s TouchWorks(TM) software is a modular electronic medical
record that enhances physician productivity and takes advantage of the
latest Tablet PCs, wireless handheld devices and desktop workstations
to automate the most common physician activities including
prescribing, dictating, capturing charges, ordering labs and viewing
results, providing patient education, and documenting clinical
encounters. Additionally, AHS provides patient compliance and
healthcare product education services for physicians through its
Physicians Interactive(TM) business and also provides medication
fulfillment services. AHS provides software and services to over
20,000 physicians across the U.S.

Strategic partners include IDX Systems (Nasdaq: IDXC); IMS Health
(NYSE: RX); Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT); Hewlett-Packard Company; and
Medco Health.

TouchWorks and Physicians Interactive are trademarks of Allscripts
Healthcare Solutions. Visit AHS 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 2002
Annual Report on Form 10-K, available through the Web site maintained
by the Securities and Exchange Commission at

SOURCE: Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
Dan Michelson, 847-680-3515, Ext. 4330
Paul Peterson, 847-680-3515, Ext. 4475
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