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TAMPA, Fla. & CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 6, 2003–Gold Standard
Multimedia (GSM) today announced that it has signed an agreement with
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading provider of
point-of-care decision support solutions for physicians, to integrate
GSM’s award-winning Clinical Pharmacology drug information content
into AHS’ popular handheld TouchWorks(TM) Pocket Library(TM) Drug
Guide. Clinical Pharmacology replaces three of the Pocket Library’s
previous drug reference titles — Drug Guide, Geriatric Drug Guide,
and Pediatric Drug Guide — arming physicians with a comprehensive,
unified drug guide resource to save time, eliminate medication errors,
enhance patient care, and improve clinical outcomes. Pocket Library is
a component of the TouchWorks modular electronic medical record

Via Clinical Pharmacology’s drug data, Drug Guide provides its
users with current, peer-reviewed, clinically-relevant information on
all commonly prescribed U.S. prescription drugs, as well as
hard-to-find herbal supplements, nutritional and over-the-counter
products, non-FDA approved indications, and dosing information for
pediatric, adult, geriatric, pregnant, hepatic and renally impaired
patients. To increase Drug Guide’s searching capabilities and clinical
usefulness, medication information can be accessed by physicians in a
variety of ways, including alphabetically by generic and brand name,
indication, contraindication, therapeutic class, pharmaceutical
supplement, and most recently viewed information.

Each monograph provides physicians with a broad scope of critical
information during the patient encounter, such as brand and generic
drug names, drug description, indications/dosage, maximum dosage
limits, specialized dosage and pregnancy/lactation information,
contraindications, administration, interactions, adverse reactions,
costs, and monitoring parameters. Drug Guide takes advantage of the
Pocket Library’s superior navigation feature, providing links within
Drug Guide to other related materials, as well as between Drug Guide
and other Pocket Library offerings, including the Physician’s
Information and Education Resource (PIER) from The American College of
Physicians – American Society of Internal Medicine.

“Our drug information offering, Clinical Pharmacology, was
conceived and developed around the belief that healthcare outcomes can
be improved by providing clinicians with timely, accurate,
clinically-relevant drug data during the decision-making process,”
stated Russell Thomas, CEO of Gold Standard Multimedia. “Allscripts
follows this same philosophy, which made it an ideal union for our
companies to combine these two quality products to form a
quick-acting, high performance clinical drug reference that enhances
physician productivity and improves clinical outcomes,” said Thomas.

About Gold Standard Multimedia

A privately-held company founded in 1993, Tampa, Florida-based
Gold Standard Multimedia (GSM) is a leading developer of innovative
drug information and medical education software and online services.
GSM’s staff has many years of experience in healthcare education,
clinical and retail pharmacy practice, electronic publishing and
software programming. The company’s products are used in over 95% of
U.S. medical and pharmacy schools, by several of the country’s largest
retail pharmacy chains and consultant pharmacy corporations, over
700 hospitals, many well known healthcare-related websites, and by
hundreds-of-thousands of healthcare professionals. Additional
information is available at

About Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is a leading provider of clinical
software and information solutions for physicians. The company’s
TouchWorks software is a modular electronic medical record that
enhances physician productivity using a wireless handheld device,
Tablet PC, or desktop workstation 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; Express
Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX); and Medco Health.

TouchWorks, Pocket Library, mEMR, 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 2001
Annual Report on Form 10-K, available through the Web site maintained
by the Securities and Exchange Commission at

    CONTACT: Gold Standard Multimedia Inc., Tampa Vicki Moses, 813/258-4747
             Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Paul Peterson, 847/680-3515 ext 4475
             Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Dan Michelson, 847/680-3515 ext 4330

    SOURCE: Gold Standard Multimedia Inc.
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