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CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 6, 2006–Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX),
the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and
information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare,
announced today that it is included in the new NASDAQ Global Select
Market. The NASDAQ listing tier has the highest initial listing
standards of any exchange in the world, with measures including market
value, liquidity and earnings. The change took effect July 5.
Previously, Allscripts had been listed on the NASDAQ National Market.

In conjunction with the creation of the new Global Select Market
tier, NASDAQ will rename the NASDAQ National Market to NASDAQ Global
Market. The stock exchange also plans to launch indices based on these
new tiers early this month. The NASDAQ Capital Market will remain as

“Qualifying for NASDAQ’s Global Select Market is a significant
achievement for our company,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive
Officer of Allscripts. “This classification underscores our ongoing
commitment to the highest financial and corporate governance
standards, and our focus on delivering value to our shareholders and

Allscripts solutions connect and inform more than 20,000
physicians in over 4,000 ambulatory and acute-care settings across the
nation. By automating and streamlining everyday clinical tasks, from
ordering prescriptions to billing for services, Allscripts solutions
improve the efficiency and quality of care. Connecting physicians to
patients and all other stakeholders, Allscripts transforms healthcare,
delivering just right, just-in-time information(TM) where it’s needed
most – at the point of care.

NASDAQ announced the new three-tier listing classification in
February 2006. All three market tiers will maintain rigorous listing
and corporate governance standards. For additional information about
the NASDAQ Global Select Market, please go to:

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


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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

    CONTACT: Allscripts
             Bill Davis, 312-506-1211

    SOURCE: Allscripts
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