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Kiosk incorporates state of the art Fujitsu PalmSecure(TM) Biometric
Authentication, self-service check in, credit card scanning, and patient
information updating to revolutionize patient Registration Process for
Physician Practices

CHICAGO and SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ —
Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) and Fujitsu, a leading provider of IT-based business
solutions for the global marketplace, today unveiled the Allscripts Patient
Kiosk(TM), the next generation of patient kiosk technology for physician
practices. Allscripts Patient Kiosk cost-effectively enhances how patients
interact with healthcare providers. The integration of the Fujitsu PalmSecure
biometric authentication solution improves the security and privacy of
Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and other sensitive patient information.


Allscripts (booth #1303) and Fujitsu (booth #325) will demonstrate
Allscripts Patient Kiosk during HIMSS09 Annual Conference & Exhibition, April
4-8 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

“Physician practices are always on the lookout for ways to lower costs
while improving patient satisfaction, and the Allscripts Patient Kiosk is the
answer,” said James Hewitt, Chief Information Officer of Springfield Clinic, a
260-provider multi-specialty physician group with 24 locations in Springfield,
Ill. and the surrounding 14 counties. “Patients love the kiosk because they
are in control.” Springfield, who co-developed the healthcare solution with
Allscripts to work on the medical kiosk from Fujitsu, will be deploying 50 of
the kiosks this quarter.

Allscripts Patient Kiosk also will be deployed this month at the George
Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) in Washington, DC, a
550-physician group made up of the faculty of the George Washington University
School of Medicine. Stephen Badger, Chief Executive Officer of MFA, said,
“We’re excited that the kiosk will offer our patients the ability to securely
check in, using nothing more than their hand on the Fujitsu reader, pay their
co-pay, update and correct any mistakes in their personal information and get
an alert about an overdue colonoscopy–all within about two minutes. It’s what
our patients want and it saves our practice time and money.”

Allscripts Patient Kiosk solves a common patient complaint–the seemingly
endless stream of paperwork they must fill out every time they register for an
appointment. Allscripts Patient Kiosk eliminates this frustration while
helping physician practices reduce the costs and overhead associated with
traditional patient check-in. The integration of the Fujitsu PalmSecure palm
vein authentication solution maintains patient confidentiality, privacy and
information security. Through the integration with Allscripts Electronic
Health Records, Patient Kiosk helps patients take control of their own
healthcare with a dashboard view of all their personal information, including
a complete health maintenance plan.

Innovations such as Patient Kiosk with integrated Fujitsu PalmSecure
technology are vital to ensuring that physician groups not only implement, but
fully utilize Electronic Health Records, a key goal of the American Recovery
and Reinvestment Act of 2009, signed by President Barack Obama on February 17,
2009. Allscripts Patient Kiosk delivers real-time updates to Practice
Management databases for patient billing information, including the option to
make co-payments using a credit card. The system also seamlessly updates the
patient’s Allscripts Electronic Health Record, taking a picture to verify
their identity and documenting office visits, including procedures undergone
by the patient at that time. While accessing the patient’s medical record,
reminders can be sent to the kiosk screen for future annual exams and other
periodic checkups.

The Allscripts Patient Kiosk is available now through Allscripts, which
provides physician practices a full-service kiosk package, from initial design
through development, deployment and maintenance.

“Patients want to remove the pain of completing paper forms during every
visit and physician practices want nothing more than to find better, faster,
more effective ways to complete accurate patient registrations and collect
co-pays. The Allscripts Patient Kiosk delivers,” said Glen Tullman, Chief
Executive Officer of Allscripts. “The kiosk is the latest example of
Allscripts ability to partner with our clients and great companies like
Fujitsu to quickly deliver highly innovative new products that transform and
improve the delivery of healthcare in America.”

The Fujitsu PalmSecure technology ensures patient privacy with a highly
reliable identification system that scans the unique vein patterns in a
person’s hand. The solution uses a near infrared light to capture a patient’s
palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template that is matched
against a database of enrolled users’ palm-vein patterns. This advanced,
vascular-pattern recognition technology provides a highly accurate type of
authentication–The PalmSecure false acceptance ratio is just 0.00008
percent–in a form factor that is non-intrusive, easy to use and that
generates extremely fast comparisons. The system ensures that only patients
have access to their medical records and information, complying with strict
HIPAA patient privacy guidelines.

“The integration of PalmSecure into the Allscripts Patient Kiosk is a step
forward in helping to protect electronic health records, while speeding up
check in processes that save physician clinics time and money,” said Josh
Napua, Vice President, Healthcare Solution Group, Fujitsu Computer Products of
America, Inc. “We believe that Springfield Clinic and Medical Faculty
Associates can be examples to the healthcare industry of how delivery of
patient services can be more streamlined and secure, providing a better
experience for administrators, nurses, doctors and most importantly, the

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the
global marketplace. With approximately 160,000 employees supporting customers
in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services
experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and
advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered
in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 5.3
trillion yen (US$53 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008. For
more information, please see:

About Allscripts

Allscripts uses innovation technology to bring health to healthcare. More
than 150,000 physicians, 700 hospitals and nearly 7,000 post-acute and
homecare organizations utilize Allscripts to improve the health of their
patients and their bottom line. The company’s award-winning solutions include
electronic health records, electronic prescribing, revenue cycle management,
practice management, document management, medication services, hospital care
management, emergency department information systems and homecare automation.
Allscripts is the brand name of Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions, Inc. To
learn more, visit

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personnel; our ability to identify and complete acquisitions, manage our
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Fujitsu Ltd. Allscripts Patient Kiosk is a trademark of Allscripts-Misys
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and their warranty and performance specifications.

SOURCE: Allscripts – 04/07/2009

CONTACT: Dan Michelson, Chief Marketing Officer,
or Todd Stein, Senior Manager/Public Relations,
both of Allscripts; or
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