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Complete Modular Electronic Medical Record Available on Tablet PC

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ —
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (Nasdaq: MDRX), the leading provider of
point-of-care decision support tools for physicians, announced today that
TouchWorks(TM), the complete modular electronic medical record (mEMR(TM)), is
available for deployment on the Tablet PC. With the release of the enhanced
Windows XP operating system for Tablet PC from Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and
the launch of new Tablet PC from HP (NYSE: HPQ), Allscripts Healthcare
Solutions leverages the power of this important new platform to bring mobility
to all of the clinical applications in the TouchWorks suite.

TouchWorks enables physicians to automate their most common clinical
activities including prescribing, capturing charges, dictating, ordering labs
and viewing results, providing patient education and taking clinical notes
with its award winning TouchWorks mEMR. Using radio frequency (RF) technology
and the Tablet PC, Allscripts now enables physicians to bring all TouchWorks
applications to the point of care.

“The Tablet PC offers physicians additional flexibility in leveraging
technology to improve how they care for their patients,” said Ahmad Hashem,
M.D., Global Healthcare Industry Manager of Microsoft Corporation. “New
hardware options will make software even more seamless, which will encourage
physicians to embrace technology faster than ever before.”

Today’s launch adds the Tablet PC to the list of hardware options
available for TouchWorks users. Previously, TouchWorks offered a select
number of applications, or modules, on a mobile platform — the iPAQ(TM) from
HP. Physicians could access the full functionality of the mEMR from a desktop
workstation or laptop PC. Nevertheless, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts
Healthcare Solutions, Glen Tullman, points out that while the Tablet PC offers
impressive functionality, this new platform will supplement the PDA form
factor, rather than replace it.

“Flexibility and choice are at the heart of our unique modular strategy
and we’re excited to work with Microsoft and HP to bring new options to our
physicians in the same way the mEMR brings flexibility to clinical
automation,” stated Tullman. “TouchWorks focuses on physicians, delivering
the information they need, whenever and wherever they need it, and now, on
whatever hardware platform they choose.”

Allscripts was one of only three healthcare solution providers selected to
participate in the launch activities in New York City. Representatives from
Allscripts at the worldwide launch will demonstrate the enhanced functionality
that Tablet PC offers to the TouchWorks suite. Currently, TouchWorks utilizes
many of the Tablet PC’s innovative technologies, such as voice recognition and
inking, and, as a participant in the Microsoft early adoption program,
Allscripts will continue working with Microsoft to embed these new abilities
at the operating system level.

About Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is the leading provider of point-of-care
decision support solutions for physicians. The Company’s TouchWorks software
products enhance physician productivity using wireless PDAs, Tablet PCs or
desktop workstations to automate the most common physician activities
including prescribing, capturing charges, dictating, ordering labs and viewing
results, providing patient education and taking clinical notes. The Company
also provides medication fulfillment services. Additionally, Allscripts
provides interactive physician education services for pharmaceutical,
biotechnology and medical device companies through its Physicians
Interactive(TM) unit.

Strategic partners include IDX Systems (Nasdaq: IDXC); IMS Health
(NYSE: RX); Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT); HP (NYSE: HPQ);
Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX); and Medco Health.

TouchWorks, mEMR and Physicians Interactive are trademarks of Allscripts
Healthcare Solutions. 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 2001 Annual Report on Form 10-K, available through the Web site
maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at .

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/CONTACT: Dan Michelson, Vice President of Marketing, +1-847-680-3515,
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Marketing Manager, +1-847-680-3515, ext. 4475, or
, both of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc./

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