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Largest Medical Group in Massachusetts e-Health Collaborative Will Use

EHR to Enhance Care, Connect to Community Providers

Allscripts (Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading provider of clinical
software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use
to improve healthcare, today announced that Bridgewater Goddard Park
Medical Associates has selected the TouchWorks(TM) Electronic Health
Record (EHR) to automate their 70 physicians across four locations and
connect them to the wider healthcare community.

Bridgewater Goddard Park is one of the largest independent
physician-owned multi-specialty and multi-site group practices south
of Boston and is affiliated with the renowned Beth Israel Deaconess
Medical Center. The group’s implementation of the Web-based Allscripts
Electronic Health Record comes of their involvement in the
Massachusetts e-Health Collaborative (MAeHC) – a three-year pilot
program funded by a $50 million financial commitment from Blue Cross
Blue Shield of Massachusetts to demonstrate the ability of information
systems to improve the safety, cost effectiveness, and quality of
healthcare in Massachusetts. Bridgewater Goddard Park is the largest
physician group in the state to receive funding from MAeHC.

“As a part of the MAeHC pilot, we reviewed many of the leading
Electronic Health Record vendors and determined Allscripts was clearly
the safe choice because they have successfully implemented TouchWorks
in many medical groups of our size across the country,” said Deb
Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of Bridgewater Goddard Park.
“Allscripts is the perfect choice for the Massachusetts e-Health
Collaborative, because the solution is highly interoperable, enabling
our providers to take part in the community initiative to
electronically connect Bridgewater Goddard Park with other area
healthcare facilities.”

The MAeHC pilot program requires showcase sites to collaborate
with other regional healthcare organizations in deploying
interoperable clinical information systems. Bridgewater Goddard Park
will use the Allscripts Electronic Health Record to share access to
patient medical records electronically with the other members of the
Brockton-area demonstration group, including Brockton Hospital,
Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton Physician Hospital
Organization, Inc., Caritas Good Samaritan IPA, Inc., and Brockton
Neighborhood Health Center.

“The partnership between Bridgewater Goddard Park and Allscripts
provides a pathway for medical groups across Massachusetts to adopt an
Electronic Health Record and improve their quality of care and
efficiency,” said Micky Tripathi, Chief Executive Officer of MAeHC.

Bridgewater Goddard Park will integrate TouchWorks with their
Centricity Business (formerly IDX(R) Flowcast(TM)) revenue cycle
management system. Allscripts and IDX, now a part of GE Healthcare,
share a strategic relationship that directly links clinical and
financial information systems to support process redesign and
operational enhancements.

“We commend Bridgewater Goddard Park for participating in the
Massachusetts e-Health Collaborative and for their commitment to
leveraging information technology to improve care for the state’s
residents,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts.
“The connectivity and interoperability of the Electronic Health Record
are critical to enhancing safety, lowering costs, and raising the bar
on quality for Bridgewater Goddard Park’s patients and, ultimately,
for patients throughout Massachusetts.”

About Bridgewater Goddard Medical Park Associates

Bridgewater Goddard Medical Park Associates (BGPMA) is a physician
owned, multi-specialty and multi-site group practice. For more than
forty-five years, BGPMA has remained dedicated to the health and well
being of its patients, offering primary and specialty care to patients
of all ages. As one of the largest physician group practices south of
Boston, BGPMA takes pride in providing quality, comprehensive
healthcare for the entire family.

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

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
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    CONTACT: Allscripts
             Dan Michelson, 312-506-1217
             Bridgewater Goddard Park
             Kathy Miller, 508-894-0406

    SOURCE: Allscripts
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