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Multi-specialty organization selects industry-leading business

performance solutions from IDX and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

IDX Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: IDXC) today announced that Brown
& Toland Medical Group (Brown & Toland), of San Francisco, will
migrate to Flowcast 3.0 to fully leverage IDX’s next-generation,
revenue cycle management solution and strengthen the financial and
administrative support provided to its physicians.

Brown & Toland’s implementation includes the TouchWorks(TM) EMR
(electronic medical record) from IDX strategic alliance partner
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ: MDRX), which serves as the
exclusive provider of ambulatory, point-of-care clinical applications
for IDX’s Flowcast business performance solution for large physician
organizations. IDX Flowcast will enable improved financial operations
and enhanced patient satisfaction, while the AHS TouchWorks EMR
solution will help physicians automate clinical processes.

An IDX customer since 1989, Brown & Toland provides administrative
support services for more than 1,500 physicians. The Medical Group is
one of the most comprehensive, multi-specialty groups in Northern
California, serving more than 200,000 members in the San Francisco Bay

“It is important that we provide our physicians with the
technology to simplify work processes, improve billing functions,
create more efficiencies and reduce the difficulty of running a
physician practice,” said Gloria Austin, Brown & Toland’s Chief
Executive Officer. “The solutions provided by IDX and Allscripts
Healthcare perfectly align with our goals to provide practice
management services to our physicians and to reduce healthcare costs
for our patients.”

The IDX and AHS implementation includes coordinated project
development and service to deliver a complete, integrated solution for
practice management and clinical automation.

“This agreement with Brown & Toland re-emphasizes the value of our
strategic relationship with IDX,” said Glenn Tullman, Chief Executive
Officer of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions. “The combined strength of
the industry’s leading practice management system provider and the
industry’s leading ambulatory EMR provider offers an unmatched
solution for our healthcare clients.”

Brown & Toland physicians include approximately 315 primary care
physicians and 1,200 specialists, who are board certified in 43
different specialties. The physicians practice at some of the most
prestigious medical facilities in the nation, including UCSF Medical
Center, UCSF/Mount Zion Medical Center, California Pacific Medical
Center, and St. Mary’s Hospital.

“This implementation of Flowcast and Touchworks shows how IDX is
leading the industry by allowing customers to integrate clinical,
administrative and financial systems using the most advanced technical
tools,” said Thomas W. Butts, President and Chief Operating Officer of

About IDX

Founded in 1969, IDX Systems Corporation provides information
technology solutions to maximize value in the delivery of healthcare,
improve the quality of patient service, enhance medical outcomes, and
reduce the costs of care. IDX supports these objectives with a broad
range of complementary and functionally rich products installed at
3,300 customer sites. Customers include 138,000 physicians who utilize
practice management systems to improve patient care and other workflow
processes. IDX Systems are installed at approximately:

380 Integrated delivery networks (IDNs) representing more than 500

175 large group practices with more than 200 physicians

665 mid-size group practices with less than 200 physicians

The IDX web strategy includes browser technology, e-commerce and
web-based tools – built using Internet architecture – that facilitates
access for patients, physicians and care providers to vital health
information and data managed by the IDX clinical, administrative,
financial, and managed care products. IDX has approximately 2,100
full-time employees.

IDX and Flowcast are trademarks or registered trademarks of IDX
Investment Corporation.

This press release contains forward-looking statements about IDX
Systems Corporation that involve a number of risks and uncertainties.
Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements are
uncertainties or difficulties in developing new services and systems,
including Flowcast, difficulties in implementing systems, possible
deferral, delay or cancellation by customers of computer system or
service purchase decisions, possible delay of system installations and
service implementations, development by competitors of new or superior
technologies, changing economic, political and regulatory influences
on the healthcare industry, possible disruptions in the national
economy caused by terrorist activities and foreign conflicts, changes
in product pricing policies, governmental regulation of IDX’s software
and operations, the possibility of product-related liabilities, and
factors detailed from time to time in IDX’s periodic reports and
registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, which important factors are incorporated herein by
reference. IDX undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking
statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of
unanticipated events, or changes in future operating results,
financial condition or business over time.

About Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (AHS) is the leading provider of
clinical software, connectivity and information solutions for
physicians. The Company’s TouchWorks(TM) software is a modular
Electronic Medical Record (EMR) that enhances physician productivity
by automating the most common physician activities including
prescribing, dictating, capturing charges, ordering labs and viewing
results, providing patient education, and documenting clinical
encounters. TouchWorks is available on the latest Tablet PCs, wireless
handheld devices, desktop workstations and over the Internet. AHS also
offers electronic document imaging and scanning solutions through its
Advanced Imaging Concepts subsidiary. Additionally, AHS provides
healthcare product education and market research programs for
physicians through its Physicians Interactive(TM) unit and medication
fulfillment services through its Allscripts Direct(TM) unit. Visit AHS
on the Web at

Strategic partners include IDX Systems (Nasdaq: IDXC); IMS Health
(NYSE: RX); Microsoft; Hewlett-Packard Company; and Medco Health.

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 2003
Annual Report on Form 10-K, available through the Web site maintained
by the Securities and Exchange Commission at

             Margo Happer, 802-859-6169
             Robert Stirewalt, 802-864-1758, ext. 6933
             Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
             Dan Michelson, 847-680-3515, Ext. 4330
             Paul Peterson, 847-680-3515, ext 4475

    SOURCE: Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
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