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    Billing Company to Host and Support Web-Based Solutions for up to 500

CHICAGO and ESCONDIDO, Calif., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ —
Allscripts, the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and
information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare, announced
today that CHMB Solutions will offer the company’s Electronic Health Record
(EHR) and Practice Management (PM) solution to its nearly 500 clients and
other physician practices across California.

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CHMB is one of the largest California-based providers of outsourced
business services for physician practices, including billing, IT support and
Application Service Provider (ASP) solutions such as practice management
software. By hosting Allscripts remotely at a specialized, secure data center,
CHMB provides a simple, affordable means of delivering vital patient
information to caregivers and practice managers anytime and anywhere, without
major investments in hardware or IT resources.

CHMB initially will provide application hosting, implementation, training
and ongoing support of Allscripts for 250 physicians. Over the next two to
three years, the group expects to host Allscripts for between 400 and 500
total physicians.

“Our physician practices want the latest technology delivered quickly and
affordably but with world-class implementation, training and support, and this
agreement with Allscripts brings them solutions that are proven and that
work,” said Janet Boos, President of CHMB Solutions. “We’ve always been
vendor neutral but to enhance our effectiveness we’ve now selected a partner
whose premier product offerings will help our clients improve patient care and
better manage their practices.”

The Allscripts Electronic Health Record enables physicians to instantly
access patient information when and where they need it — in their practice,
at the hospital or while on-call at home. The web-based solution speeds and
automates everyday clinical tasks such as prescribing and refilling
medications, ordering and viewing tests, and documenting care. The Allscripts
Practice Management solution combines sophisticated scheduling and Revenue
Cycle Management tools in a single package and incorporates advanced features
such as rule-based appointment scheduling, multi-resource and recurring
appointment features, referral and eligibility indicators, and appointment and
claims management.

According to Bob Svendsen, Chief Executive Officer of CHMB Solutions,
fewer than 10 percent of the company’s clients have deployed an Electronic
Health Record. “The majority of our clients will be making an EHR decision
over the next few years and we think they’ll be impressed by our ability to
provide a single-source solution that frees them from having to make capital
investments or acquire additional technology resources,” Svendsen added.

“We’re excited to partner with CHMB Solutions to deliver our electronic
health record and practice management solution to physicians across
California,” said Allscripts Chief Executive Officer Glen Tullman. “By
offering our solution via the ASP model with local and regional support and
implementation, CHMB will help improve the quality of care that their
physician clients deliver and ultimately lower the cost of running a medical

CHMB selected Allscripts from among 10 other vendors for the company’s
stability, its strong commitment to the interoperability of its solutions, and
“the quality of their leadership, which is truly dedicated to the mission of
improving healthcare through information technology,” said Svendsen.

About CHMB Solutions

CHMB is a leading provider of outsourced business services founded in 1995
to provide billing and other business services for medical practices of all
sizes via the ASP model. By addressing all the various elements of hardware,
software, connectivity, implementation and ongoing training and support
challenges facing physician offices today, CHMB provides a cost-effective
solution for Revenue Cycle Management, practice efficiency, patient care,
clinical integration and pay for performance requirements.

About Allscripts

Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) is the leading provider of clinical software,
connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to improve
healthcare. The company’s unique solutions inform, connect and transform
healthcare, delivering improved care at lower cost. More than 40,000
physicians and thousands of other healthcare professionals in clinics and
hospitals nationwide utilize Allscripts to automate and connect everyday tasks
such as writing prescriptions, documenting patient care, managing billing and
scheduling, and safely discharging patients. To learn more, visit Allscripts

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 2006 Annual Report on Form 10-K, available through the Web site
maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at

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+1-312-506-1216,, both of Allscripts; or Ron
Anderson, Marketing Director of CHMB, +1-760-520-1340,, for Allscripts/
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CO:  Allscripts; CHMB Solutions
ST:  Illinois, California

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