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       Phoenix Multi-Specialty Group Practice to Connect 170 Clinicians
                             with Web-hosted EHR

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Direct from the HIMSS
2008 Conference and Exhibition, Allscripts, the leading provider of clinical
software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to
improve health care, today announced that CIGNA Medical Group (CMG) has
selected Allscripts as their Electronic Health Record (EHR) provider for their
primary care and specialty physicians. An EHR is a highly secure web-based
software application that allows clinicians to record each and every aspect of
a patient’s health record in real time in an electronic format. A division of
CIGNA HealthCare of Arizona, Inc., CMG is one of the largest multi-specialty
group practices in metropolitan Phoenix with more than 170 clinicians in 21

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The Electronic Health Record from Allscripts replaces paper recordkeeping
by allowing clinicians to complete everyday clinical tasks such as prescribing
medications, ordering and viewing laboratory tests, and documenting patient
care in real time in an electronic format.

“Our EHR choice is designed to help improve quality by facilitating our
physicians’ practice of following evidence-based medical practices, using
electronic, rather than paper, records,” said Bob Carroll, vice president of
operations for CIGNA HealthCare of Arizona.

Allscripts will connect CMG physicians and other caregivers to
laboratories, pharmacies, insurers and other key healthcare stakeholders,
while delivering secure, immediate access to patient information at the point
of care — whether in the office, at the hospital or remotely. Important
features of the Electronic Health Record include robust tools for
documentation and orders, seamless support for pay-for-performance
initiatives, and plug-and-play connectivity to more than 100 medical devices
through the Universal Application Integrator(TM). Allscripts also provides
1,200 ready-to-use CareGuide templates with best practice guidelines, and
automated health management plans customized for each patient.

“We are extremely proud that one of the nation’s largest health care
organizations has selected our electronic health record to transform care
within its Arizona physician group,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive
Officer of Allscripts. “By implementing Allscripts, CIGNA Medical Group is
providing its physicians with the information they need, when and where they
need it, to deliver improved care at lower cost.”

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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CO:  Allscripts; CIGNA Medical Group
ST:  Florida

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