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CHICAGO, Sep 10, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ —

Allscripts Recognized Among the Fastest-Growing Technology Companies For Second Consecutive Year

Healthcare Solutions (Nasdaq: MDRX), the leading provider of point-of-care
decision support tools for physicians, has been named to Deloitte & Touche’s
prestigious “Fast 50” Program for the Greater Chicagoland area, a ranking of the
50 fastest growing technology companies in the area. This honor marks the second
consecutive year that Deloitte and Touche has named Allscripts to this list.

“This award underscores our growth as well as the progress we have made towards
achieving our vision of becoming an indispensable part of the way physicians
practice medicine,” commented Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions.

To qualify for the Technology Fast 50, companies must have had operating
revenues of at least $50,000 in 1997 and $1,000,000 in 2001, must be public or
private companies headquartered in North America, and be “technology companies”
defined as companies that own proprietary technology which contributes to a
significant portion of the company’s operating revenues or devotes a high
percentage of effort to research and development of technology.

“Allscripts Healthcare Solutions has, once again, demonstrated significant
growth and its leadership in this region, and we at Deloitte & Touche salute
their accomplishments,” stated Tim McCarty, Partner-in-Charge, Technology, Media
& Telecommunications Practice. “We applaud Allscripts for having the long-term
vision to develop technology solutions for physicians that help increase the
efficiency and effectiveness of patient care.”

Winners of the 20 regional Technology Fast 50 programs in the United States and
Canada are automatically entered into the Deloitte & Touche Technology Fast 500
program, which ranks North America’s top 500 fastest- growing technology
companies. For more information on the Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 or Fast 500
programs, visit .

About Deloitte & Touche

Deloitte & Touche, one of the nation’s leading professional services firms,
provides assurance and advisory, tax, and management consulting services through
nearly 30,000 people in more than 100 U.S. cities. The firm is dedicated to
helping its clients and its people excel. Known as an employer of choice for
innovative human resources programs, Deloitte & Touche has been recognized as
one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” by Fortune magazine for
five consecutive years. Deloitte & Touche refers to Deloitte & Touche LLP and
related entities. Deloitte & Touche is the U.S. national practice of Deloitte
Touche Tohmatsu. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is a Swiss Verein, and each of its
national practices is a separate and independent legal entity. For more
information, please visit Deloitte & Touche’s Website at .
For more information on the Technology Fast 50 and Fast 500 programs, please
visit .

About Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is the leading provider of point-of-care
decision support solutions for physicians. The Company’s TouchWorks(TM) software
products enhance physician productivity using a wireless handheld device or
desktop workstation 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
patient compliance and healthcare product education services for physicians
through its Physicians Interactive(TM) unit. Allscripts provides services to
over 20,000 physicians across the U.S.

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 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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SOURCE Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

CONTACT:          Dan Michelson, Vice President of Marketing, +1-800-654-0889,
Ext. 4330, , or Paul Peterson, Sr. Marketing
Manager, +1-847-815-3369, , both of Allscripts
Healthcare Solutions, or Megan Wolfe of Deloitte & Touche,


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