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27-Year Healthcare Veteran and Former CEO of i3 Named President of Allscripts
                     Physician Interactive Business Group

CHICAGO, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX), the
leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions
that physicians use to improve healthcare, announced today that Donato J.
Tramuto has joined the Company as President of the Physicians Interactive(TM)
(PI) business group. Mr. Tramuto will lead the strategic expansion of the
Physicians Interactive business model into new markets within the
pharmaceutical and managed healthcare marketplace and accelerate the
introduction of a number of new products and services scheduled to be released
over the next six months.

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“Donato’s experience, market knowledge, and executive level business
relationships within the pharmaceutical and managed care industries will help
Physicians Interactive capitalize on new revenue opportunities,” said Glen
Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. “Donato is a world-class
executive with a strong operating background and a track record of driving
results. He will help Allscripts deliver an expanded value proposition to our
major stakeholders and become a member of our senior leadership team.”
Mr. Tramuto has more than 27 years of healthcare experience in both the
product and service segments. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of i3,
a global pharmaceutical services company that is part of Ingenix (a
UnitedHealth Group Company), overseeing the Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical
Data, Analytics, Outcomes, EPI/Safety, Health Education, and Strategic
Consulting business units.

Prior to joining Ingenix, Mr. Tramuto was one of the founders of
Protocare, Inc., a large provider of drug development services, where he
served as Chief Executive and President of the Protocare Sciences Division and
Corporate Officer of Protocare from 1998 to 2003. Prior to co-founding
Protocare, Mr. Tramuto was Corporate Vice President of Marketing/Healthcare at
Caremark, where he helped create the company’s first disease management
program for HIV/AIDS.

Mr. Tramuto is the Chairman and founder of the Donato J. Tramuto
Foundation, a non-profit organization that he founded in 2001 to help
disadvantaged youth reach their educational goals. He also serves on the Duke
University Fuqua Health Care Advisory Board. In August of 2005, Mr. Tramuto
was selected by PharmaVoice as one of the “Top 100 Most Inspirational
Healthcare Leaders In the Life Sciences Industry.”

“I am committed to the idea that advanced technology, when coupled with
real-time data, provides a unique opportunity to create information products
that help physicians, pharmaceutical organizations, and managed care
organizations,” said Mr. Tramuto. “I believe that Allscripts is poised to
deliver on this unique combination and I look forward to helping the company
build on that strong position.”

About Physicians Interactive

Physicians Interactive (PI) is the market leader in innovative and
interactive product solutions for physicians and healthcare professionals. PI
builds strong relationships with physicians by utilizing Internet-based,
interactive programs to deliver valuable, up-to-date clinical information
about medical products, both at the point of care and outside the practice
setting. PI is a trusted physician communication platform, servicing 46
pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies, including nine of the
top 10 major pharmaceutical firms. PI operates in nine countries and the
United States, and is uniquely positioned to capture a growing share of the
physician information and education marketplace. Physicians Interactive is a
division of Allscripts.

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, electronic 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 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 2005 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, Matthew
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