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                       Allscripts Client Wins Top Honor

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — From the floor of the 2007
HIMSS (Healthcare Information Management Systems Society) Annual Conference
and Exhibition, Allscripts is excited to join in the recognition of Dr. James
R. Morrow of North Fulton Family Medicine, winner of the HIMSS Physician IT
Leadership award, and a long-standing user of the Allscripts Electronic Health

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The Physician IT Leadership award, announced in a ceremony here last
night, is presented annually to one individual who has demonstrated
significant leadership in the area of applying IT to the needs of physicians,
serving the Society and the industry.

“The Electronic Health Record has revitalized my purpose in life,” said
Dr. Morrow, who is a family practice physician and a Commissioner on the
Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT). “After
twenty-some years in practice and being in an exam room every day, I have an
opportunity to impact a lot more lives. Through my advocacy work, I feel like
I am reaching out to people who will then reach thousands, and that has
energized me all over again for healthcare.”

Dr. Morrow has achieved solid success using technology to improve patient
care and reduce costs at North Fulton’s 11-physician practice in suburban
Atlanta. In 2004, Dr. Morrow received the Nicholas Davies Award for Ambulatory
Care Excellence, the industry’s top honor for achieving significant success
with an Electronic Health Record. In addition to his position at CCHIT, Dr.
Morrow is Director of the Medical Association of Georgia Institute for
Excellence in Medicine, a member of the JCAHO Healthcare IT Advisory Panel and
Physicians Foundation Functional Review Panel, and volunteers his time in a
number of roles within HIMSS. He is also president and founder of Healthcare
Quality, Technology, & Research, Inc., a healthcare information technology
consulting firm.

“As a physician dedicated to quality patient care and a former HIMSS
Davies Award of Excellence recipient, Dr. Jim Morrow recognizes the benefit
that technology brings to his patients and to his medical practice,” said H.
Stephen Lieber, HIMSS President and Chief Executive Officer. “He is a
physician leader and volunteer with HIMSS, who continues to share his
knowledge and expertise with other physicians who want to make the transition
from paper to digital records. HIMSS is honored to recognize Dr. Jim Morrow as
the 2006 recipient of the Physician IT Leadership award.”

Thanks to Dr. Morrow’s leadership and drive throughout the implementation
process of North Fulton’s HealthMatics(R) Electronic Health Record from
Allscripts, the practice experienced a full first-year return on investment of
$1,249,568. Automating the practice has also enabled North Fulton to
significantly increase the number of patients treated annually from 21,000 to
80,000, while decreasing the number of full-time physician support staff from
4.7 per physician prior to implementation to 2.1 per physician today.

“Dr. Morrow is a true physician leader, based not only on his key role in
implementing HealthMatics at North Fulton, where they have achieved incredible
results, but also on his leadership within the broader physician and IT
community,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts.
“Allscripts is extremely proud to count Dr. Morrow as our client and we
congratulate him on this well-deserved honor.”

Dr. Morrow attended Clemson University for his bachelor’s and master’s
degrees before graduating from the University of South Carolina School of
Medicine. Prior to joining North Fulton Family Medicine in 1998, he practiced
in his home of Greenville, South Carolina. Today he practices in and manages
North Fulton’s office in Cumming, Georgia.

About North Fulton Family Medicine

North Fulton Family Medicine, which is comprised of three sites located in
Alpharetta, Cumming and Woodstock, Ga., handles 72,000 patient encounters
annually, primarily serving patients between the ages of 15 and 60. The
practice provides such services as complete physical examinations, onsite
X-rays, cardiac exercise stress testing, flexible sigmoidoscopy, pulmonary
function testing, school and sports physicals, immunization updates and
worker’s compensation examinations. For more information, visit .

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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