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Partnership Reinforces Edge’s Commitment to Delivering Innovative
Solutions to Mac-based Physicians

CHICAGO and RICHMOND, British Columbia, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ —
Allscripts and Edge Health Solutions, Inc. announced today that Edge will
offer the Allscripts Electronic Health Record as Allscripts MyWay(TM) for Mac
to physicians and dentists who use practice management software on the Mac OS
X(R) platform and in furtherance of the parties’ partnership.


Allscripts and Edge recently announced an exclusive partnership agreement
under which Edge will provide the Allscripts Electronic Health Record solution
as part of its portfolio of solutions for Apple desktops, laptops and mobile
devices, to be bundled with Edge’s proprietary software. Going forward, Edge
will market the Allscripts Electronic Health Record as Allscripts MyWay(TM)
for Mac, underscoring Edge’s commitment to delivering innovative solutions for
the Apple Mac platform and its partnership with Allscripts. Allscripts MyWay
for Mac will be customized to work seamlessly with Edge’s other practice
management solutions

“Allscripts is synonymous with ‘Electronic Health Record’ and is the clear
leader in providing innovative, intuitive and flexible clinical solutions,”
said Troy Spracklin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Edge. “As we
continue expand our product offering to Mac-based healthcare providers, we
want to make clear that our EHR is Allscripts, and we think Allscripts MyWay
for Mac says it all.”

Apple, Mac, and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Certain
portions of the Allscripts MyWay Electronic Health Record are used under
license from iMedica Corporation.

About Edge Health Solutions, Inc.

Edge Health Solutions, Inc. (EHSI) is a is a privately held Canadian
software development company delivering one of today’s most innovative
practice management solutions exclusively for the Apple Mac(R) platform. EHSI
harnesses the unparalleled power of Mac OS X(R) using its proprietary Edge
Management Platform(TM) (EMP(TM)) which provides a foundation specifically
designed for the seamless integration of the most impressive core technologies
and related services known to the healthcare industry. EHSI developed the
world’s first truly integrated tablet Mac solution with its Edge Clinical
ChartBook(TM), a pen based clinical charting and patient education solution
available for both its edgeMD (medical) and edgeDMS (dental) software
offerings. Edge Health Solutions, Inc. is based in Richmond, British Columbia.

About Allscripts

Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) uses innovation technology to bring health to
healthcare. More than 150,000 physicians, 700 hospitals and nearly 7,000
post-acute and homecare organizations utilize Allscripts to improve the health
of their patients and their bottom line. The company’s award-winning
solutions include electronic health records, electronic prescribing, revenue
cycle management, practice management, document management, medication
services, hospital care management, emergency department information systems
and homecare automation. Allscripts is the brand name of Allscripts-Misys
Healthcare Solutions, Inc. To learn more, visit

This news release may contain forward-looking statements within the
meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements regarding future events,
developments, the Company’s future performance, as well as management’s
expectations, beliefs, intentions, plans, estimates or projections relating to
the future are forward-looking statements within the meaning of these laws.
These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and
uncertainties, some of which are outlined below. As a result, actual results
may vary materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements.
Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements are: the
volume and timing of systems sales and installations; length of sales cycles
and the installation process; the possibility that products will not achieve
or sustain market acceptance; the timing, cost and success or failure of new
product and service introductions, development and product upgrade releases;
competitive pressures including product offerings, pricing and promotional
activities; our ability to establish and maintain strategic relationships;
undetected errors or similar problems in our software products; compliance
with existing laws, regulations and industry initiatives and future changes in
laws or regulations in the healthcare industry; possible regulation of the
Company’s software by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; the possibility
of product-related liabilities; our ability to attract and retain qualified
personnel; our ability to identify and complete acquisitions, manage our
growth and integrate acquisitions; the ability to recognize the benefits of
the merger with Misys Healthcare Systems, LLC (“MHS”); the integration of MHS
with the Company and the possible disruption of current plans and operations
as a result thereof; maintaining our intellectual property rights and
litigation involving intellectual property rights; risks related to
third-party suppliers; our ability to obtain, use or successfully integrate
third-party licensed technology; breach of our security by third parties; and
the risk factors detailed from time to time in our reports filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission, including our 2007 Annual Report on Form
10-K available through the Web site maintained by the Securities and Exchange
Commission at The Company undertakes no obligation to update
publicly any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.

SOURCE Allscripts – 05/01/2009

Allscripts Contacts:
Dan Michelson
Chief Marketing Officer

Todd Stein
Senior Manager/Public Relations


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