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    CHICAGO & TORRANCE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2006--

    California's Second Largest Medical Group to Market Integrated
   Electronic Health Record and Practice Management System to 2,000
                   Physicians in Greater Los Angeles

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading
provider of clinical software and information solutions that
physicians use to improve healthcare, announced today that HealthCare
Partners Medical Group has purchased licenses to offer TouchWorks(TM)
Practice Management to the group’s more than 2,000 affiliated
physicians and other care givers throughout the Los Angeles area.

HealthCare Partners, California’s second largest medical group,
implemented Allscripts TouchWorks Electronic Health Record (EHR) for
its more than 400 staff physicians early in 2005. Today’s agreement
enables HealthCare Partners to market TouchWorks Practice Management
to its affiliated physicians, either on a standalone basis or
integrated with TouchWorks EHR.

“By offering our affiliated physicians an integrated EHR and
practice management solution from Allscripts, we will be able to
provide them a seamless connection to our employed physicians and the
entire continuum of care, creating an electronic dialogue between
physicians at many locations, their patients, payers and all of the
other important healthcare stakeholders,” said Robert Margolis, M.D.,
Chief Executive Officer of HealthCare Partners Medical Group. “That
kind of real-time connectivity enables clinicians in multi-specialty
medical groups to work together to provide coordinated care.”

TouchWorks Practice Management combines sophisticated
scheduling and financial management tools in a single package.
Important features of the solution include rules-based appointment
scheduling, multi-resource and recurring appointment features,
referral and eligibility indicators, and appointment and claims

“As we proceeded down the path of implementing the TouchWorks
Electronic Health Record and discovered how well that application
works for us, we decided to acquire TouchWorks Practice Management to
give our non-employed physicians an integrated back office look and
feel to go along with the EHR,” said Zan Calhoun, HealthCare Partners
Chief Information Officer. “Allscripts’ web-based architecture is well
suited to our needs, both in technology and the ability to deploy the
EHR and practice management solution cost effectively.”

Allscripts Chief Executive Officer Glen Tullman added: “We are
excited that HealthCare Partners, long recognized as one of the most
progressive, stable and financially sound medical groups in
California, will offer our Practice Management solution to its
affiliated physicians. The Electronic Health Record they have
implemented, paired with this offering for independent physicians and
groups, creates the kind of connectivity so important to delivering
coordinated care.”

About HealthCare Partners Medical Group

HealthCare Partners Medical Group and its affiliated independent
physician associations (IPAs) serve over 500,000 patients. The medical
group’s group-model division provides medical services through
approximately 400 physicians at 32 offices and four urgent care
centers throughout greater Los Angeles. Its IPAs provide care through
hundreds of other offices around Los Angeles and Orange County. It is
the second largest medical group in California after Kaiser
Permanente. For more information about HealthCare Partners, please
visit their website at

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

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 2003
Annual Report on Form 10-K, available through the Web site maintained
by the Securities and Exchange Commission at

    CONTACT: Allscripts
             Dan Michelson, 312-506-1217
             HealthCare Partners Medical Group
             Mann & Associates
             Kimi Mann, 323-256-5081

    SOURCE: Allscripts
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