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ST. PAUL, Minn. & CHICAGO, Dec 01, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Allscripts (Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading provider of
clinical software, connectivity and information solutions that
physicians use to improve healthcare and IDX Systems Corporation
(Nasdaq:IDXC), a leading provider of healthcare information systems,
today announced that HealthEast Care System has selected and will
deploy both the TouchWorks(TM) Electronic Health Record from
Allscripts and the IDX(R) Flowcast(TM) revenue cycle management system
from IDX in their clinics.

As a community-focused healthcare system, HealthEast Clinics were
in need of a solution that would work seamlessly and enhance the
delivery of medical care in a complex setting, providing the groups
117 physicians across 11 locations with the decision support tools
they require.

“In our evaluation, the combined IDX and Allscripts solution
clearly emerged as not only the best solution on the market, but also
one of the most common solutions for groups of our size and
complexity,” said Ronald Strachan, Vice President and Chief
Information Officer of HealthEast Care System. “As we deploy the
Allscripts Electronic Health Record with the IDX revenue cycle
management system, we will not only see improvements to our financial
performance as a direct result of providing a better overall
experience for our patients, our providers and our staff.”

Flowcast and TouchWorks share common standards for navigation and
user interface design, and maintain patient context throughout the
combined solution. With a single login and a simple point and click
interface, users can access important clinical, financial and
administrative information from anywhere in either system. The end
result is a seamless experience for the user.

“HealthEast Care System was in need of an integrated solution that
would provide physicians and patients with the tools to create a
safer, more efficient healthcare system,” said Glen Tullman, Chief
Executive Officer of Allscripts. “Our track record of delivering
results for many of the nation’s leading medical groups proves that
healthcare transformation starts with the selection of the right
solutions, and we applaud HealthEast for taking this first step
towards clinical automation.”

The combined solution tackles both cost and quality concerns by
putting a patient’s clinical information into the hands of the
physician at the point of care while facilitating peak business
performance through integrated registration, scheduling and billing
functionality. Implementing the Flowcast patient access, billing and
reimbursement solutions will enable HealthEast to increase
organizational efficiencies, optimize the revenue cycle and improve
patient service.

“Our partnership with Allscripts provides a solution that can
truly transform healthcare organizations, from the back office to the
physician’s experience,” commented Jeff Kao, Senior Vice President and
General Manager of the IDX Flowcast Operating Unit. “This combined
level of automation and integration delivers mission critical
information exactly where and when it is needed, which enables the
clinician to deliver better, safer, and more efficient care for

About HealthEast Care System

HealthEast Care System is a community-focused, non-profit health
care system that provides a full spectrum of family health services.
The system currently includes 11 primary care clinics and a full
spectrum of out patient and specialty services that complement its
four hospitals, St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, Woodwinds
Health Campus and Bethesda Rehabilitation Hospital. Locally owned and
operated, HealthEast is the largest health care provider in the Twin
Cities’ East Metro area.

About IDX Systems Corporation

Founded in 1969, IDX Systems Corporation provides information
technology solutions to maximize value in the delivery of healthcare,
improve the quality of patient service, enhance medical outcomes, and
reduce the costs of care. Our systems are deployed to serve
approximately 150,000 physicians and are installed at over 3,400
customer sites, including more than 850 group practices and
approximately 370 integrated delivery networks servicing more than 500

IDX also provides its enterprise clinical software as a
subcontractor to BT, Local Service Provider for the United Kingdom
National Health Service’s National Programme for Information
Technology, an initiative to establish electronic patient records for
50 million patients.

The IDX web strategy includes browser technology, e-commerce and
web-based tools – built using Internet architecture – that facilitates
access for patients, physicians and care providers to vital health
information and data managed by the IDX clinical, administrative,
financial, and managed care products. IDX has approximately 2,400
full-time employees.

About Allscripts

Allscripts is the leading provider of clinical software,
connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to improve
healthcare. The Company provides unique solutions that inform,
connect, and transform healthcare. The Clinical Solutions Group’s
award-winning clinical software applications include electronic health
record, e-prescribing and document imaging solutions. Allscripts’
Physicians Interactive Group provides clinical product education and
connectivity solutions for physicians and patients. The Company’s
Medication Services Group provides medication fulfillment services. To
learn more, visit Allscripts on the Web at

IDX and Flowcast are registered trademarks or trademarks of IDX
Investment Corporation.

This press release contains forward-looking statements about IDX
Systems Corporation that involve a number of risks and uncertainties.
Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements are
uncertainties or difficulties in developing new services and systems,
including Flowcast, difficulties in implementing systems, possible
deferral, delay or cancellation by customers of computer system or
service purchase decisions, possible delay of system installations and
service implementations, development by competitors of new or superior
technologies, changing economic, political and regulatory influences
on the healthcare industry, possible disruptions in the national
economy caused by terrorist activities and foreign conflicts, changes
in product pricing policies, governmental regulation of IDX’s software
and operations, the possibility of product-related liabilities, and
factors detailed from time to time in IDX’s periodic reports and
registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, which important factors are incorporated herein by
reference. IDX undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking
statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of
unanticipated events, or changes in future operating results,
financial condition or business over time.

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 2004
Annual Report on Form 10-K, available through the Web site maintained
by the Securities and Exchange Commission at

SOURCE: Allscripts

Dan Michelson, 312-506-1217
HealthEast Care System
Jodi Ritacca, 651-232-6410
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