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2006–Allscripts (Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading provider of clinical
software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use
to improve healthcare, announced today that Heritage Physician Group
will deploy the TouchWorks(TM) Electronic Health Record, connecting
its more than 40 physicians across eight office locations and enabling
the group to more aggressively participate in clinical trials.

As a multi-specialty group caring for patients across multiple
offices, Heritage Physician Group required an Electronic Health Record
that would provide physicians with the functionality they required to
enhance patient care and office efficiency, and that offered a vision
of new future services.

“Heritage Physician Group believes that by automating our medical
records system, our physicians will have better information to care
for their patients and spend less time following the paper trail of
medical records,” said Terry Brown, Chief Executive Officer of
Heritage Physician Group. “We concluded that Allscripts was not only
the safe choice for an Electronic Medical Record, but that it also
offered a unique view of the future, including programs like clinical
trials participation, which fit both the immediate and long-term goals
of our group.”

Along with the Electronic Health Record, Heritage Physician Group
will implement TouchWorks Study Manager(TM) to enhance its current
clinical trials program. TouchWorks Study Manager is designed to make
the process of conducting clinical trials more efficient, more
organized, more accurate and more profitable. TouchWorks Study Manager
is based on the popular Study Manager product from Advanced Clinical
Solutions, the most widely deployed clinical trials management
software in the US, used by more than 10,000 research professionals in
more than 1,800 provider organizations and clinics nationwide.
TouchWorks Study Manager provides physician practices with the data
tools to more easily participate in clinical research, resulting in
advanced care options for patients and improved profitability for the

“We are excited to partner with Heritage Physician Group as they
transform patient care in Central Arkansas,” said Glen Tullman, Chief
Executive Officer of Allscripts. “By taking their clinical trials
program to the next level with TouchWorks, Heritage physicians now
will be able to provide the highest level of patient care while, at
the same time, driving additional revenue for the practice.”

Heritage Physician Group will integrate TouchWorks with their
existing IDX(R) Groupcast(TM) practice management system. Allscripts
and IDX, now a part of GE Healthcare, share a strategic relationship
that directly links clinical and financial information systems to
support process redesign and operational enhancements.

About Heritage Physician Group

Heritage Physician Group is a multi-specialty group, representing
a wide variety of medical disciplines. Now with eight locations, the
independent group of skilled physicians has been caring for the Hot
Springs, Arkansas community for more than 50 years. Heritage Physician
Group’s mission is to offer quality healthcare and superior customer
service to all patients in an efficient integrated system.

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, e-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 2005
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
             Heritage Physician Group
             Terry Brown, 501-321-2293

    SOURCE: Allscripts
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