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CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 27, 2006–Allscripts
(Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity
and information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare,
announced today that the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Glen
Tullman, was named as ‘CEO of the Year’, during the 2006 CityLIGHTS
Award Ceremony by the Illinois Information Technology Association

This year marked CityLIGHTS 7th annual celebration of vitality and
innovation in the Illinois technology community. The awards honor
those individuals and companies whose innovation and success are
driving change in Illinois.

“ITA is honored to recognize Glen Tullman as our CEO of the Year.
The success of the company as well as his other accomplishments is to
be commended and emulated. Glen is a prime example of the great talent
in Illinois’ IT industry,” said Fred Hoch, President of Illinois IT

The CityLIGHTS ‘CEO of the Year’ Award represents the Chief
Executive Officer who has taken their company to new heights in the
past year. This year’s finalists included Ed Zander, Chief Executive
Officer of Motorola, Inc., and Roderick Walker, President and Chief
Executive Officer of Knightsbridge Solutions.

“A great CEO surrounds himself or herself with great people and
I’m fortunate to have a world class management team and hundreds of
committed individuals who work at Allscripts and are committed to
using our software and technology to improve healthcare,” said Glen
Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. “My selection of ‘CEO
of the Year’ by the Illinois Technology Association is a great honor
for me and I accept it on behalf of our company and all of our

Mr. Tullman joined Allscripts as Chief Executive Officer in 1997.
On his arrival, Mr. Tullman brought in a new management team and took
the Company public. Using proceeds from the public offering, he
completed three significant acquisitions to extend Allscripts product
offerings from electronic prescribing to electronic health records,
document imaging and clinical reference tools. Most recently, he
spearheaded the Company’s efforts to acquire one of its competitors,
A4 Health Systems, which instantly doubled the size of Allscripts and
its sales force, in addition to bringing the Company into the practice
management business and providing clinical software solutions to small
or independent physician practices.

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

    SOURCE: Allscripts
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