CHICAGO, Mar 20, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ —
Award Presented at Intel’s International Solutions Summit
Healthcare Solutions (Nasdaq: MDRX) announced today that The Company received
Intel’s top honor for wireless solutions across all vertical markets at Intel’s
International Solutions Summit in Phoenix, AZ. Intel selected Allscripts for
this honor from a field of more than 1,300 Premier Solution Providers worldwide
based on their use of wireless technology in delivering TouchWorks(TM) mobile
clinical solutions to physicians.
The award was presented to Allscripts by Tom Kilroy, Intel’s Vice President for
Worldwide Channel Sales in the presence of Intel Premier Solution Providers from
around the world. The award recognizes Allscripts successful deployment of
TouchWorks mobile applications using Intel ProWireless RF technology, which
enables physicians to use a wireless handheld device to gain access to the
real-time information needed to make clinical decisions for their patients.
“Industries such as health care, which have a need for specialized solutions,
will help drive the next phase of mobile applications,” said Kilroy. “Wireless
solutions are quickly becoming mainstream in healthcare and Allscripts is
leading the way. We are proud to be associated with companies such as
Allscripts, an Intel Premier Provider, which are helping pioneer the
possibilities in this field.”
“It is an honor to be recognized as a leader by one of the world’s leading
technology companies,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts
Healthcare Solutions. “Intel has played a critical role in enabling us to
provide mobile applications that physicians want to use and need to have to
deliver patient care more efficiently and effectively.”
About Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is the leading provider of point-of-care
decision support solutions for physicians. The Company’s TouchWorks software
products enhance physician productivity using a wireless handheld device or
desktop workstation to automate the most common physician activities including
prescribing, capturing charges, dictating, ordering labs and viewing results,
providing patient education, and taking clinical notes. The Company also
provides medication fulfillment services. Additionally, Allscripts provides
patient compliance and healthcare product education services for physicians
through its Physicians Interactive unit. Allscripts provides services to over
20,000 physicians across the U.S.
Strategic partners and allies include IDX Systems (Nasdaq: IDXC); IMS Health
(NYSE: RX); Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT); Compaq (NYSE: CPQ); Intel Corporation,
Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX); and Merck-Medco.
TouchWorks is a trademark of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions. Visit Allscripts
on the Web at www.allscripts.com.
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 2000 Annual Report on
Form 10-K, available through the Web site maintained by the Securities and
Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov.
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CONTACT: Dan Michelson, Vice President of Marketing of Allscripts
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