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CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 21, 2004–Allscripts Healthcare
Solutions (Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading provider of clinical software,
connectivity and information solutions for physicians, announced today
that Mark A. Thierer has joined the company as President of the
Physicians Interactive(TM) (PI) business unit. Mr. Thierer will lead
the strategic expansion of Physicians Interactive’s business model
into new markets within the pharmaceutical and managed healthcare
marketplace and shepherd the introduction of a number of new products
and services scheduled to be released over the next six months.

“Mark’s experience, market knowledge, and executive level business
relationships within the managed care and pharmaceutical industries
will help Physicians Interactive capitalize on new revenue
opportunities,” commented Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions. “Mark is a strategic thinker with a
strong operating background and a track record of driving results. He
will help Allscripts deliver an expanded value proposition to our
major stakeholders and become a member of our senior team.”

Prior to joining Allscripts’ PI business unit, Mr. Thierer spent
ten years at CaremarkRx, serving in a number of senior operating
roles. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of New
Ventures, focusing on CaremarkRx’s strategic growth initiatives. Prior
to CaremarkRx, Mr. Thierer spent eleven years with IBM Corporation,
serving in senior sales and sales management positions focused on the
healthcare IT marketplace. Mr. Thierer holds an M.B.A. and a B.S. in

About Physicians Interactive

Physicians Interactive is the market leader in innovative and
interactive product solutions for physicians and healthcare
professionals. PI builds strong relationships with physicians by
utilizing Internet-based, interactive programs to deliver valuable,
up-to-date clinical information about medical products, both at the
point-of-care and outside the practice setting. PI is a trusted
physician communication platform, servicing 46 pharmaceutical,
biotech, and medical device companies, including nine of the top ten
major pharmaceutical firms. PI operates in nine countries outside the
United States, and is uniquely positioned to capture a growing share
of the physician information and education marketplace. Physicians
Interactive is a division of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions.

About Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (AHS) is the leading provider of
clinical software, connectivity and information solutions for
physicians. The Company’s TouchWorks(TM) software is a modular
Electronic Medical Record (EMR) that enhances physician productivity
by automating the most common physician activities including
prescribing, dictating, capturing charges, ordering labs and viewing
results, providing patient education, and documenting clinical
encounters. TouchWorks is available on the latest Tablet PCs, wireless
handheld devices, desktop workstations and over the Internet. AHS also
offers electronic document imaging and scanning solutions through its
Advanced Imaging Concepts subsidiary. In addition to Physicians
Interactive, AHS offers medication fulfillment services through its
Allscripts Direct(TM) unit. Visit AHS on the Web at

Strategic partners include IDX Systems (Nasdaq:IDXC); IMS Health
(NYSE:RX); Microsoft; Hewlett-Packard Company; and Medco Health.

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 Healthcare Solutions
             Dan Michelson, 847-680-3515, ext. 4330
             Physicians Interactive
             Courtney Doninger, 847-680-3515, ext. 4408

    SOURCE: Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
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