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2005–Allscripts (Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading provider of clinical
software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use
to improve healthcare, today announced that New Mexico Heart Institute
will deploy the TouchWorks(TM) Electronic Health Record from
Allscripts to connect physicians across 18 locations in New Mexico and
Southern Colorado.

As the leading cardiovascular center in New Mexico, New Mexico
Heart Institute conducted an extensive evaluation of electronic health
record (EHR) systems before selecting Allscripts. The 45 cardiologists
and cardiovascular specialists of NMHI were looking for a solution
that would improve access to patient information in order to improve
the quality of care.

“The Allscripts solution has a web-based architecture, which for
any modern system makes sense,” said Barry W. Ramo, M.D. of New Mexico
Heart Institute. “The documentation, retrieval and communication
aspects of the system are clearly superior to other electronic health
records we evaluated, including the offering from our own practice
management provider. We believe that TouchWorks will allow us deliver
world-class, evidenced-based care to our patients, ensuring the
highest quality of care.”

New Mexico Heart Institute is the first group in the state to
install a digital echocardiogram network to capture and archive echo
images and reports, allowing cardiologists to quickly access and
review images at NMHI’s nationally accredited diagnostic imaging
centers. The addition of an electronic health record will provide the
group’s cardiologists the right tools to automate their entire
practice, with a solution that can be modified and implemented to fit
the needs of their specialty. With the implementation of an EHR, New
Mexico Heart Institute physicians are again proving to be leaders in
transforming healthcare in New Mexico.

“NMHI has been a leader in using technology to provide world-class
patient care. Their decision to deploy a full electronic health record
is another step in that process. As a premier cardiology group in New
Mexico, New Mexico Heart Institute required an EHR with functionality
unique to cardiology,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of
Allscripts. “Allscripts understands there is a need for clinical
software designed for specialty groups and the addition of the New
Mexico Heart Institute is a key part of the Company’s focus on
specialty markets.”

NMHI will integrate the industry-leading TouchWorks Electronic
Health Record with their existing NextGen practice management system.

About New Mexico Heart Institute

The cardiologists of New Mexico Heart Institute have a 30-year
history of caring for patients in New Mexico. Since 1969, NMHI has
grown from three small one-office clinics to a statewide referral
system. New Mexico Heart Institute leads the state in developing
cardiovascular services, full service offices and travel clinics
throughout New Mexico and surrounding states. Today, NMHI includes 45
cardiovascular specialists and 18 locations throughout New Mexico and
Southern Colorado.

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

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

    CONTACT: Allscripts
             Dan Michelson, 312-506-1217
             New Mexico Heart Institute
             Brett Schuler, 505-843-2867

    SOURCE: Allscripts
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