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Nation's Largest Municipal Hospital and Health System to Automate Patient Care
                       Management and Discharge Process

CHICAGO, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX), the
leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions
that physicians use to improve healthcare, today announced that New York City
Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) has selected the Canopy(R) Care
Management solution from Allscripts to help manage and coordinate care for
patients throughout their stay at the hospital.


The largest municipal hospital and health care system in the country, HHC
is a $5.4 billion public benefit corporation that serves 1.3 million New
Yorkers and nearly 400,000 who are uninsured. HHC provides medical, mental
health and substance abuse services through its 11 acute care hospitals, four
skilled nursing facilities, six large diagnostic and treatment centers and
more than 80 community-based clinics. Additionally, HHC Health and Home Care
provides health services at home for New Yorkers.

Following a competitive selection process, HHC will deploy Canopy
initially at four New York metropolitan sites, with an option to extend the
solution to all 11 of its hospitals. The four sites, which together account
for nearly 2 million annual patient visits, are: Elmhurst Hospital Center, a
556-bed facility in Elmhurst, NY; Queens Hospital Center, a 260-bed facility
in Jamaica, NY; Woodhull Medical Center, a 371-bed facility in Brooklyn, NY;
and Kings County Hospital Center, a 627-bed facility, also in Brooklyn.

Canopy streamlines and automates the care management process
— utilization, case management, quality management and discharge — and
monitors each patient’s length of stay and health status from admission to
discharge. A web-based solution that leverages the Application Service
Provider (ASP) model to minimize hardware and support requirements, Canopy can
be installed and implemented in under 12 weeks and is available to end-users
from any location with Internet access. By standardizing the patient care
management process and enhancing the productivity of the care management team,
Canopy has generated an immediate return-on-investment for more than 200
hospitals across the nation, including some of the nation’s most prestigious
medical institutions.

“We’re pleased that Allscripts is the choice of the nation’s largest
municipal hospital and healthcare system, and we look forward to helping HHC
enhance its operations for the benefit of all New Yorkers,” said Glen Tullman,
Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. “Hospitals today need accurate,
real-time information to provide the best possible care for their patients
while more effectively managing their costs. Allscript’s Canopy offering
delivers that and more.”

HHC will interface Canopy with its other inpatient information systems,
providing a real-time feed of essential patient clinical, financial and
demographic information to inform the care management team, and will also have
the option of providing information feeds to the Allscripts Electronic Health
Records being used by ambulatory physicians across the state.

About Allscripts

Allscripts is the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and
information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare. The
Company’s business units provide unique solutions that inform, connect and
transform healthcare. Allscripts award-winning software applications include
Electronic Health Records, practice management, e-prescribing, document
imaging, emergency department, and care management solutions, all offered
through the Company’s Clinical Solutions units. Additionally, Allscripts
provides clinical product education and connectivity solutions for physicians
and patients through its Physicians Interactive(TM) unit, and medication
fulfillment services through its Medication Services unit. 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 2006 Annual Report on Form 10-K, available through the Web site
maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at

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