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  Cincinnati Eye Institute to Eliminate Paper Charts Across Multiple

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading
provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions
that physicians use to improve healthcare today announced that
Cincinnati Eye Institute has selected Allscripts to electronically
connect their physicians across 20 locations.

Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) has been providing medical and
surgical eye care to patients in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana for over
50 years. With the Cincinnati Eye Institute’s 45 physicians working
across multiple locations, patient chart availability created constant
challenges. Due to the complexity of multiple locations and
transporting charts, CEI realized that a more stable environment was

After spending more than a year studying and comparing Electronic
Health Records, Cincinnati Eye Institute’s project managers, Deborah
Kinney and Marsha Wylie, found that Allscripts allowed for the most
flexible approach to implementation and development.

TouchChart Electronic Health Record is designed for the unique
needs of independent physician practices. Built upon the solid
foundation of Allscripts award-winning document imaging and management
solution, formerly known as Impact.MD, Cincinnati Eye Institute will
initially implement the document imaging and scan capabilities to
quickly gain physician utilization and realize a rapid return on
investment and then move to other modules.

“Cincinnati Eye Institute first explored a redesign of our paper
record,” said Rodney Roeser, President and Chief Administrative
Officer of Cincinnati Eye Institute. “However, we quickly realized
that would only be a temporary fix to the growing problem. Allscripts
Electronic Health Record does not require our physicians to change the
way they practice. The hybrid design of a scanning solution and an
Electronic Health Record allows our physicians to continue practicing
eye care as they do now with little change, and offers those who
choose to advance quickly to the Electronic Health Record environment
a seamless transition.”

In addition to improving CEI’s clinical needs, utilizing an
Electronic Health Record will have a significant cost savings impact
by eliminating courier fees incurred for chart transportation between
offices, reducing paper chart costs and staff salaries, and overall
improving efficiencies in the practice.

“As one of the largest ophthalmology practices in the United
States, Cincinnati Eye Institute, required a clinical information
system that would allow them flexibility to implement quickly without
impacting their ability to see patients,” said Glen Tullman, Chief
Executive Officer of Allscripts. “Ophthalmologists have specific needs
when it comes to an Electronic Health Record. TouchChart allows
physicians to learn at their own pace with the adoption of individual

About Cincinnati Eye Institute

For more than 50 years, Cincinnati Eye Institute has provided the
highest level of medical and surgical eye care. Today, Cincinnati Eye
Institute (CEI) is the largest ophthalmology practice in the United
States with more than 45 eye doctors, many of whom are recognized
among the leading subspecialists in the field. The CEI’s
ophthalmologists practice in 20 locations across three states,
Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. Cincinnati Eye Institute has earned the
reputation as one of the world’s premier ophthalmic treatment,
research and education centers.

About Allscripts

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions 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 Healthcare Solutions
             Dan Michelson, 312-506-1217
             Cincinnati Eye Institute
             Don Holmes, 513-984-5133

    SOURCE: Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
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