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ORLANDO, Fla. & CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 2, 2006–Allscripts
(Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity
and information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare,
today announced that Orlando Regional Healthcare has selected
TouchWorks(TM) Electronic Health Record to automate and connect 135
staff providers in 20 multi-specialty practices across Central

The contract will give Orlando Regional’s providers in 20
fully-owned practices instant access to clinical records from any of
the group’s 30 locations, its seven hospitals or any web-enabled
remote location. Physicians will also have connection to the other
administrative and clinical systems in use by the network through the
health system’s physician portal.

“One of the best ways to both enhance the quality of patient care
and reduce operational costs is to equip our providers with the most
current clinical information and most recent decision-making
guidelines when and where they need it,” said Rick Schooler, Vice
President of Information Services and Chief Information Officer of
Orlando Regional Healthcare. “Our partnership with Allscripts is
further evidence of Orlando Regional Healthcare’s commitment to
providing the best possible care for Central Florida’s residents.”

Consistently ranked as one of the Top 100 “Most Wired” hospitals
in the nation, Orlando Regional Healthcare is a seven-hospital system
that includes the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, and serves
more than 640,000 community residents and 4,500 international patients
annually. The not-for-profit, community-owned organization includes
Central Florida’s only Level One Trauma Center and is growing

During Orlando Regional’s comprehensive, two-year EHR selection
process, Allscripts consistently led the pack of 16 competing vendors,
said Robert Reyes, who is directing the implementation for the
hospital system. “Out of 157 doctors and residents that looked at the
products, we had 150 that said Allscripts was their number one pick,”
said Reyes. “Our doctors loved TouchWorks’ flexibility and especially
its ease of use. And the Allscripts library of pre-developed clinical
content for a number of our specialties will greatly reduce
implementation time for us.”

Orlando Regional will integrate TouchWorks with the group’s new
IDX(R) Flowcast(TM) practice management system. Allscripts and IDX,
now a part of GE Healthcare, share a strategic relationship that
directly links clinical and financial information systems to support
process redesign and operational enhancements. The deal marks a new
sale for both Allscripts and IDX.

“Allscripts is proud to partner with Orlando Regional Healthcare,
ranked one of the best hospital systems in the nation, to help deliver
state-of-the-art care for the patients of Central Florida,” said
Allscripts Chief Executive Officer Glen Tullman. “Ultimately,
improving the healthcare experience requires the kind of leadership,
boldness, compassion and innovation that Orlando Regional is
demonstrating with this initiative.”

About Orlando Regional Healthcare

Orlando Regional Healthcare, a 1,652-bed private not-for-profit
organization with 20 fully-owned ambulatory practices, was established
in 1918. The health system serves more than 640,000 Central Florida
residents and 4,500 international patients annually. As a
community-owned organization, Orlando Regional reinvests its profits
into many one-of-a-kind, specialized services like Central Florida’s
only Level One Trauma Center and statutory teaching hospital. U.S.
News & World Report ranked Orlando Regional Healthcare as one of the
nation’s best hospitals, Fortune magazine recognized Orlando Regional
as one of the Top 100 Companies to work for in America, and the Herman
Group designated Orlando Regional Healthcare an Employer of Choice.
More information is available at

About Allscripts

Allscripts is the leading provider of clinical software,
connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to improve
healthcare. The Company’s business groups provide unique solutions
that inform, connect and transform healthcare. The Clinical Solutions
Group’s award-winning software applications include electronic health
record, practice management, e-prescribing, document imaging,
emergency department and care management solutions. Additionally,
Allscripts provides clinical product education and connectivity
solutions for physicians and patients through its Physicians
Interactive(TM) Group and medication fulfillment services through its
Medication Services Group. To learn more, visit Allscripts on the Web

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 2005
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
             Orlando Regional Healthcare
             Sabrina Williams, 321-841-8748

    SOURCE: Allscripts
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