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CHICAGO, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX), the
leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions
that physicians use to improve healthcare, today announced multiple sales of
its Practice Management (PM) solutions, helping physicians in practices across
the nation become more productive while improving service to their patients.

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In the first three months of 2007, dozens of medical practices of all
sizes purchased the Allscripts solutions, which combine sophisticated Revenue
Cycle Management and patient scheduling tools in a single package.
HealthMatics(R) Ntierprise and TouchWorks(TM) PM both incorporate advanced
features such as rules-based appointment scheduling, multi-resource and
recurring appointment features, referral and eligibility indicators and
advanced claims management.

“In today’s competitive environment, we need to find ways to reduce
clinical and administrative costs while maintaining our high patient care
standards, and Allscripts delivers that and more,” said Dave Devalk, Chief
Executive Officer of Reno Heart Physicians, in Reno, Nevada. The cardiology
group is deploying TouchWorks PM to support its 18 cardiologists across three

“We believe the time and cost savings that Allscripts will bring is
substantial,” added Bette Warn, Executive Director of ATD resources in
Lakewood, CO, a company that uses HealthMatics Ntierprise to manage the
billing and other back-office services for 62 physicians. “For example, we’ll
be able to tell why claims were rejected and correct the claim immediately,
reducing claim denials and in turn saving us manpower and costs.”

To augment their Practice Management system, ATD and more than 30 other
practices who selected an Allscripts solution in the first three months of
2007 added iClaim Powered by Navicure, a powerful and proactive solution for
claims management that accelerates payment of claims, increases billing
transparency, and helps to prevent payment denials. The comprehensive iClaim
solution ensures that all levels within an organization — from billing staff
to executive leadership — have tools at their fingertips to spot common
sources of billing errors, identify payment trends and improve operational

“Before we had Allscripts with iClaim, we had to sort through piles of
reports sent from our claims clearinghouse to find information about
reimbursement,” said Jason McCafferty, Administrator of Leachman Cardiology
Associates, a seven-physician Houston medical group that is deploying
HealthMatics Ntierprise with iClaim. “We are convinced that Allscripts will
help us reduce our rejected claims by finding the cause of claims errors and
quickly correcting them before they’re submitted to the payer.”

A sample of some of the other physician groups and physician management
companies that selected Allscripts Practice Management solutions in the first
quarter of the year includes:

     -- Ascend Billing Services in Littleton, CO; 23 physicians
     -- Blue Ridge Pediatrics in Staunton, VA; four physicians
     -- Central Maryland Urology in Laurel, MD; six physicians
     -- Comprehensive Integrated Medicine in Rolling Meadows, IL;
        five physicians
     -- Dr. Bradley Musser in Dallas, TX; one physician
     -- Gastroenterology Associates of North Texas, in Fort Worth, TX;
        13 physicians
     -- Laurel Ob-Gyn in Asheville, NC; four physicians
     -- Medical Center of Elberton, in Elberton, GA; five physicians
     -- Medical Provider Services in Lake Charles, LA; eight physicians
     -- Metrolina Nephrology Associates in Charlotte, NC; 16 physicians
     -- PK Medical Billing in Lakewood, CO; 24 physicians
     -- University Medical Associates in Evans, GA; eight physicians

“Physician practices of all sizes need the best solutions available to
help them manage all the variables at play in healthcare reimbursement today,”
said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. “Our Practice
Management solutions enhance a practice’s bottom-line performance and
ultimately make it easier for physicians to deliver high quality patient care
at lower cost.”

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 http:/

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