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Leading Tennessee Physician Practice Selects TouchWorks for 100 Physicians

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., and CHICAGO, May 20, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ — Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (Nasdaq: MDRX), the leading provider of
clinical software and information solutions focused on physicians, announced
today that Summit Medical Group in Knoxville, Tennessee, expanded their use of
TouchWorks Rx+(TM). After using the e-prescribing software with a subset of
physicians, Summit will be rolling out the program for use by approximately
100 of their 155 physicians.

“Based on our initial success with TouchWorks, we’re excited to expand the
use of this technology to more of our physicians,” commented Tim Young, Chief
Executive Officer of Summit Medical Group. “We’re counting on TouchWorks to
help our physicians further reduce the risk of medication errors and save time
for both our physicians, their staff and the patients.”

Summit utilizes TouchWorks Rx+ as a medication management and prescription
communication tool to provide physicians with drug and allergy interaction
checking and plan-specific formularies at the point of care. Using wireless
HP iPAQ(TM) PDA’s, physicians prescribe and route prescriptions directly from
the exam room. With TouchWorks Rx+, Summit hopes to increase patient safety
and reduce callbacks from pharmacies while streamlining office workflow.

“Our clinical software, like TouchWorks Rx+, enables physicians to focus
on providing the best possible care for their patients by providing real-time
information and eliminating unnecessary paperwork,” noted Glen Tullman, Chief
Executive Officer of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions. “Our relationship with
IDX enhances this efficiency by enabling TouchWorks to interface with Summit’s
IDX practice management system.”

Summit will integrate TouchWorks with their existing Groupcast(TM)
Practice Management Solution from IDX. Summit has been an IDX customer since
1995. The integration of TouchWorks and Groupcast will directly link clinical
and financial activities and assist in driving operational improvements. Due
to a 10-year strategic alliance with IDX, AHS provides interfaces between
TouchWorks and IDX systems, such as Groupcast, for no additional charge.

About Summit Medical Group

Summit Medical Group has 155 physicians in 36 office locations and 9
hospitals serving patients in the East Tennessee region. Summit “has come a
long way” since its inception in 1995 and will continue to be creative as well
as innovative in service. Summit is moving ahead in other areas as well,
including cooperation with its community hospital partners in meeting their
primary care needs and improving inpatient hospital care. Summit continually
strives to develop new programs for practical, meaningful patient education.
Summit’s dedication to service and excellence remains a prime motivation in
providing for the needs of those who entrust their health to Summit

About Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is the leading provider of clinical
software and information solutions focused on physicians. The Company’s
TouchWorks software is a modular electronic medical record that enhances
physician productivity using a wireless handheld device, Tablet PC, or desktop
workstation to automate the most common physician activities including
prescribing, dictating, capturing charges, ordering labs and viewing results,
providing patient education, and documenting clinical encounters.
Additionally, AHS provides patient compliance and healthcare product education
services for physicians through its Physicians Interactive(TM) business and
also provides medication fulfillment services. AHS provides software and
services to over 20,000 physicians across the U.S.

Strategic partners include IDX Systems (Nasdaq: IDXC); IMS Health
(NYSE: RX); Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT); Hewlett-Packard Company; and Medco

TouchWorks Rx+, TouchWorks, and Physicians Interactive are trademarks of
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions. Visit AHS 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 2002 Annual Report on Form 10-K, available through the Web site
maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at .

SOURCE Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Dan Michelson, Vice President of Marketing, +1-847-680-3515,
Ext. 4330, , or Paul Peterson, Senior Marketing
Manager, +1-847-680-3515, Ext. 4475, , both of
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
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