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CHICAGO and JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., July 17, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ — Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX), the leading provider of clinical software,
connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to improve
healthcare, announced today that RadiantMed, an affiliate company of
MedAlliance Management Group, will deploy the TouchWorks(TM) Electronic Health
Record (EHR) to automate and connect physician practices across the region of
northeast Tennessee, southwest Virginia and western North Carolina.


Physician offices will be able to benefit from Allscripts Touchworks(TM)
technology via the RadiantMed ASP environment and the cooperative (co-op)
business structure — SharedSourceFramework(TM) (SSF).

MedAlliance is a management services organization that provides
comprehensive technology and management services to primary care and specialty
physician groups. Offerings include best-in-class applications and resources,
all of which are deployed under the guidance and direction of affiliate
service provider RadiantMed. Under the agreement, RadiantMed will distribute
MedAlliance TouchWorks licenses with the anticipation of providing a mutually
beneficial, cooperative business environment.

“Allscripts provides the sophisticated tools and information that we need
to help our physicians provide the best possible patient care,” said Michael
Ford, Chief Executive Officer of MedAlliance. “We feel confident that
Allscripts, being the market leader, is truly committed to developing
world-class solutions — and to building relationships of benefit for years to

TouchWorks speeds and automates everyday clinical tasks such as
prescribing and refilling medications, ordering and viewing tests, and
documenting care. The web-based Allscripts solution is ranked No. 1 in its
market category by the recently released KLAS Top 20: Mid-Year 2007 Report of
product and service performance. The Electronic Health Record delivers
instant access to patient information anywhere at anytime, whether providers
are in the clinic, at the hospital or on-call at home. TouchWorks enables
physicians to truly transform healthcare, with robust tools for documentation
and orders, preloaded connections to a range of devices, seamless support for
pay-for-performance and quality initiatives, and an advanced user experience
that lets users easily configure the system to their own specific needs while
protecting the discrete data needed for research and analytics.

After a comprehensive review of Electronic Health Record solutions,
MedAlliance and RadiantMed selected Allscripts for the company’s financial
stability, its strong reputation for client support, and its ability to
deliver reliable, high-performance clinical solutions.

“For private physician practices to survive and thrive in today’s
healthcare market, they not only must provide outstanding care but do it more
efficiently than ever before,” said Dr. Mark Howell, Physician Framework
Advisor for RadiantMed. “I’m confident that Allscripts provides one of the key
mechanisms that will transform healthcare and dramatically improve quality for
our physicians and their patients.”

Allscripts Chief Executive Officer Glen Tullman commented, “Management
service organizations deliver outstanding value to medical practices by
managing the technology end of our Electronic Health Record and letting
physicians focus on what they do best — caring for patients. We’re proud to
join MedAlliance and RadiantMed in providing their physicians access to the
right information at the right time, and the tools to enhance patient care at
reduced cost.”

About MedAlliance

MedAlliance began core operations in 1993. As the healthcare market
consolidated, splintered and reorganized, we saw the needs of independent
practitioners broaden at an incredible pace. We listened to our clients,
polled the marketplace, and quickly realized that traditional practice
management was no longer enough. Our clients needed a partner who could
provide new ideas, services, and opportunities to serve the growing needs of
the physician organization.

That’s why in 2000, after cultivating our client relationships during the
’90s, we refocused our mission with our new incorporation. We moved beyond our
expertise in traditional practice management to specialize in coding,
compliance, information systems and networking, broad-based management
consulting, and so much more. In other words, our clients defined our
business. For more information, visit

About RadiantMed

RadiantMed is an ASP built upon a powerful, unique cooperative (co-op)
business structure called — SharedSourceFramework(TM) (SSF). The
differentiator is that SSF is specially designed for small physician offices
of 15 doctors or less. This SharedSourceFramework(TM) gives smaller physician
offices the chance to utilize best-in-class business and medical operations
software that, in the past, was used only by larger healthcare operations.
Based upon our guidance and expertise SSF gives most any medical office the
opportunity to leverage the power of our network while retaining the benefit
of our expert and timely service. For more information, visit

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, electronic 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) unit, and medication
fulfillment services through its Medication Solutions unit. To learn more,
visit Allscripts 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

SOURCE Allscripts

Dan Michelson, Chief Marketing Officer, +1-312-506-1217,, or Todd Stein, Senior Manager-Public Relations,
+1-312-506-1216,, both of Allscripts; or Michael Ford,
Chief Executive Officer of MedAlliance, +1-423-915-1126,
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