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    CHICAGO & DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 21, 2006--

   100+ Physician Multi-Specialty Group Will Provide Patients Secure
               Access to Online Personal Health Records

Allscripts (Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading provider of clinical
software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use
to improve healthcare, announced today that The Iowa Clinic, P.C. has
selected the TouchWorks(TM) Electronic Health Record to provide
electronic connectivity to the 119-physician multi-specialty group.

The Iowa Clinic was formed in the mid-1990s when multiple
physician practices merged into one. The physician-owned group
required a solution that would provide physicians with instant access
to their patients medical records at the point of care, remotely or in
the hospital.

“The Clinic believes that information technology is a key part of
transforming healthcare,” said C. Edward Brown, Chief Executive
Officer of The Iowa Clinic, which provides care in 32 medical
specialty areas. “Our physicians are embracing this transformation and
believe our partnership with Allscripts will enable The Iowa Clinic to
provide its patients a delivery process that will be more efficient
with enhanced clinical care.”

Along with the Electronic Health Record, The Iowa Clinic will
implement TouchWorks iHealth(TM), a solution that gives patients
secure online access to their own personal health record. Using
iHealth, patients can securely register for appointments and request
prescription refills online. Patients also can access trusted
health-related content from their physicians and ultimately be
provided with tools enabling them to communicate with Iowa Clinic
physicians online.

“The Iowa Clinic is committed to offering patients a safer, more
efficient healthcare experience, and the Electronic Health Record is
critical to achieving that mission,” said Glen Tullman, Chief
Executive Officer of Allscripts. “The integration of iHealth will
better inform patients about critical information, connect them to
their physicians, and directly involve them in their own care. The
Clinic’s physicians and patients will be able to collaborate on care,
leading to higher quality and more cost-effective outcomes.”

The Iowa Clinic will integrate TouchWorks with its existing IDX(R)
Groupcast(TM) practice management solution from IDX Systems
Corporation. Allscripts and IDX, now a part of GE Healthcare, share a
strategic relationship that will directly link clinical and financial
information to support operational improvements at The Clinic.

About The Iowa Clinic, P.C.

Founded in 1993, The Iowa Clinic, P.C. is a physician-owned
organization that draws on a membership of nearly 120 physicians
representing 32 specialties. As one of the largest and most
comprehensive healthcare clinics in the Midwest, The Iowa Clinic
serves nearly 20 communities with specialty and primary care services.
The Iowa Clinic partners with local hospitals as well as with Iowa’s
most respected medical centers to provide prompt, leading-edge medical
treatment. Additionally, The Iowa Clinic has outreach clinics located
throughout central Iowa to provide communities with local medical
specialty services.

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
             The Iowa Clinic
             Amy Hilmes, 515-241-4484

    SOURCE: Allscripts
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