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CHICAGO, Mar 5, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ —

Academic Medical Center to Implement TouchWorks mEMR

Allscripts Healthcare
Solutions (Nasdaq: MDRX) today announced a three-year agreement with Thomas
Jefferson University in Philadelphia to provide TouchWorks(TM) software
solutions. Jefferson has committed to a minimum of 100 physicians over the first
two years of the agreement and has the ability to expand the agreement for all
of their physicians. Jefferson will implement TouchWorks charge capture
application followed by TouchWorks modules for e-prescribing, dictation and
document management.

“The ability to provide solutions for several point-of-care needs, coupled with
the ability to provide those solutions in a single device, along with the
prospect of a solid return on investment led us to choose TouchWorks,” stated
Wayne Thompson, Chief Information Officer for Thomas Jefferson University. “The
modular nature of TouchWorks will let us start building our electronic medical
record with a single application, enable our physicians to gain a level of
comfort, and then allow us to add more functionality.”

The TouchWorks Charge(TM) module will enable Jefferson to improve billing
accuracy as well as enhance charge capture. Jefferson will also add TouchWorks
Rx+(TM) e-prescribing application and modules for dictation and document
management, building their solution into a full mobile and modular electronic
medical record, or mEMR(TM).

“To effectively leverage medical information technology today, physician groups
choose complete, integrated solutions that can be implemented quickly,”
commented Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts Healthcare
Solutions. “Allscripts has the experience to deploy TouchWorks, even in a
complex university setting, in as little as 90 days.”

With this agreement, Thomas Jefferson University joins the list of prestigious
academic medical centers already using the TouchWorks software suite. Other such
customers include the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the University of
South Florida, the University of Southern California, the University of
Minnesota Physicians and Washington University.

About Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is the leading provider of point-of-care
decision support solutions for physicians. The Company’s TouchWorks software
products enhance physician productivity using a wireless handheld device or
desktop workstation to automate the most common physician activities including
prescribing, capturing charges, dictating, ordering labs and viewing results,
providing patient education, and taking clinical notes. The Company also
provides medication fulfillment services. Additionally, Allscripts provides
patient compliance and healthcare product education services for physicians
through its Physicians Interactive unit. Allscripts provides services to over
20,000 physicians across the U.S.

Strategic partners include IDX Systems (Nasdaq: IDXC); IMS Health (NYSE: RX);
Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT); Compaq (NYSE: CPQ); Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX);
and Merck-Medco.

TouchWorks, mEMR, TouchWorks Charge, and TouchWorks Rx+ are trademarks of
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions. 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 2000 Annual Report on
Form 10-K, available through the Web site maintained by the Securities and
Exchange Commission at .

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SOURCE Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

CONTACT:          Dan Michelson, Vice President of Marketing for Allscripts
Healthcare Solutions, +1-800-654-0889, ext. 4330,


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