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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. & CHICAGO, Jan 27, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Allscripts (Nasdaq:MDRX), the leading provider of
clinical software, connectivity and information solutions that
physicians use to improve healthcare, today announced that University
of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will implement the TouchWorks(TM)
Electronic Health Record at its Huntsville Regional Medical Campus.
Using a modular implementation approach, the deployment will initially
include 30 faculty members, 36 residents and 60 medical students.

“The physicians at the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus are
eager to automate their daily routine, but require a solution which is
easy to use,” said Scott Bence, Assistant Dean of the University of
Alabama at Birmingham’s Huntsville campus. “Allscripts modular
approach enables us to implement quickly, while delivering a
user-friendly solution to our physicians to ensure rapid utilization.
Ultimately, this will allow UAB to teach state-of-the-art healthcare
delivery to America’s future physicians.”

The Accrediting Council for Graduation Medical Education (ACGME)
and the Residency Review Committee for Family Practice has been
encouraging medical schools to include health information technology
in physician training programs. With the adoption of TouchWorks, UAB
physicians in Huntsville will gain the necessary skills to leverage
technology throughout their professional careers.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham ranks among the nation’s
top universities in funding from the National Institutes of Health,
and the U.S. News and World Report consistently rates UAB among ‘One
of America’s Top Medical Schools’.

“As a nationally recognized leader, UAB saw the opportunity to
take its regional campus faculty and physicians in training to the
next level of healthcare delivery,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive
Officer of Allscripts. “UAB is delivering on their mission of being
one of America’s premier teaching, research and healthcare

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

About University of Alabama at Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a 36-year old
comprehensive, metropolitan university and medical center that
encompasses 82 city blocks and has a student enrollment of more than
17,000. UAB also is home to a large graduate school, a world-renowned
health care complex and more than 70 research centers, focusing on
such diverse issues as AIDS vaccines and aging to the environment,
urban affairs and telecommunications. UAB operates a regional medical
campus located in Huntsville Alabama serving the citizens of North

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 clinical software applications include
Electronic Health Record, e-prescribing and document imaging
solutions. Additionally, Allscripts provides clinical product
education and connectivity solutions for physicians and patients
through its Physicians Interactive(TM) Group and medical fulfillment
services through its Medication Services Group. To learn more, visit
Allscripts on the Web at

This announcement may contain forward-looking statements about
Allscripts 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 2004 Annual Report on Form
10-K, available through the Web site maintained by the Securities and
Exchange Commission at

SOURCE: Allscripts

Dan Michelson, 312-506-1217                                   
University of Alabama at Birmingham     
Scott Bence, 256-539-7757                   
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