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CHICAGO and DALLAS, July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Allscripts
(Nasdaq: MDRX), the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and
information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare, announced
today that Urology Associates of North Texas (UANT) has selected Allscripts as
their Electronic Health Record (EHR) provider to automate and connect their 50


UANT is the largest integrated private practice urology group in the
United States, with 50 physicians in 20 locations across the Dallas-Fort Worth
metropolitan area serving 36,000 new patients each year. The group was one of
the first large, single-specialty practices in the nation to adopt a paperless
Electronic Health Record solution five years ago, and today has over 350,000
patients in an active database. The Allscripts EHR will replace that system,
building upon UANT’s early success with a first generation Electronic Medical
Record and taking advantage of the latest technology and features that allow
for increased usability, better connectivity to key healthcare stakeholders,
and real-time information — all important elements in improving care and
participating in pay-for-quality initiatives.

“We have long appreciated the positive impact on quality of care inherent
in information technology, and this new partnership with the leading company
in the healthcare IT space is a natural next step that will allow us to
realize our full potential,” said John House, Managing Partner of UANT. “The
ultimate benefit from the new EHR will accrue to our patients in the areas of
safety, rapid implementation of recognized best practices, interoperability
with other healthcare providers, and efficiencies that should improve the
patient experience.”

The web-based Electronic Health Record from Allscripts automates everyday
clinical tasks such as prescribing medications and documenting patient visits,
while connecting physicians electronically to laboratories, pharmacies,
insurers and other key healthcare stakeholders. Ranked No. 1 in its market
category by the recently released KLAS Top 20: Mid-Year 2007 Report of product
and service performance, Allscripts delivers instant access to patient
information anywhere at anytime, whether providers are in the clinic, at the
hospital or on-call at home. The solution provides physicians 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 particular needs while protecting the discrete data needed for research
and analytics.

“We are convinced that Allscripts will be a great partner with a strong
focus on helping us succeed at the business of medicine,” said Robert Dowling,
MD, Medical Director of UANT. “We’ve experienced what happens when vendors
don’t keep up with changes in a dynamic industry and we believe Allscripts is
ahead of the curve with innovative technology that makes the practice of
medicine easier, plus lots of experience helping clients migrate from older

UANT will integrate Allscripts with its new Centricity Business (formerly
IDX Groupcast) practice management system to directly link clinical and
financial information across the network.

“As one of the more innovative and forward-looking specialty practices in
the country, UANT provides a good culture match for Allscripts and we look
forward to working together to enhance the quality of care for North Texas
patients,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. “With
healthcare continually evolving and becoming more sophisticated, physicians
need the latest information at their fingertips to help them provide improved
care at lower cost — and Allscripts delivers.”

About Urology Associates of North Texas

Urology Associates of North Texas is the largest integrated private
practice urology group in the United States, with 50 physicians in 20
locations across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. The group is distinguished
from other community-based urology practices by a commitment to
sub-specialization within Centers of Excellence staffed by urologists with
extraordinary experience and/or fellowship training in pediatric urology,
incontinence and voiding dysfunction, laparoscopic and robotic surgery, male
infertility, human sexuality, and urologic oncology. The physicians at UANT
are able to offer their patients a high quality, streamlined and comprehensive
experience through direct ownership and control of imaging services, clinical
laboratory services, anatomical pathology services, radiation therapy services
as well as inpatient and outpatient hospital 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 units provide unique solutions that inform, connect and transform
healthcare. Allscripts award-winning software applications include Electronic
Health Records, practice management, e-prescribing, document imaging,
emergency department, and care management solutions, all offered through the
Company’s Clinical Solutions units. 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 Services unit. To learn more, 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 2006 Annual Report on Form 10-K, available through the Web site
maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at

SOURCE  Allscripts
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    /CONTACT:  Dan Michelson, Chief Marketing Officer, +1-312-506-1217,, or Todd Stein, Senior Manager-Public Relations,
+1-312-506-1216,, both of Allscripts; or Robert A.
Dowling, M.D., Medical Director, +1-817-784-0818,, or Tom
Hall, Chief Executive Officer, +1-817-784-0818,, both of UANT/
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CO:  Allscripts; Urology Associates of North Texas; UANT
ST:  Illinois, Texas

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