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Allscripts Sunrise Acute Care and Sunrise Ambulatory Care Receive 2014 ONC HIT Certification

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Allscripts Sunrise Acute Care and Sunrise Ambulatory Care Receive 2014 ONC HIT Certification

17:30 EDT Tuesday, June 25, 2013

CHICAGO, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) announced today that Allscripts Sunrise Acute Care 6.1 and Allscripts Sunrise Ambulatory Care 6.1, are compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and were certified as Complete EHRs on June 19, 2013 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable Eligible Provider and Hospital certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The ONC 2014 Edition criteria support both Stage 1 and 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

"The Certification of our Sunrise Acute Care and Ambulatory Electronic Health Records is an important commitment we made to our clients," said Paul M. Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. "We believe our certified products, coupled with our experience delivering positive outcomes for tens of thousands of physician practices and hospitals across the country, make Allscripts an ideal organization to partner with as we deliver the tools for superior population health management."

The ONC HIT Certification Program certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2014 Edition criteria and EHR Modules meet one or more ? but not all ? of the criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) for either eligible provider or hospital technology.

"CCHIT congratulates companies successfully achieving EHR technology certification," said Alisa Ray, executive director, CCHIT. "These companies are now able to make their products available to providers wishing to adopt health IT to demonstrate meaningful use and earn Stage 1 or Stage 2 incentives."

Allscripts Sunrise Acute Care Version 6.1's certification number is CC-2014-498885-1. ONC HIT certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The clinical quality measures to which Allscripts Sunrise Acute Care Version 6.1 has been certified include:

CMS30v2CMS32v1CMS53v1CMS55v1CMS60v1CMS71v2CMS72v1CMS73v1CMS91v2CMS100v1CMS102v1CMS104v1CMS105v1CMS107v1CMS109v1CMS110v1CMS111v1CMS114v1CMS108v1CMS190v1

The additional software Allscripts Sunrise Acute Care Version 6.1 relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes:Allscripts Clinical Performance Management v12.0MedAllies Direct Solutions v1.0Allscripts Knowledge-Based Medication Administration (KBMA) v6.1Cerner Multum addVantageRx v4.0Allscripts Sunrise eLink v6.1Allscripts Sunrise Patient Portal v6.1

The additional types of costs that an eligible provider, eligible hospital, or critical access hospital would pay to implement the Allscripts Sunrise Acute Care Version 6.1 in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures may require annual or one-time fees for the licensing of additional software modules and optional one-time fees for services.

Allscripts Sunrise Ambulatory Care Version 6.1's certification number is CC-2014-498885-2. ONC HIT certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The clinical quality measures to which Allscripts Sunrise Ambulatory Care Version 6.1 has been certified include:

CMS50v1CMS69v1CMS75v1CMS122v1CMS123v1CMS126v1CMS131v1CMS134v1CMS138v1CMS155v1CMS163v1CMS165v1

The additional software Allscripts Sunrise Ambulatory Care Version 6.1 relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes:Allscripts Clinical Performance Management v12.0MedAllies Direct Solutions v1.0Cerner Multum addVantageRx v4.0Allscripts Sunrise Clinical Analytics v12Allscripts Sunrise eLink v6.1Allscripts Sunrise Patient Portal v6.1

The additional types of costs that an eligible provider, eligible hospital, or critical access hospital would pay to implement the Allscripts Sunrise Ambulatory Care Version 6.1 in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures may require annual or one-time fees for the licensing of additional software modules and optional one-time fees for services.

About Allscripts Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers require to generate world-class outcomes. The company's Electronic Health Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity and information solutions create a Connected Community of Health? for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations.  To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.

About CCHITThe Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology.  The Commission has been certifying electronic health record technology since 2006 and is authorized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a certification body (ONC-ACB).  CCHIT is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a certification body for the ONC HIT Certification Program for electronic health record (EHR) technology and accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as an Accredited Testing Laboratory (ATL) to test EHRs. More information on CCHIT and its programs is available at http://cchit.org.

About the ONC HIT Certification ProgramThe ONC HIT Certification Program, provided by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®)" as an Office of the National Coordinator ? Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB), evaluates EHR technology that has been tested against criteria and standards adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). This certification qualifies EHRs as capable of supporting achievement of meaningful use for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).  ONC HIT certification conferred by the Certification Commission does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

"CCHIT®" and "CCHIT Certified®" are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.

© 2013 Allscripts Healthcare, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Allscripts, the Allscripts logo, and other Allscripts marks are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Allscripts Healthcare, LLC in the United States and/or other countries.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements regarding future events or developments, our future performance, as well as management's expectations, beliefs, intentions, plans, estimates or projections relating to the future are forward-looking statements with the meaning of these laws. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, some of which are outlined below. As a result, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what impact they will have on our results of operations or financial condition. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors include, among other things: the possibility that our current initiatives focused on product delivery, client experience, streamlining our cost structure, and financial performance may not be successful, which could result in declining demand for our products and services, including attrition among our existing customer base; the impact of the realignment of our sales and services organization; potential difficulties or delays in achieving platform and product integration and the connection and movement of data among hospitals, physicians, patients and others; the risks that we will not achieve the strategic benefits of the merger with Eclipsys Corporation (Eclipsys) or our acquisition of dbMotion, Ltd. (dbMotion), or that the Allscripts products will not be integrated successfully with the Eclipsys and dbMotion products; competition within the industries in which we operate, including the risk that existing clients will switch to products of competitors; failure to maintain interoperability certification pursuant to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), with resulting increases in development and other costs for us and possibly putting us at a competitive disadvantage in the marketplace; the volume and timing of systems sales and installations, the length of sales cycles and the installation process and the possibility that our products will not achieve or sustain market acceptance; the timing, cost and success or failure of new product and service introductions, development and product upgrade releases; any costs or customer losses we may incur relating to the standardization of our small office electronic health record and practice management systems that could adversely affect our results of operations; competitive pressures including product offerings, pricing and promotional activities; our ability to establish and maintain strategic relationships; errors or similar problems in our software products or other product quality issues; the outcome of any legal proceeding that has been or may be instituted against us and others; compliance obligations under new and existing laws, regulations and industry initiatives, including new regulations relating to HIPAA/HITECH, increasing enforcement activity in respect of anti-bribery, fraud and abuse, privacy, and similar laws, and future changes in laws or regulations in the healthcare industry, including possible regulation of our software by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; the possibility of product-related liabilities; our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel; the continued implementation and ongoing acceptance of the electronic record provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, as well as elements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka health reform) which pertain to healthcare IT adoption, including uncertainty related to changes in reimbursement methodology and the shift to pay-for-outcomes; maintaining our intellectual property rights and litigation involving intellectual property rights; legislative, regulatory and economic developments; risks related to third-party suppliers and our ability to obtain, use or successfully integrate third-party licensed technology; breach of data security by third parties and unauthorized access to patient health information by third parties resulting in enforcement actions, fines and other litigation. See our Annual Report on Form 10-K/10K-A for 2012 and other public filings with the SEC for a further discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties applicable to our business. The statements herein speak only as of their date and we undertake no duty to update any forward-looking statement whether as a result of new information, future events or changes in expectations.

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SOURCE Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

For further information: Investors: Seth Frank, 312-506-1213, seth.frank@allscripts.com, or Media: Claire Weingarden, 312-447-2442, claire.weingarden@allscripts.com

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