CHICAGO, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) announced preliminary sales results for the second quarter of 2013. Allscripts expects bookings to exceed $200 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013. This compares positively with bookings of approximately $194 million for the second quarter of 2012 and approximately $178 million for the first quarter of 2013, respectively.
In addition, the Company expects total contract backlog as of June 30, 2013 to approximate $3.1 billion, or approximately 13 percent quarter-over-quarter growth, a Company record. Preliminary second quarter contract backlog includes the five-year extension for Managed IT Services with North Shore-LIJ Health System, as well as several other client extensions signed during the second quarter. The contract renewal at North Shore-LIJ Health System did not contribute to the bookings result for the second quarter.
"I am pleased to report tangible progress with several of our strategic initiatives," said Paul Black, Allscripts President and Chief Executive Officer. "Our focus on client obligations is beginning to deliver results as we see improving confidence from both inside and outside the Allscripts client base. We are seeing a healthy mix of new agreements with existing clients as well as new client wins, growing our recurring revenue backlog as well as bookings. We look forward to discussing our progress in further detail on August 8 th."
Earnings Call DetailsAllscripts will report its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2013, after the stock market closes on Thursday, August 8, 2013. Allscripts management will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the company's earnings and other information at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time that same day. The press release also will be available on the company's website at http://investor.allscripts.com. To listen to the conference call, participants may log onto http://www.allscripts.com/. Participants also may access the conference call by dialing (877) 303-0543 (toll free in the U.S.) or (973) 935-8787 (international) and requesting Conference ID #13179595 . A replay of the call will be available two hours after the conclusion of the call, for a period of two weeks, at http://www.allscripts.com/ or by calling (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406 - Conference ID #13179595 . The presentations may be accessed live or as archived files at http://investor.allscripts.com. 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. © 2013 Allscripts Healthcare, LLC. All Rights Reserved.